Littler (JD Supra Malaysia)
Littler Global Guide - Malaysia - Q4 2019
Additional Categories under the Self-Employment Social Security Fund - New Order or Decree - The First Schedule to the Self-Employment Social Security Act 2017 will be amended effective January 1, 2020, to include another 18 categories of self-employed persons who are required to make mandatory contributions to the Self-Employment Social Security Fund.
Littler Global Guide - Malaysia - Q3 2019
The Workers’ Minimum Standard of Housing and Amenities (Amendment) Act 2019 aims to expand the minimum standard of housing and provision of basic facilities for workers in all sectors. The Act received Royal Assent on September 18, 2019, and was published on the official gazette on September 23, 2019.
Littler Global Guide - Malaysia - Q2 2019
Fees for Employment Pass, Visit Pass for Temporary Employment, and Work Pass - New Order or Decree - The Fees (Employment Pass, Visit Pass (Temporary Employment) and Work Pass) (Amendment) Order 2019 (Order 2019) was published on April 30, 2019, and came into effect on April 30, 2019.
Littler Global Guide - Malaysia - Q1 2019
New applications for Category 3 expatriate employment passes for jobs paying below RM5,000 will now be accepted only on a case-by-case basis with priority given to technical jobs, said the Immigration Department.