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 20Understanding Labour Laws20 Oct 2021 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
 20Occupational Safety & Health Act 199420 Oct 2021
 25“Criminal” Misconduct in Employment25 October 2021 (9 am – 5 pm)
 26Strategic HR - Practical Workforce Planning26-27 Oct 2021
 27Domestic Inquiry27 Oct 2021 (9 am – 5 pm)
 28Certificate in Competency Based Human Resource Management (SME Skills Scheme)28-29 October 2021 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 01Certificate in Professional Leadership Management (SME Skills Scheme)1-2 Nov 2021 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 05Power Query: Transforming Your Work Processes using Excel5 November 2021

 MEF: Employees Must Be Vaccinated to Return to Work  As the economy reopens and the country transitions to an endemic Covid-19 strategy, employers are faced with the conundrum of how to manage the return of unvaccinated employees to the workplace. How are businesses approaching this issue? We get the position of the Malaysia Employers Federation (MEF), as well as their wishlist for Budget 2022.Thursday, 14 October 2021 [External Site/Link]
 OSHMP25 will help transform workplace health and safety culture  MEF President Dato’ Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman J.P, in commenting on the OSHMP25 that was launched by YAB Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob recently, said seven strategic thrusts the under the OSHMP25 would help increase the overall wellbeing of private sector employees in the post COVID-19 situation.Thursday, 14 October 2021
 Master Plan will help transform workplace health and safety culture: MEF  The Occupational Safety and Health Master Plan 2021-2025 (OSHMP25) would help drive the formation of a safe and healthy work culture in the private sector.
Thursday, 14 October 2021
 MEF: Proposed new conditions for recruitment of foreign workers may stifle economic recovery  MEF President Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said the proposed requirement would pose difficulties and complications for application to recruit foreign workers and renewal of PLKS besides causing further delays in the approval process which will cause disruptions in business continuity.Sunday, 3 October 2021
 PLKS需住宿证明 雇联会抨不切实际  大马雇主联合会(MEF)认为,规定雇主在申请或更新外劳临时工作准证(PLKS)前需获得住宿证明的要求不切实际,也可能扼杀政府让私人界成为增长引擎以快速推动经济复苏的努力。Sunday, 3 October 2021
 Proposed workers’ housing rule for employers ‘impractical’: MEF  Its president, Datuk Syed Hussain Syed Husman, cautioned that the move may stifle government efforts to mobilise the private sector as the nation’s engine of growth for economic recovery.Sunday, 3 October 2021
 “我们损失等于政府损失” 48商团:速引进外劳解困  大马雇主联合会(MEF)主席拿督赛胡申博士吁政府认清现实,国内失业率不能与外劳政策挂钩,即使雇主提供福利,本地人都不愿从事伐木、餐饮及种植业。Friday, 1 October 2021
 Increasing skilled workforce trumps limiting foreign labour, say groups  Commenting on the 12th Malaysia Plan, Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) president Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said increasing skilled job positions was a viable long-term goal even within the fourth industrial revolution (IR4.0).Wednesday, 29 September 2021
 MEF: Foreign worker issue needs to be addressed urgently for sake of Malaysia's recovery  Syed Hussain said employers understand that foreign workers are a sensitive topic. "However, we must accept that not all industries can adopt IR 4.0 technology due to the nature of the production process, such as furniture manufacturing.Monday, 27 September 2021
 Experts see new normal as more online, possibly more isolated future  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said it is unlikely employers would go back fully to pre-pandemic practices after adopting online communications technology.Monday, 27 September 2021
 Kebiasaan baharu jadikan masyarakat celik teknologi  Pengarah Eksekutif Persekutuan Majikan Malaysia (MEF) Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan berkata, kemungkinan besar majikan tidak akan kembali kepada amalan prapandemik selepas menerima guna teknologi komunikasi dalam talian.Monday, 27 September 2021
 赛胡申:紧急处理仰赖外劳经济领域  大马雇主联合会(MEF)主席拿督赛胡申博士指出,若雇主,尤其是仍仰赖外劳的领域的雇主,无法获得所需的员工来开展工作,大马经济复苏的努力将受到严重威胁。Monday, 27 September 2021
 Malaysia needs foreign workers urgently, says MEF  The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has urged the government to solve the shortage of foreign workers, saying not all industries are ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0).Monday, 27 September 2021
 Risque at work  MEF president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said there still remained several issues that needed to be worked out to clear up any misunderstanding, particularly in areas dealing with the workplace as well as employer-employee relationship.Thursday, 23 September 2021
 Manpower shortage hindering recovery efforts, says MEF  MEF supports the opening up the economy and employers are eager to recover their businesses, but those in these sectors are frustrated at the scarcity of available workers,” he said in a statement today.Tuesday, 21 September 2021
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Understanding Labour LawsOnline Learning – Microsoft Teams20 Oct 2021 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
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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
eEstimates   fForecast  
Source: * Economic Outlook 2021
             ** MEF Salary Surveys

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