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MEF Academy Events
 28Certificate in Performance Coaching & Counseling28–30 September 2020
 01Criminal Misconduct in Employment1 October 2020
 06Certified CSR and Sustainability Management Professional (CSR)6–7 October 2020
 06Employment Act 1955 & Regulations6-7 October 2020
 07Certified Training Needs Assessor (TNA)7-8 October 2020
 08Time Management and Handling Work Stress - For Non-Executives (Post-Covid 19) (Mandarin)8 October 2020
 14HR For Beginners14-15 October 2020
 26Termination of Employment-During & Post MCO26-27 October 2020
 27Supervisory Skills For The New Workforce27-28 October 2020
 

Highlights
 President of MEF: Government’s KITA PRIHATIN critical for Economic well-being of the Nation  ​​The MEF hailed the government’s decision to extend the Wage Subsidy programme as a positive move towards avoiding massive retrenchments and stabilising the labour market. Friday, 25 September 2020
 
 Dato’ Dr Syed Hussain is the new elected MEF President  Dato’ Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman J.P. was elected as the new President of the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) at its first Council Meeting following the AGM that was held at the Holiday Villa Hotel and Conference Centre in Subang Jaya today.  Thursday, 17 September 2020
 
 MYFutureJobs  Jobseekers via MYFutureJobs starting 5th June 2020 onwards are eligible to receive:-Monday, 7 September 2020
 
 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
 
 Wage subsidy extension will reduce job cuts, says employers group  MEF executive director Shamsuddin Bardan said the announcement by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin had removed fears of massive retrenchments after Sept 30, when the programme, which came into effect in April, was originally set to end.Thursday, 24 September 2020
 
 Selangor traders in limbo over workers  Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said local governments should have given traders time to phase out their foreign workers.Thursday, 24 September 2020
 
 Promote multilingualism in education  Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan believes poor command of the English language among many Bumiputra graduates is the main reason why they find it hard to get jobs in the private sector, which accounts for 90% of employment in the country.Thursday, 24 September 2020
 
 Wage subsidy extension will reduce job cuts, says employers group  MEF executive director Shamsuddin Bardan said the announcement by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin had removed fears of massive retrenchments after Sept 30, when the programme, which came into effect in April, was originally set to end.Thursday, 24 September 2020
 
 MEF welcomes latest wage subsidy programme  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said the extension of the programme, which was the expansion of the Employment Retention Programme introduced during the Economic Stimulus Package in March this year, was timely.Wednesday, 23 September 2020
 
 Pandemic Hitting Older Workers Harder  “Employers are now focused on a person’s skills and experience in assisting business recovery, rather than age,” said Shamsuddin Bardan, executive director of the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF).Tuesday, 22 September 2020
 
 Jobs squeeze hits older workers harder, says employers group  MEF executive director Shamsuddin Bardan said most employers were now unable to offer long-term permanent employment as they are not sure of the sustainability of their businesses.Monday, 21 September 2020
 
 English barrier for Bumiputera graduates in job hunt, says MEF  MEF executive director Shamsuddin Bardan believes the perception that employers often discriminated against Bumiputera graduates was wrong because reasonable fluency in English was necessary for those working in the private sector.Sunday, 20 September 2020
 
 Skills are key, says MEF  But what will set one successful candidate apart from another in an increasingly competitive job market is the fresh graduate’s ability to acquire skills that can propel them in their chosen career path, said Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan.Sunday, 20 September 2020
 
 MEF minta program subsidi upah dilanjutkan  Program subsidi upah yang dijadualkan tamat akhir bulan ini, perlu dilanjutkan sehingga akhir tahun ini, kata Persekutuan Majikan-Majikan Malaysia (MEF).Sunday, 20 September 2020
 
 Syed Hussain appointed new president of M'sian Employers Federation  Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman has been elected as the new president of the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) for the 2020-2022 term, effective Thursday (Sept 17).Friday, 18 September 2020
 
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Certificate in Performance Coaching & CounselingMEF Petaling Jaya28–30 September 2020
Criminal Misconduct in EmploymentMEF Petaling Jaya1 October 2020
Certified CSR and Sustainability Management Professional (CSR)Eastin Hotel, Petaling Jaya6–7 October 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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