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MEF Academy Events
 27[Face to Face] OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (AMENDMENT) ACT 202227 SEPTEMBER 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 30DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES30 SEPT 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 03Occupational Safety and Health Coordinator Trained Person3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th October 2022 (9:00 AM – 3:15 PM)
 04[PENANG] Managing Workplace Misconduct – Effective Disciplinary Process & Domestic Inquiry Procedures4 - 5 October 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 04[Mandarin] Fundamental of Payroll Administration Skills and the Laws 薪资管理基础班 4 October 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 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
 18HR For Beginner (in Mandarin) 人事基础班11 October 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 

Highlights
 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
 
 New employment act will hit businesses badly, says MEF  Its president Datuk Syed Hussain Syed Husman said bosses want more business-friendly policies and incentives through the 2023 Budget to be tabled in October, including deferring amendments to the Employment Act.Thursday, 25 August 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
 
 MEF urges govt to defer reduction in weekly working hours  MEF President Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said the deferment would give employers enough time to adjust their operational hours to meet the new requirements of the 45-hour work week.Friday, 12 August 2022
 
 MEF applauds PM's call to observe minimum wage requirements  MEF President Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said the call by the Prime Minister was made during the Jamin Kerja Keluarga Malaysia Career Expo yesterday, that employers should reward their employees with the right salary to ensure their wellbeing.Tuesday, 26 July 2022
 
 MEF促雇主 遵守最低薪金制  大马雇主联合会(MEF)支持首相拿督斯里依斯迈沙比里的呼吁,促请 雇主遵守1500令吉最低薪金制。Tuesday, 26 July 2022
 
 雇联:若面对问题应提出 雇主须守1500最低薪  大马雇主联合会(MEF)主席拿督赛胡先促请所有雇 主须遵守由5月1日起实施的1500令吉最低薪金制,以确保员工福利得到 保障。     Tuesday, 26 July 2022
 
 Employers must provide safe, conducive workplace free of sexual harassment, says MEF  MEF president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said employers must provide a safe place of work and a conducive environment where all staff were treated equally.Friday, 22 July 2022
 
 雇联挺反性骚扰法案 “须提供安全工作环境”  大马雇主联合会(MEF)表示,随着国会下议院三读 通过《反性骚扰法案》,雇主必须确保为员工提供一个没有性骚扰的安 全和有益的工作环境。Friday, 22 July 2022
 
 病假多年实践良好 雇联会不支持月事假  大马雇主联合会(MEF)不支持提供女职员每月 经期时的“月事假”建议,理由是许多雇主都会在医生建议下,批给有需要的女 员工病假,而且有关实践多年来一直运作良好。Friday, 22 July 2022
 
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[Face to Face] OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (AMENDMENT) ACT 2022MEF Academy, PJ27 SEPTEMBER 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURESOnline Learning – Microsoft Teams30 SEPT 2022 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
Occupational Safety and Health Coordinator Trained PersonOnline Learning – Microsoft Teams3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th October 2022 (9:00 AM – 3:15 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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