Peruntukkan berkaitan dengan cuti bersalin dan faedah bersalin bagi pekerja wanita ada dinyatakan dalam Akta Kerja 1955 dan Peraturan berkaitan. Antara aspek penting yang wajib diketahui oleh pekerja dan majikan adalah Akta Kerja (Pindaan) 2012 ataupun Akta 1419 yang meminda Akta Kerja 1955 dan memasukkan seksyen baru iaitu Seksyen 44A yang menyatakan bahawa semua peruntukan bagi perlindungan bersalin (Bahagian IX) adalah terpakai kepada semua wanita tidak kira berapa gaji mereka. Ini bermakna pekerja (di bawah ‘contract of service’) yang gaji nya melebihi RM 2,000 atau RM 5,000 sekalipun diberi perlindungan bersalin di bawah Akta Kerja 1955. (more…)
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The match stood at 2 – 2 and poised to go to 15 minutes extra time when Trent Milton’s powerful drive sailed pass the Malaysian defence and goal keeper to give Australia the winning goal with the last action of the game. The crowd was stunned and many hearts were broken last night after watching Malaysia dominating Australia for the most part of the game only to lose with a very late goal, 3 seconds from the end to be precise. For the Australian, the win last night was their seventh Azlan Shah Cup, while Malaysia were left ruing the best chance to win it for the first time in 30 years.
Nonetheless, the players should hold their heads up for giving good performances throughout the competition and finishing above higher ranking opponents such as Pakistan, India, Korea and New Zealand.
Coach, Paul Revington must be credited for turning Malaysia hockey team from zero to hero – from no-hopers to closely beating the world No. 2, Australia in the final. Yes, we were close last night and the statics does not lie. We had better possessions of the balls, more circles penetration and more penalty corners than the Aussies. (more…)
MUAR: About 100 workers from Nepal were arrested after information was received that they were planning to hold an illegal protest to demand for their wages. Police detained the workers at several places in town while others were picked up at roadblocks here Sunday. It was believed that the workers were upset that they had yet to receive their minimum wage for foreign labour.
Muar police chief Asst Comm Mohammed Nasir Ramli said that the workers had planned to gather at several spots in the town to protest against their employers. “We had to stop them before they gathered as they could have started a riot. Teams of policemen were deployed in town to stop their protest,” he said at a gathering with villagers in Kampung Kelantan here. (more…)