trade unions in malaysia

Trade Unions 101: All about Trade Unions in Malaysia

We can assist you regarding Trade Unions in Malaysia:    Trade Unions play an integral role in balancing the power between the corporate masters and the proletariat. Through trade unions, wage-earners can collectively advocate for better working conditions, remuneration and legislative changes within a trade, profession or industry. What is Trade Union in Malaysia? A Read more about Trade Unions 101: All about Trade Unions in Malaysia[…]

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Land Acquisition 101 – What are the process of Land Acquisition?

Have questions regarding land acquisition:    Private landowners have the constitutional right to enjoy the use of their lands without any hindrance, with exceptions of course. In this article, we will look into the intricacies and the recourse for private landowners in case of land acquisition. What is Land Acquisition? Land acquisition is a process Read more about Land Acquisition 101 – What are the process of Land Acquisition?[…]

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Employment Act: Procedure If Employer Did Not Pay Employee Salary On Time

Ever come across a scenario where an employee does not receive their wages/ salary on time? If that happened, what are the recourse that is available to the employee? The general rule is that an employer must pay their employee’s salary within 7 days after the last day of the month. For example, the employer Read more about Employment Act: Procedure If Employer Did Not Pay Employee Salary On Time[…]

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Strata Management: Who Is Responsible For The Common Property?

What is Common Property? In a strata-titled property, common property is an area that does not belong to any particular parcel owner. It is capable of being enjoyed by all the owners that reside on the property1. This can include gardens, driveways, back alleys, lifts, parks, etc. It can also include the conduits that serve Read more about Strata Management: Who Is Responsible For The Common Property?[…]

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Strata Management: Management Committees

Need to ask more about Strata Management?    What is a Management Committee? A management committee is a governing body that runs the affairs or the management of a strata-titled property i.e. high-rise properties. Its member compromises of the owners who own a parcel on the property. The management does not automatically come into existence Read more about Strata Management: Management Committees[…]

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Accessing Illegitimate Child – A Putative Father’s Right?

Any questions or need advice about child custody?   In Malaysia, parents are often given equal custodial rights to a child in a divorce case. However, it is subject to any factors that might vitiate the rule. However, does this apply to cases where the child is born out of wedlock i.e. illegitimate child? In Read more about Accessing Illegitimate Child – A Putative Father’s Right?[…]

income tax in malaysia

Taxation 101 : Income Tax

The deadline to file your income tax is looming on the horizon. For most of us, this is something tedious but it needs to be done on an annual basis. For others, especially first-timers, this could seem daunting. However, fret not, here is a brief guide on income tax to assist you if you are Read more about Taxation 101 : Income Tax[…]

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Policies and Guidelines for Hiring Foreign Workers in Malaysia

Need advice about hiring foreign workers in Malaysia:   Thinking of hiring foreign workers in Malaysia? Worried that about the lengthy and confusing processes? Fear not! Below is a brief guide on how to hire foreign workers in Malaysia. Specifically in rules and policies of hiring foreign workers in Malaysia. Rule and policies of hiring Read more about Policies and Guidelines for Hiring Foreign Workers in Malaysia[…]

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Employment of Children and Young Person

Have you ever come across a child or young person working in a family-run business? If you have, you are not alone. In such a scenario, have you ever wondered if they can be legally employed in the first place? While it is a common perception that a child or young person cannot be legally employed. Read more about Employment of Children and Young Person[…]

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Offer To Settle in Civil Litigation

We have assisted numerous client pertaining to civil suit :   It is common to see parties bringing a civil suit action against another for a myriad of reasons, which can range from the trivial ones to the more serious matters. An offer to settle offers parties an alternative instead of pursuing the matter in court. Read more about Offer To Settle in Civil Litigation[…]

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