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Nation 06 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

MEF lauds online application system

Malaysia Employers Federation has lauded the move by the Immigration Department to implement an online application system for a hassle-free way to get approvals for foreign workers.

Nation 30 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

No unrecorded leave for trainers, says federation

Private sector employees who are attending 'Training of Trainers' (TOT) sessions for the national service programme are not allowed to apply for 'unrecorded leave,' according to the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF).

Nation 29 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Fong: MTUC claims are utter rubbish

Human Resources Minister Datuk Dr Fong Chan Onn, appearing to have lost his patience with the MTUC, launched a scathing attack on the congress saying claims that he did not consult the body were #8220;utter rubbish#8221;.

Nation 09 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

MEF survey: Drop in pay increments

Workers continue to receive better pay but the quantum of increase has fallen and will continue to fall in the foreseeable future, said the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF).

Nation 20 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Withdraw Socso Bill, federation urges Government

The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has called on the Government to withdraw the Employees Social Security (Socso) Act 1969 amendment Bill, saying it could harm industrial harmony and the well-being of the workers and employers.

Nation 19 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

No consensus on golden handshake

The call for the private sector to emulate the Government's 'golden handshake' retirement benefits has drawn contrasting responses from unions and employers, with the two parties adopting opposing stands.

Nation 27 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pay workers their worth, Fong tells employers

Employers should pay employees their worth as well as accord incentives and promotions based on performance rather than just seniority and length of service to improve productivity, said Human Resources Minister Datuk Dr Fong Chan Onn.

Nation 03 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fong: Labour Dept, IRD may throw out clear-cut disputes

The Government may ask for #8220;clear-cut disputes#8221; between workers and bosses which have been referred to the Labour or Industrial Relations Department for resolution to be thrown out.

Nation 01 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Govt proposal for higher lay-off benefits under study

The Government has proposed that the minimum retrenchment and lay-off benefits be increased as the current rates are too low.

Nation 16 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ex-Bernama chairman dies at 65

Former Bernama chairman and past president of the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) Datuk Dr Mokhzani Abdul Rahim died of cancer at the Pantai Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur at 11am Sunday. He was 65.