The effectiveness of the employment act 1955 (act 135) in protecting the rights of foreign workers in term of maximum working hours and compliance of wages / Mohd Asni Mansor, Raja Norliana Raja Mohamed Tamimi, Nurul Liyana Mohammad Nasir.

Mansor, Mohd Asni and Raja Mohamed Tamimi, Raja Norliana and Mohammad Nasir, Nurul Liyana (2009) The effectiveness of the employment act 1955 (act 135) in protecting the rights of foreign workers in term of maximum working hours and compliance of wages / Mohd Asni Mansor, Raja Norliana Raja Mohamed Tamimi, Nurul Liyana Mohammad Nasir. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

In Malaysia, the number of foreign workers has grown from year to year. Today more than 1.3 million foreign workers are employed in various sectors. The supply of foreign workers in Malaysia seems to exceed the demand. These bring about problems, and in order to get money, the foreign workers are willing to do any job at any cause, as long as they receive payment. By this, they merely sign any contract of service with any place that would hire them without understanding the content of the contract. Nowadays, many problems arise when the foreign workers are being manipulated and lose their rights of employment. Two aspect of prevailing infringement of the foreign workers employment rights will be scrutinizes none working in excess of the permitted 12 hour per day and non- compliance with the wages stated in the contract of service. The later in particular has lead many foreign workers to other unhealthy even illegal activities in Malaysia just make end meet.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
Creators
Email / ID Num.
Mansor, Mohd Asni
2006128621
Raja Mohamed Tamimi, Raja Norliana
2006146267
Mohammad Nasir, Nurul Liyana
2006146255
Contributors:
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Name
Email / ID Num.
Thesis advisor
John, Chuah
UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Social legislation > Labor law
K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Law enforcement
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies
Keywords: employment act 1955 (act 135), maximum working hours, 1.3 million foreign workers
Date: 2009
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/31765
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