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Malaysian Labour Law : Regulation of Employment

2. FIRING

2.5 Actual Amount of Layoff Benefits Payable

  • Under the Employment (Termination and Layoff Benefits) Regulations 1980, an employee will be entitled to layoff benefits not less than the following :
    • 1 to 2 years service - 10 days wages for each year service
    • more than 2 years but less 5 years service - 15 days wages for each year service
    • 5 years service or more - 20 days wages for each year service
  • For an incomplete year, the calculation will be on a pro-rata basis to the nearest month.

<< 2.4 The Circumstances an Employee as Not Entitled to Termination or Lay-Off Benefits

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  1. Regulation of Employment (HTML)
    1. Hiring
    2. Firing
    3. Workmen's Compensation
    4. Sexual Harrassment
    5. Occupational Safety and Health Act
    6. Dispute
    7. Pension
    8. EPF
    9. SOCSO
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