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Events > Conferences, Seminars & Workshops  
LHDNM-MEF Seminar 2016

Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri Malaysia (LHDNM) and Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) will be organising a Seminar on Taxation 2016..

Schedules & Rates 2016 3 February 2016

Media Centre > General News  
New Foreign Workers' Levy Rate System

The Ministry of Home Affairs recently announced adjustment of levy rate system for foreign workers.

2 February 2016

Media Centre > Press Release  
Higher Minimum Wages Boost Forecasted Salary and Bonus of Non‐Executives

Executives in the private sector can expect lower salary increments in 2016 while non-executives may anticipate slightly higher increments boosted mainly by higher minimum wages coming into effect next year.

24 November 2015

Media Centre > General News  
Telecommunication Disruption at MEF

Please be informed that the telephone line in MEF, Headquarters in Petaling Jaya is out of order until further notice.

20 November 2015

Media Centre > Press Release  
Budget 2016: Bleak Outlook for Employers

The Government’s decision to increase minimum wages would further increase challenges currently faced by the private sector employers.

23 October 2015

Media Centre > General News  
Reaksi MEF mengenai empat inisiatif oleh KWSP

Bersama Pengarah Eksekutif Persekutuan Majikan-Majikan Malaysia, MEF, Shamsuddin Bardan bagi mendapatkan reaksi beliau berkenaan dengan empat inisiatif penambahbaik skim oleh KWSP.

Video 20 October 2015

Media Centre > General News  
MEF: Give firms incentives to hire jobless grads

The MEF expresses the hope that Budget 2016 will see the government offering some form of incentives to companies to hire and provide training to unemployed graduates.

Video 20 October 2015

Media Centre > General News  
MEF: Don't allow early EPF withdrawals

Malaysian Employers Federation chief Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan says EPF members should only be allowed to withdraw their savings at retirement age, arguing that the current policy that allows early withdrawals has resulted in many members having insufficient savings upon retirement.

Video 20 October 2015

Media Centre > General News  
Kerajaan digesa tumpu 200,000 siswazah menganggur

Persekutuan Majikan-Majikan Malaysia, MEF menggesa kerajaan agar tidak hanya melihat kepada peratusan penggangguran, tetapi menumpukan kepada siapa yang masih belum mendapat pekerjaan. Pengarah Eksekutifnya, Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan melahirkan kebimbangan itu berikutan separuh daripada 400 ribu orang yang menganggur adalah siswazah lepasan diploma dan ijazah.

Video 20 October 2015

Media Centre > General News  
Tan Sri Dato' Azman Shah Haron, International Organization of Employers, ECOSOC High-level

Keynote address by Mr. Tan Sri Dato' Azman Shah Haron, President of the International Organization of Employers, at the 2012 High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (New York, 2 - 9 July).

Video 19 October 2015

Media Centre > Press Release  
Surveys on Medical Benefits, Man‐Days Loss and Issues on GST to Assist Employers Overcome Challenges

Employers lost about 591,199 man‐days last year and paid an average of about RM4,475.36 and RM762.27 per employee for hospitalisation and outpatient treatment respectively.

30 September 2015

Media Centre > General News  
MEF latest publication “MEF Survey on Medical Benefits and Man-Days Loss

Medical benefits form an important part of the compensation and benefits package offered by employers to attract, retain and engage employees.

11 September 2015

Media Centre > MEF in the News  
Migrant labour may outnumber local workforce

The Malaysian Employers Federation has expressed concern that the foreign worker population will soon surpass the local workforce if the government proceeds with bringing in 1.5 million Bangladeshis as announced earlier.

The Sun 12 February 2016

Media Centre > MEF in the News  
MEF: Plan for bosses of illegals not workable

The Government’s rehiring programme to allow companies to go online to obtain valid work permits for their illegal workers is not feasible said the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF).

The Star 8 February 2016

Media Centre > MEF in the News  
Send back redundant foreign workers, not raise levy, says employers’ group

The government should reduce the number of foreign workers in Malaysia by sending home those whose jobs were redundant instead of imposing higher levies to discourage reliance on migrant labour, the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) says.

The Malaysian Insider 6 February 2016







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November 2015


 Key Statistics
  2013p 2014f


  4.7% 4.5 ~ 5.5%


  2.1% 3.0 ~ 4.0%

Unemployment Rate

  3.1% 3.1%

p Preliminary       f Forecast


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