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MEF Academy Events
 07[USCI] Strategic Innovation7-8 October 2022
 12[UNITAR] Fundamentals in ESG12-13 Oct 2022
 13[Face to Face] WORKSHOP ON “What Must Employers Do to Win Dismissal Cases at The Industrial Court"13 Oct 2022; 20 Oct 2022; 25 Oct 2022; 27 Oct 2022; 10 Nov 2022
 17[UNITAR] HR Performance Metrics & People Analytics 17-18 October 2022
 20CRITICAL THINKING20-21 Oct 2022
 20[UCSI] High Impact Communication20-21 October 2022
 25[Face to Face] Occupational Safety and Health Coordinator Trained Person25, 26 and 27 October 2022 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
 26[Face to Face] Implementing Cost Cutting Measures for Business Continuity and to Stay Resilient26 October 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 18HR For Beginner (in Mandarin) 人事基础班18 November 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)

 Budget 2023: MTUC, MEF hope govt can alleviate workers’ financial burden post Covid-19  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) president Datuk Syed Hussain Syed Husman calls for the government to address the human capital issues as there is a perceived dearth of local talent with digital and innovative skills.Sunday, 2 October 2022
 MEF points out gaps in requiring bosses to receive foreign workers at KLIA  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has pointed out weakness in a new government policy requiring employers to receive foreign workers at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), stating it lacks information on who should receive the workers and the 6 hours window period was too short.Wednesday, 28 September 2022
 MEF wants discussion on new policy on foreign workers  The new policy requiring employers to receive new foreign workers at the KL International Airport (KLIA) needs to be discussed with the relevant stakeholders before it is implemented, according to the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF).Wednesday, 28 September 2022
 Perjelas peraturan wajib majikan ambil sendiri pekerja asing di KLIA - MEF  Presidennya, Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman, berkata Jabatan Imigresen Malaysia (Imigresen) perlu mengadakan perbincangan dengan pihak berkepentingan sebelum peraturan itu dikuatkuasakan, bagi memastikan ia tidak menimbulkan kesulitan kelak.Wednesday, 28 September 2022
 MEF urges prioritising mental health problems at work to ensure productive workforce  Its president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said unless handled with care, employees may even attempt suicide as a result of inadequate management of mental health.Saturday, 17 September 2022
 雇联:影响生产力 雇主须解决职场心理健康  大马雇主联合会(MEF)主席拿督赛胡先敦促雇 主加快解决职场心理健康问题。Saturday, 17 September 2022
 雇联:自杀案频传 促关注职场精神健康  赛胡先今日发文告说,多年来,自杀人数不断增加,我国职场也需要对这种现 象采取行动。Saturday, 17 September 2022
 Change needed to stem brain drain  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said the nation needs to review its policies to stem brain drain.Monday, 12 September 2022
 Go slow on us, MEF says as govt empowers Employment Act from Sept 1  Bosses have urged Putrajaya to reconsider the implementation of the amendment to the Employment Act 1955 (EA 1955) that comes into effect from Sept 1.Wednesday, 17 August 2022
 MEF urges govt to delay enforcing Employment Act amendments, estimated to cost RM111 bil per year  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has urged the government to delay implementing the amendments to the Employment Act 1995 from Sept 1, which it estimates will cost employers nationwide an extra RM110.99 billion per year.Wednesday, 17 August 2022
 许多企业未回缓 雇联会促检讨雇佣法令修正案  大马雇主联合会(MEF)呼吁政府重新检讨,即将于9月1 日生效的1995年雇佣法令修正案,只因许多企业仍未从冠病疫情的受挫中回 缓。Wednesday, 17 August 2022
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[UNITAR] Fundamentals in ESGOnline Learning – Microsoft Teams / ZOOM12-13 Oct 2022
[Face to Face] WORKSHOP ON “What Must Employers Do to Win Dismissal Cases at The Industrial Court"Petaling Jaya (CONFIRMED), Johor Bharu, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu, Penang13 Oct 2022; 20 Oct 2022; 25 Oct 2022; 27 Oct 2022; 10 Nov 2022
SELLING SKILLS WITH NEUROLINGUISTIC PROGRAMMING (NLP) Online Learning – Microsoft Teams / ZOOM13-14 October 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)

2021e 2022f
Key Indicators*
Population (million)32.732.9
Real GDP (% Growth)3.0 - 4.05.5 - 6.5
Per Capita Income (RM)45,15748,187
CPI (% Growth)2.42.1
Labour Indicators*
Labour Force ('000)15,847.916,117.3
Unemployment Rate (%)4.6 - 4.84.0
Average Salary Increase**
Executive (%)4.40%4.37%
Non Executive (%)4.43%4.17%
Average Bonus Granted**
Executive (months)1.581.82
Non Executive (months)1.441.66
eEstimates   fForecast  
Source: * Economic Outlook 2022
             ** MEF Salary Surveys

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