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Covid-19 Updates: Data Protection Obligations for Employers During the RMCO

On 7th June 2020, the Government announced the Recovery Movement Control Order (“RMCO”) effective 10th June 2020 through 31st August 2020. Under the RMCO, additional restrictions are lifted, and most businesses are allowed to operate with adherence to strict standard operating procedures (‘SOP’). During the RMCO, businesses, particularly the retail businesses are required to take …

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FAQs on the ‘Wage Subsidy Programme’

In this article, we aim to provide some guidance about the Wage Subsidy Programme for all business owners, and SMEs in Malaysia. It should be pointed out that the financial incentives under the Wage Subsidy Programme is to encourage Employers to continue hiring eligible employees in ongoing jobs without resorting to retrenchment. In other words, …

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Movement Control Order: FAQ On Contracts

The Movement Control Order (“MCO“) has forced many businesses to shut down temporarily, and many contracts could not be proceeded due to this movement restriction.   This has raised concerns to businesses, as there may be a disruption in the supply chain, closure of office premises, or an inability to make delivery of certain products. …

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Movement Control Order (MCO): Common Employment Issues

To control the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), the government announced the Movement Control Order (MCO) on 16.3.2020. Following this, many businesses are required to close their premises from 18th March to 14th April 2020.   This announcement has affected businesses and companies across the country, and has caused great concerns among both employers and …

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