Flexible hours, shorter work week for women among proposed changes to Employment Act

KUALA LUMPUR: Women in the workforce can look forward to flexible schedules and a shorter work week following amendments to the Employment Act, says Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Awang Hashim (pic).

Although flexible schedules including work from home (WFH) have been implemented by both the public and private sectors since the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak last year, he said there were no laws governing the matter.

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