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 24Understanding Labour Laws (in Mandarin)24-25 January 2022
 25Tasks Automation with Microsoft Excel Macro / VBA (Fundamental & Intermediate) 25-26 January 2022
 27Certificate in Competency Based Human Resource Management (SME Skills Scheme) Session 227-28 January 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 27OSH in the Office27 January 2022 (Thursday) - 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
 27Managing Performance of Work From Home (WFH) Employees 27-28 January 2022 (9.00am – 12.30pm)
 27Memahami Akta Kerja 1955 & Peraturan-peraturan Pekerjaan27 Januari 2022 (9:00 pagi – 5:00 petang)
 09Digital Professional (SME Skills Scheme) - 3 Days9-11 February 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 10Certificate* Basics of Business Operations Management10-11 & 17-18 February 2022 (9 am - 5 pm)
 17Handling Misconduct Relating To Absenteeism17 February 2022 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)

 Bosses: Help ease our burden  Employers want the government to negotiate with the source countries of foreign labour to cap the recruitment fees charge by there as the online application for the hiring of some 32,000 workers begin this month.
Monday, 17 January 2022
 雇联:缩短来马时间 支持简化引进外劳程序  大马雇主联合会(MEF)主席拿督赛胡先表示,政府 允许引入新外劳的申请程序需简易化,以加速业者引进外劳所需的时 间。Saturday, 15 January 2022
 反对受虐外劳可换工 LLRC抨雇联不人道  劳工法改革联盟(LLRC)抨击马来西亚雇主联合会 (MEF),反对一项有关允许外国劳工在遭受虐待时可换工权利的提 议,这是不人道的作法。Saturday, 15 January 2022
 Stop being money-minded and resolve migrant workers’ plight, NGO tells MEF  MEF president Datuk Syed Hussain Husman objected to a proposal by migrant workers’ rights specialist Andy Hall to allow foreign workers to switch jobs to help them break free from forced labour.Saturday, 15 January 2022
 Unfair to allow foreign workers to switch employers, says MEF  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has voiced disagreement with an activist’s proposal that the government allow foreign workers to switch jobs to help them break free from forced labour.Thursday, 13 January 2022
 Segerakan pelaksanaan gaji minimum pekerja RM1,500  Presiden Persekutuan Majikan-Majikan Malaysia (MEF), Datuk Dr. Syed Hussain Syed Husman bahawa kebanyakan industri negara ini tidak bersedia menaikkan gaji minimum kerana masih terkesan susulan penularan Covid-19 yang melanda negara dua tahun lalu.
Thursday, 13 January 2022
 Better English, please  Recently, Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said it is necessary for employees to acquire English proficiency to advance their knowledge through continuous learning and to establish a better career path.Sunday, 9 January 2022
 Continue hybrid work model  A hybrid model of on-site and remote working should be continued in light of the fast-spreading Omicron variant of Covid-19, says the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF).Sunday, 2 January 2022
 Bosses up their guard against Omicron variant  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) is advising bosses not to rush to put all employees back in the workplace to prevent outbreaks, especially with the new Covid-19 variant being said to spread rapidly with less obvious symptoms.Sunday, 2 January 2022
 Young adults want WFH option too  These findings are supported by the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) “Implementation of Work From Home and Work From Office Practices In Response to Covid-19 Pandemic” survey where 89.4% of employees said they saved up on commuting expenses and 88.6% of them said they experienced less commuting stress.Sunday, 2 January 2022
 English proficiency a must  Jobseekers and undergraduates should include improving their English proficiency in their New Year resolutions if they are aiming for a better future and career path.Saturday, 1 January 2022
 雇联会: 5大工作技能之一 求职者需掌握英文  马来西亚雇主联合会(MEF)表示,精通英文是 雇主在聘请员工时会看重的5大工作技能之一。Friday, 31 December 2021
 MEF calls for authorities and financial institutions to assist employers post-flood recovery efforts  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said various initiatives should be provided to help employers get back on their feet such as loan moratoriums and tax deductions.Friday, 24 December 2021
 独家 | 疫情期减薪幅度大公开 最高 50% 大多被“砍” 20%  大马雇主联合会(MEF)指出,在疫情期间,雇主 实施减薪的比例从5%到50%不等,减薪频率最高,也就是大多数人被减 薪的幅度是20%,其次是10%和 50%。Tuesday, 7 December 2021
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2020e 2021f
Key Indicators*
Population (million)32.733.1
Real GDP (% Growth)-4.56.5 - 7.5
Per Capita Income (RM)43,35046,101
CPI (% Growth)-1.02.5
Labour Indicators*
Labour Force ('000)15,737.415,910.5
Unemployment Rate (%)4.23.5
Average Salary Increase**
Executive (%)4.82%4.59%
Non Executive (%)4.79%4.57%
Average Bonus Granted**
Executive (months)1.941.75
Non Executive (months)1.651.57
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Source: * Economic Outlook 2021
             ** MEF Salary Surveys

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