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Legal Guide to COVID-19 Retrenchment And Cutting Of Salary

This guide focuses on the ways businesses adjust to the economic disruptions and sets out the required procedures if employers wish to layoff or introduce employee pay cuts. 

Topics in the e-Guide

  • How to manage Coronavirus layoffs with compassion
  • The Industrial Court
  • Termination of Employment in Malaysia
  • Retrenchment in Malaysia – principles and guidelines
  • Unfair dismissal 
  • Reduction of employee wages during the COVID-19 Pandemic 
  • Can employers deduct employees’ annual leave entitlement or enforce unpaid leave during the COVID-19 pandemic period

Abstract

The global Coronavirus pandemic has affected many businesses and many are still wondering what recovery could look like, despite the development of new vaccines. Hospitality and travel are the biggest industries impacted by the pandemic as consumer demand drops. Due to this, employers have been forced to lay off or reduce employees’ wages in order to keep the business going. 

This guide focuses on the ways businesses adjust to the economic disruptions and sets out the required procedures if employers wish to layoff or introduce employee pay cuts. 

Please note that the legal position may change in the near future as the situation remains fluid. 

 

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