Employment Requirements

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Authorities

Regulations

Forms/Links

1.


General employment requirements


Ministry of Human Resource (MoHR)


  • Employment Act 1955 [Act 265]

 


2.


Minimum wage requirement


Ministry of Human Resource (MoHR)


  • National Wages Consultative Council Act 2011 [Act 732]
    • Minimum Wages Order (Amendment) 2018


3.


Contributions to the Employees Provident Fund


Employees Provident Fund (EPF)


  • Employees Provident Fund Act 1991 [Act 452] Sections 41, 45


4.


Contributions to Employees’ Social Security


Social Security Organisation (SOCSO)


  • Employees' Social Security Act 1969 [Act 4] Section 6
    • Employees’ Social Security (General) Regulations 1971 – Regulations 10, 12, 12A


5.


Worker’s Insurance coverage


Social Security Organisation (SOCSO)


  • Employment Insurance System Act 2017 [Act 800] Section 16
    • Employment Insurance System (Registration and Contribution) Regulations 2017 – Regulations 2(1), 4


6.


Occupational safety and health requirements


Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH)


  • Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 [Act 514]
    • Occupational Safety and Health (Noise Exposure) Regulations 2019
    • Occupational Safety and Health (Classification, Labelling and Safety Data Sheet of Hazardous Chemicals) Regulations 2013

    • Occupational Safety and Health (Notification of Accident, Dangerous Occurrence, Occupational Poisoning and Occupational Disease) Regulations 2004

    • Occupational Safety and Health (Use and Standards of Exposure of Chemicals Hazardous to Health) Regulations 2000

    • Occupational Safety and Health (Safety and Health Officer) Regulations 1997

    • Occupational Safety and Health (Safety and Health Committee) Regulations 1996

    • Occupational Safety and Health (Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards) Regulations 1996

    • Occupational Safety and Health (Employers' Safety and Health General Policy Statements) (Exception) Regulations 1995

    • Occupational Safety and Health (Prohibition of Use of Substances) Order 1999

    • Occupational Safety and Health (Safety and Health Officer) Order 1997

 


7.


Foreign workers work permit


  • Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA)

  • Immigration Department of Malaysia

  • Employment (Restriction) Act 1968 [Act 796] – (Revised 2017) Sections 5 and 6

  • Immigration Act 1959/63 [Act 155]
    • Immigration Regulations 1963


8.


Expatriates post work permit/visa


  • Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)

  • Immigration Department of Malaysia

  • Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp)

  • MDeC

  • Immigration Act 1959/63 [Act 155]
    • Immigration Regulations 1963 – Reg. 8(3)


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