The Employment Act 1955: a comparative study on non-standard workers' rights and protections / Aimi Khalidah Abdul Ghafar, Nurafifah Safirah Mohd Johari and Nurul Azira Abdul Aziz

Abdul Ghafar, Aimi Khalidah and Mohd Johari, Nurafifah Safirah and Abdul Aziz, Nurul Azira (2012) The Employment Act 1955: a comparative study on non-standard workers' rights and protections / Aimi Khalidah Abdul Ghafar, Nurafifah Safirah Mohd Johari and Nurul Azira Abdul Aziz. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In this project paper, the topic that had been discussed and research is concerning the Employment Act 1955, whether it's protect the non-standard workers' rights and provide protections for them. This research is focused on non-standard workers in Klang Valley area, especially in Shah Alam. The research conducted by referring the Employment Act 1955 and The Work Regulations (Part-Time Workers) 2010 for the situation in Malaysia. Then, to make it clear that there are lacunae in Malaysia labour system, researcher compared the law with several United Kingdom labour laws. References had also been made with several employees in different types of employment either standard worker or non standard worker in several aspect of field such as wages, leaves and protection that they get as employee. This project paper will focus on the current problems that faced by Malaysian nonstandard workers due to their rights and protections that not governed by any act in Malaysia especially in the term of wages, working hours, leaves, health insurance and dismissal or removal. In order to address these problems, we are proposing a specific provision for the non-standard workers to protect their rights. Discussion also takes place to reform the Employment Act 1955 as to provide protections for the employee. At the end of this project paper, several suggestion had be discussed that can used to ensure the success of proposal. Finally, it is hoped that this project paper would serve as a stepping stone for the implementation of the new system of labour industry in the Klang Valley as well as Malaysia.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
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Abdul Ghafar, Aimi Khalidah
2009736827
Mohd Johari, Nurafifah Safirah
2009955137
Abdul Aziz, Nurul Azira
2009572277
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Adam, Yang Chik
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Subjects: K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Comparative law. International uniform Law > Social legislation > Labor law
K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Comparative law. International uniform Law > Regulation of industry, trade, and commerce. Occupational law
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies (Hons)
Item ID: 46921
Uncontrolled Keywords: Employment Act 1955, Klang Valley, Shah Alam, Labour system
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/46921

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