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MEF Academy Events
 20Employment Act 1955 & Regulations20-21 August 2019
 26Power Query: Transforming Your Work Processes using Excel26 Aug 2019
 27Data Management with PivotTable using Microsoft Excel27 August 2019
 27Microsoft Excel (Advanced) – Manipulating Data Effectively27-28 Aug 2019
 27Criminal Misconduct in Employment27 August 2019
 28Data Visualisation with Microsoft Excel Interactive Charts28 August 2019
 03Microsoft Excel (Advanced) – Manipulating Data Effectively3-4 September, 15-16 October 2019
 04Understanding Labour Laws4 - 5 September 2019
 17Interactive Visual Reporting and Analytics with Microsoft Excel Dashboard 17-18 Sept 2019 ; 10-11 Oct 2019
 19Microsoft Excel (Fundamental & Intermediate) – Essential Skills19-20 September 2019
 24Certified Professional Leadership in Management - In Collaboration with UNIMAS (Regional)24-25 September 2019
 25Power of Coaching & Counselling for Performance at the Workplace (Regional)25-26 September 2019
 

Highlights
 MRP Reduction Planning  MEF, in collaboration with MRP Advisory Services, invite employees of MEF member companies to grab this exclusive opportunity to reduce up to 80% of their housing mortgage interest amount and loan tenure through financial restructuring plan.Wednesday, 10 July 2019
 
 MOU between Government of Malaysia, MTUC, MEF and ILO on Decent Work Country Programme in Malaysia (2019 - 2025)  Monday, 24 June 2019
 
 YB M. Kula Segaran at dinner function with Malaysian Diaspora and Malaysian Delegates to 2019 ILC  Friday, 21 June 2019
 
 Address by YB M. Kulasegaran, Minister of Human Resources at the 108th Session of the ILC  Address by YB M. Kulasegaran, Minister of Human Resources, Malaysia at the 108th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) at Geneva, Switzerland on 18 June 2019.Wednesday, 19 June 2019 [External Site/Link]
 
 108th International Labour Conference (ILC)  The Centenary  International Labour Conference, opened in Geneva on 10 June 2019. During the Conference nearly 6,000 delegates – representing governments, workers and employers – will discuss transformative changes in the world of work, and will consider the adoption of a landmark ILO Centenary Declaration on the future of work.Friday, 14 June 2019
 
 The Daily Digest: Reforming Malaysia’s Labour Laws  A cost of living allowance of RM300, increased parental leave for mothers and fathers and housing allowances are just some of the labour reforms proposed by 58 unions affiliated with MTUC and some NGOs. We find out more about this in our second story.Wednesday, 12 June 2019 [External Site/Link]
 
 3-Day Mandatory Paternity Leave?  The Malaysian Employers Federation is concerned about the government's plans to implement a three-day mandatory paternity leave. We discuss some of those concerns with Dr Jashpal Kaur Bhatt.Wednesday, 12 June 2019 [External Site/Link]
 
 Ijazah bukan lagi 'lesen' dapatkan kerja impian  Persekutuan Majikan-Majikan Malaysia (MEF) mengakui gulungan ijazah kini bukan lagi lesen besar untuk menempatkan diri dalam dunia pekerjaan..Sunday, 7 July 2019
 
 Employers: Refugees can fill the labour gap  However, many of the employers interested in employing refugees who are here are wary about doing so as it is considered illegal in Malaysia, says its executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan.Sunday, 23 June 2019
 
 MTUC at loggerheads with HR Ministry, MEF over ratification of trade union rules  The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is at loggerheads with the Human Resources Ministry and the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) over the proposal for the ratification of a convention..Saturday, 22 June 2019
 
 Employer refuses to fund paternity leave, claims would cost RM157m  MEF executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said the three-day paternity leave, which the Human Resources Ministry is proposing to be funded by employers, will cost companies RM157.2 million, or RM52.4 million a day.Sunday, 16 June 2019
 
 Youth of the nation  But for young job seekers, MEF executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan advises them not to be disheartened if they come across challenges in securing jobs or permanent employment.Sunday, 16 June 2019
 
 Many not ready for impact of AI, 5G, says bosses’ group  “In 2006 and 2007, as banks started to introduce online banking, in Malaysia alone we saw over 20,000 job losses as banks consolidated their operations and closed branches,” said MEF executive director Shamsuddin Bardan.Thursday, 6 June 2019
 
 Employers deny there’s racial discrimination in job market  Two groups of employers have defended their hiring practices against allegations of deliberate racial discrimination.Saturday, 25 May 2019
 
 Freelancers will have little savings when they retire  Malaysian Employers Federation ED Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said the difficulty to secure work and the emergence of various online job platforms have made it easier for people to freelance and opt for multiple income streams.Wednesday, 15 May 2019
 
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Power Query: Transforming Your Work Processes using ExcelMidvalley City, KL26 Aug 2019
Data Management with PivotTable using Microsoft ExcelMidvalley City, KL27 August 2019
 

2018p 2019f
Key Indicators*
Population (million)32.432.7
Real GDP (% Growth)4.74.3 ~ 4.8
Per Capita Income (RM)42,62744,275
CPI (% Growth)1.00.7 ~ 1.7
Labour Indicators*
Labour Force (million persons)15.315.6
Employment (million persons)14.815.1
Unemployment Rate (%)3.43.3 ~ 3.5
Retrenchment (persons)23,168N/A
Foreign Workers ('000)2,015N/A
Average Salary Increase**
Executive (%)4.88%4.86%
Non Executive (%)4.88%4.89%
Average Bonus Granted**
Executive (months)2.182.06
Non Executive (months)1.951.97
pPreliminary   fForecast  
Source: * BNM Annual Reports
             ** MEF Salary Surveys

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