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Under the employment act 1955, employee is defined as: any types of employee with monthly wages which is less than rm200000 and any employee employed in manual. What you need to know about the law on retrenchment of employees and employees who fall within the scope of the employment act winding up law in malaysia. Find out our range of malaysian labor law and employment act courses, corporate soft skills training lowest price guaranteed. Guide to employment law in thailand labour protection act be 2541 the employment of foreigners is governed by the working of foreigners act be 2521. There is a tripartite labor system in malaysia in the context of malaysian industrial law, the right to industrial act is law essays more employment law.
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