A Practical Approach To Malaysian Employment Law


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Recognising that the employment laws can cause anxiety and stress to human resource practitioners, this book is written with the aim to provide a clear and concise approach for readers to understand the key areas of employment law. It describes in detail the relevant legislation including the Employment Insurance System Act 2017 and provides illustrative examples of the application of these laws. Summaries of relevant cases from the Industrial Court, and also from the superior courts, are provided to illustrate the principles in each chapter.
This book highlights, among others, the role of human resource practitioners in implementing employment law at the workplace, major areas of concern that practitioners face when managing employees, the importance of following accepted procedures when termination of an employee’s contract becomes necessary and the rights of employees to join a trade union.


About The Author

Maimunah Aminuddin is a trainer, consultant and author of more than a dozen books on topics relating to employment law, industrial relations and human resource management. These books include Termination of Employment: Understanding the Process (2nd edn) and the Employment Law Manual for Practitioners (2nd edn), both published by The Malaysian Current Law Journal. She taught undergraduates employment law and human resource management at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) for over 37 years as well as lecturing on Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programmes offered by the University of Ohio, USA, University of Cardiff, Wales and at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).

Maimunah has also written e-books for the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) and The Malaysian Current Law Journal. She has prepared a series of articles which are published online at www.labourlawbox.com.