Monday, March 8, 2021

No forcing workers to take leave during WFH period, govt warns

Employers cannot force workers to take annual or unpaid leave during this period.

Other News

Ahli Parlimen PKR sahkan tiada tawaran RM10 juta untuk lompat parti

SPRM masih meneruskan siasatan berhubung dakwaan rasuah tersebut.

No RM10 million offer to jump ship, says PKR MP

This follows the MACC report lodged by Natrah Ismail over an alleged attempt to procure her support for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin.

Dr Mahathir lega setelah disuntik vaksin Covid-19

Dr Mahathir berkata rakyat Malaysia tidak perlu meragui keberkesanan dan keselamatan vaksin.

Trend jangkitan Covid-19 terus menurun, catat bawah 2,000 kes baru

Malaysia catat 1,683 kes baru Covid-19 hari ini.

New cases still under 2,000 as recoveries stay ahead

1,683 new cases, 2,506 recoveries.

Employers are prohibited from forcing or ordering their workers to take annual or unpaid leave following the work from home (WFH) directive which came into effect today.

Human Resources Minister M Saravanan also said salary payments must be made as usual despite the directive.

“However, employers can discuss with their workers about any action or decision taken in the interest of both parties,” he added in a statement.

On Tuesday, Senior Minister for Security Ismail Sabri Yaakob said public and private sector employees at management and supervisory levels in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Selangor, Sabah and Labuan would be directed to work from home effective Oct 22 to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya have been placed under conditional movement control order from Oct 14 to 27, Sabah from Oct 13 to 26 and Labuan from Oct 17 to 30.

Employers can contact the Manpower Department, Peninsular Malaysia at 03-8886 2352 / 03-8886 2409 / 03-8888 9111 for enquiries.

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates:

Subscribe to our newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news and analyses.

Related Articles

MCO states to come under CMCO

Inter-district travel will also be allowed although the ban on interstate travel remains.

Masih wujudkan ruang pejabat selepas pasca pandemik?

Kebanyakan syarikat mengatakan mereka bersedia untuk meneruskan trend kerja dari rumah walaupun ruang pejabat tidak akan lenyap sepenuhnya.

Is there room for the office in the post-pandemic world?

Many companies say they are ready to continue the work from home trend although the traditional office space may never completely disappear.

Cities outside KL see better property demand in 2020

The subsale property demand in these cities shows a positive trend, attributed in part to the change in lifestyle brought about by Covid-19.

Shift online brings cash flow problems for small food businesses in Sarawak

Simple things like delivery services can jeopardise their already shrinking revenue.