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Malaysia - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Sec. 12 (4) EA.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Sec. 12 (2) EA lays down statutory minimum notice periods applicable to all dismissals, including those for operational reasons, but except dismissals for misconduct, as follows:
    - 4 weeks for employees with less than 2 years of service;
    - 6 weeks for employees with 2 to 5 years of service;
    - 8 weeks for employees with more than 5 years of service.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 4 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 4 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • 6 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 6 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 8 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 8 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 8 week(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Sec. 13 (1) EA.

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No

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    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

    Remarks:
    • Sec. 12 (4) EA.

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • Sec. 12 (2) EA lays down statutory minimum notice periods applicable to all dismissals, including those for operational reasons, but except dismissals for misconduct, as follows:
      - 4 weeks for employees with less than 2 years of service;
      - 6 weeks for employees with 2 to 5 years of service;
      - 8 weeks for employees with more than 5 years of service.
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • 4 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • 4 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • 6 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • 6 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • 8 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • 8 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • 8 week(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

      Remarks:
      • Sec. 13 (1) EA.

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Notification to workers' representatives: No

      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

      Approval by workers' representatives: No

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      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

      Remarks:
      • Sec. 12 (4) EA.

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • Sec. 12 (2) EA lays down statutory minimum notice periods applicable to all dismissals, including those for operational reasons, but except dismissals for misconduct, as follows:
        - 4 weeks for employees with less than 2 years of service;
        - 6 weeks for employees with 2 to 5 years of service;
        - 8 weeks for employees with more than 5 years of service.
        • tenure ≥ 6 months
          • 4 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 9 months
          • 4 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 2 years
          • 6 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 4 years
          • 6 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 5 years
          • 8 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 10 years
          • 8 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 20 years
          • 8 week(s).

        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

        Remarks:
        • Sec. 13 (1) EA.

        Notification to the public administration: No

        Notification to workers' representatives: No

        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

        Approval by workers' representatives: No

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        Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

        Remarks:
        • Sec. 12 (4) EA.

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • Sec. 12 (2) EA lays down statutory minimum notice periods applicable to all dismissals, including those for operational reasons, but except dismissals for misconduct, as follows:
          - 4 weeks for employees with less than 2 years of service;
          - 6 weeks for employees with 2 to 5 years of service;
          - 8 weeks for employees with more than 5 years of service.
          • tenure ≥ 6 months
            • 4 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 9 months
            • 4 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 2 years
            • 6 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 4 years
            • 6 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 5 years
            • 8 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 10 years
            • 8 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 20 years
            • 8 week(s).

          Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

          Remarks:
          • Sec. 13 (1) EA.

          Notification to the public administration: No

          Notification to workers' representatives: No

          Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

          Approval by workers' representatives: No

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          Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

          Remarks:
          • Sec. 12 (4) EA.

          Notice period:
          Remarks:
          • Sec. 12 (2) EA lays down statutory minimum notice periods applicable to all dismissals, including those for operational reasons, but except dismissals for misconduct, as follows:
            - 4 weeks for employees with less than 2 years of service;
            - 6 weeks for employees with 2 to 5 years of service;
            - 8 weeks for employees with more than 5 years of service.
            • tenure ≥ 6 months
              • 4 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 9 months
              • 4 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 2 years
              • 6 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 4 years
              • 6 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 5 years
              • 8 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 10 years
              • 8 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 20 years
              • 8 week(s).

            Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

            Remarks:
            • Sec. 13 (1) EA.

            Notification to the public administration: No

            Notification to workers' representatives: No

            Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

            Approval by workers' representatives: No