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MEF Academy Events
 07Tasks Automation with Microsoft Excel VBA/Macro7-8 July 2020, 13-14 August 2020
 07Employment Act 1955 & Regulations7-8 July 2020
 09Microsoft Excel (Fundamental & Intermediate) – Essential Skills9-10 July 2020, 4-5 August 2020
 09Microsoft Excel Functions & Formulas9-10 July 2020, 4-5 August 2020
 09Covid-19: Effective Strategies for remote working (Working from home)9-10 July 2020
 13Disciplinary Procedures 13-14 July 2020
 14Safe Return to Work: Implementing Covid-19 Prevention Program14-15 July 2020
 16Microsoft Excel (Advanced) – Manipulating Data Effectively16-17 July, 11-12 Aug 2020
 20Handling Misconduct Relating To Absenteeism20 July 2020
 04Microsoft Excel (Fundamental & Intermediate) – Essential Skills4-5 August 2020
 04Microsoft Excel Functions & Formulas4-5 August 2020
 11Microsoft Excel (Advanced) – Manipulating Data Effectively11-12 Aug 2020
 

Highlights
 Consultancy Service on Retrenchment Exercise  The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted businesses globally. Employers have to focus on managing their businesses effectively for sustainability in the current economic environment. Many employers in Malaysia are implementing cost cutting measures to ensure business viability.Friday, 3 July 2020
 
 Cabaran Ekonomi Malaysia tanpa Pekerja Asing  Persekutuan Majikan-Majikan Malaysia (MEF) menyarankan kerajaan menjenamakan semula pekerjaan yang dikategorikan sebagai 3D (kotor, bahaya dan sukar) untuk menarik minat warga tempatan menceburi bidang itu.Tuesday, 30 June 2020 [External Site/Link]
 
 Majikan sedia gaji rakyat tempatan ganti warga asing  Persatuan Majikan dan Pengilang berpendapat pekerja asing masih diperlukan untuk sektor tertentu seperti perladangan dan pembinaan.Thursday, 25 June 2020 [External Site/Link]
 
 Employers stumped by contradicting statements on SOP during CMCO  MEF strongly urged the government to urgently implement and communicate a clear,consistent and transparent administrative protocol for employers to prevent the spread of Covid‐19 during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) period.Friday, 5 June 2020
 
 Employers welcome RM35 billion lifeline  The RM35 billion stimulus package that was announced by the Prime Minister YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has provided employers and employees with a breath of fresh air as they struggle to restart business during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO).Friday, 5 June 2020
 
 Employers not keen on Penjana’s incentive programme  Companies struggling to stay afloat may not be in a position to take up a recent government scheme to subsidise allowances for fresh graduates hired to undergo apprenticeship as these would be considered full-time workers from the get-go.Friday, 3 July 2020
 
 Employees hit by pay cuts should be allowed to work less hours: Economist  Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said those taking a pay cut should be allowed to work fewer hours, to allow them to do supplementary jobs.Thursday, 2 July 2020
 
 Stimulus packages boost cash flow, but wage subsidies fail to help employees keep jobs  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) hailed the introduction of the moratorium on loans, saying it has been a lifeline for businesses and individuals affected by pay cuts and other austerity measures.Thursday, 2 July 2020
 
 MEF: Employers, businesses in urban cities will go bankrupt if minimum wage set at RM2,700 monthly  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) said many businesses will go under should the living wage in urban cities be set at RM2,700 per month.Monday, 29 June 2020
 
 Prepare people to survive setback: Economist  Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said the government’s financial assistance has only helped “a little bit”. “More can be done,” he said.Friday, 26 June 2020
 
 'Bar on foreign workers will not have big impact'  The plan to bar the intake of foreign workers until the end of the year will not have a huge impact on employers, said Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan.Wednesday, 24 June 2020
 
 ‘Employers’ right to recall staff to work in office’  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan (pix) said employees can request to work from home but they cannot insist on it.Wednesday, 17 June 2020
 
 False claims on virus test results have employers on alert  Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said Covid-19 tests for employees prior to resumption of work are arranged by employers, adding that something is not right should any employee does it on his own.Monday, 15 June 2020
 
 Work-from-home model can help companies cut costs  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan proposed that the government amend the Employment Act 1955.Saturday, 13 June 2020
 
 Malaysian Employers Federation: Stop commercialising recruitment of foreign workers  The exploitation of foreign workers recruitment for profits which benefits only certain parties should be stopped immediately, said The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan.Friday, 12 June 2020
 
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Tasks Automation with Microsoft Excel VBA/MacroOn-Line & Class-room Basis (subject to government’s approval, terms & conditions)7-8 July 2020, 13-14 August 2020
Employment Act 1955 & RegulationsOnline Learning-Microsoft Teams7-8 July 2020
Microsoft Excel (Fundamental & Intermediate) – Essential SkillsOn-Line & Class-room Basis (subject to government’s approval, terms & conditions)9-10 July 2020, 4-5 August 2020
 

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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