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 Private sector crucial in creating demand-driven TVET system, says MEF president  MEF president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said the national TVET policy that drives quality skills development through a combination of classroom-based training and practical experience in the workplace requires greater involvement of the private sector.

Tuesday, 28 March 2023
 MEF supports women empowerment and gender equality  MEF president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman in his welcoming speech which was delivered by his vice-president Mohd Syukri Ahmad Sudari, stated that MEF being a central organisation of employers in Malaysia supports equal opportunity and promotes merit and performance.Wednesday, 15 March 2023
 Don’t force companies to take in industrial training students, says MEF  MEF president Syed Hussain Syed Husman said there was no need to force employers to take in students as firms were already voluntarily providing placements for industrial training.Wednesday, 8 March 2023
 雇联:不该为发马亏损买单 反对强制外劳接种加强针  大马雇主联合会(MEF)主席拿督赛胡先表示,政 府不该为了发马公司(Pharmaniaga Berhad)去年面对逾6亿令吉的亏 损而考虑要求外籍员工强制性注射冠病疫苗加强针。Monday, 6 March 2023
 MEF: Unfair to charge employers for foreign workers’ mandatory boosters because of ‘Sinovac overstock’  The Malaysian Employers Federation urges the government to reconsider making Covid-19 vaccine booster shots compulsory for foreign workers, saying they should get the jabs at home before arriving in Malaysia.Monday, 6 March 2023
 MEF applauds govt initiative to make TVET programmes mainstream  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has lauded the government for funding technical and vocational education and training (TVET) programmes in Budget 2023, saying such lines of work should be accorded greater respect.Monday, 6 March 2023
 MEF supports hybrid, flexiworking where it makes sense  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) would support hybrid work cultures and flexible working arrangements (FWA) at companies suited to these and if they improve productivity.Monday, 6 March 2023
 Don't burden employers with foreign workers' Covid-19 vaccine mandate, says MEF  Its president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said employers should not be forced to bear the additional costs of vaccinating their foreign employees following reports that the government was considering making it compulsory for foreign workers to receive booster shots in Malaysia.Monday, 6 March 2023
 经济形势不明朗 雇联促毕业生勿嫌起薪低  大马雇主联合会(MEF)主席拿督赛胡先指出,在经 济形势不明朗的时期,新毕业生不应该质疑低起薪,而应该学会在职 场中保持竞争力。Saturday, 4 March 2023
 MEF supports action against employers that terminate local employees on securing approval for foreign workers  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) says it supports the government’s action against employers that terminate local employees after securing approval quota to employ foreign workers.Thursday, 2 March 2023
 Replacing locals with foreign workers will have adverse effect on nation - MEF  Malaysian Employment Federation (MEF) president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said that difficulties in securing jobs would lead to locals migrating to other countries.Thursday, 2 March 2023
 MEF pleased with budget incentives  MEF president Syed Hussain Syed Husman said the federal budget tabled today focused on enhancing the micro, small and medium-sized enterprises.Friday, 24 February 2023
 MEF: Revised 2023 Budget is realistic but 'the devil is in the execution'  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) calls the revised Budget 2023 a "realistic and achievable" one.
Friday, 24 February 2023
 Persatuan majikan tolak semua jenis pengeluaran KWSP sebelum umur 60 tahun  Persekutuan Majikan-Majikan Malaysia (MEF) mencadangkan kerajaan menghapuskan syarat semasa yang membenarkan pencarum mengeluarkan satu pertiga daripada jumlah simpanan apabila mencapai umur 50 tahun, dan pengeluaran lengkap apabila berusia 55 tahun.Friday, 24 February 2023
 A worried MEF says up to 60,000 people may lose their jobs this year  Its president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said the largest impact of job losses is expected to be felt in the manufacturing and construction sectors.Sunday, 19 February 2023
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Key Indicators*
Population (million)32.732.8
Real GDP (% Growth)6.5 - 7.04.0 - 5.0
Per Capita Income (RM)50,31453,286
CPI (% Growth)3.12.8 - 3.3
Labour Indicators*
Labour Force ('000)15,933.116,140.2
Unemployment Rate (%)3.8 - 4.03.5 - 3.7
Average Salary Increase**
Executive (%)5.26%5.44%
Non Executive (%)5.35%5.43%
Average Bonus Granted**
Executive (months)2.062.18
Non Executive (months)1.772.06
eEstimates   fForecast  
Source: * Economic Outlook 2023
             ** MEF Salary Surveys

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