22 October 2020 – Employers cannot cut wages or force employees to take annual leave

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan

Overview: Employers are not allowed to cut wages, force employees to use their annual leaves or take leave without pay following the government’s work from home directive.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/22/wfh-directive-employers-can039t-enforce-wage-cut-forced-or-unpaid-leave

Type of Justification: No justification given