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 04[ITD] Certificate in Human Performance Technology4-6 October 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 09[IT] Microsoft Excel Functions & Formulas 9-10 October 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 10[Face to Face] Harness the power of AI for HR10-11 October 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 10[IT] Interactive Visual Dashboard Reporting and Analysis with Microsoft Excel10-11 October 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 11[IT] Power BI Desktop Essential Skills11-12 October 2023  (9am - 5pm)
 16[PJ] HRD Corp Certified Train The Trainer16-20 October 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 17[UCSI] Blue Ocean Shift to Beyond Disruption17-18 October 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 17[JB] EMPLOYMENT (AMENDMENT) ACT 2022 17 October 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 18Panduan Praktikal Untuk Pengurus Sumber Manusia Tentang Akta Keselamatan Sosial Pekerja 1969 (AKTA 4)18 Oktober 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 23[IT] Tasks Automation with Microsoft Excel Macro / VBA (Fundamental & Intermediate) 23-24 October 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 25Handling Misconduct Relating To Absenteeism25 October 2023  (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
 27[UCSI] Power Presentation27-28 October 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)

 We have Migrated to a New Telephone System  Please be informed that MEF Head Office has migrated to a new telephone system. The old general number i.e. 03 – 7955 7778 will be discontinued in the near future. With immediate effect, members are advised to call the new general number of the MEF Head Office stated below: 03 – 7498 7200Wednesday, 20 September 2023
 Less OT will hurt us all  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said employees in need of extra income could be hurt by any sudden cut to allowed OT hours.Thursday, 28 September 2023
 Call to give matching ESG grants  To accelerate environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts among small and medium enterprises (SMEs), the government has been urged to allocate RM2bil for one-to-one matching grants.Monday, 25 September 2023
 PM Anwar: Cut red tape; improve ease of doing business  As more global companies expand into Malaysia or increase their existing investments, authorities must cut down on red tapes and strive to improve the ease of doing business, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.Sunday, 24 September 2023
 Association wants a say in matter  The association representing barbershops wants to be directly involved in the distribution of the 7,500 foreign workers who will be allowed into the country.Saturday, 23 September 2023
 Nancy: Strategic plan under Policy on Persons With Disabilities currently being implemented  The strategic plans covering 15 areas under the Policy on Persons With Disabilities (PWD) are currently being implemented to ensure that the group has equal rights to opportunities and full participation in the community.Saturday, 23 September 2023
 MyEG said to be charging fees for foreign worker permits despite contract suspension  MyEG Services Bhd has been alleged to have been illegally collecting fees for its foreign worker permit renewal services, despite suspension by the Immigration Department of Malaysia.Tuesday, 12 September 2023
 Getting women back to work  Efforts will be stepped up to encourage women to remain in employment or return to the workforce as Malaysia aims to increase their participation in the labour force to 60% within a decade.Tuesday, 12 September 2023
 State seeking educators to nurture talents for SMEs  Penang is looking to recruit educators from colleges, universities and the manufacturing industry.Monday, 11 September 2023
 Youth group calls for RM2,000 minimum wage  The government is urged to conduct a feasibility study on increasing the current minimum wage from RM1,500 to at least RM2,000 to help Malaysians cope with the rising cost of living.Monday, 11 September 2023
 Tiang: TVET takes centrestage in era of high-tech globalisation  Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is taking centrestage when it comes to this era of rapid technological advancement, globalisation and ever-expanding job market.Monday, 11 September 2023
 Siva: We have better quality of life  MEF president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said the organisation represented the interest of the business community and continued to engage with different stakeholders to bring about changes.Friday, 8 September 2023
 NIMP 2030 poised to attract more investments  The current investing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainability will likely help the New Industrial Master Plan 2030 (NIMP 2030) attract further targeted investments into the country.Tuesday, 5 September 2023
 EPF: Employees can contribute over 11 per cent – MEF  Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said that this would enable them to reach a basic savings target of at least RM35,000 at the age of 30.Thursday, 31 August 2023
 Netizens rage after MEF President insists employers shouldn’t disclose salaries in job advertising  The Malaysian firms Federation (MEF) recently expressed its belief that firms should not be required to disclose their compensation structures in the open.Wednesday, 30 August 2023
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[Face to Face] Harness the power of AI for HREastin Hotel, PJ10-11 October 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
[UCSI] Blue Ocean Shift to Beyond DisruptionEastin Hotel, PJ17-18 October 2023 (9.00 AM – 5.00 PM)

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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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