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February 27, 2023
HR Highlights Budget 2023

Budget 2023 HR Roundup: Focus on Sustainable Growth

Reading Time: 2 mins Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim presented Budget 2023 on 24 February 2023, with the theme “Developing Malaysia Madani.” The Budget is intended to build on […]
January 31, 2023

About Border Reopening, Health and Safety, and Employment Laws: HR News Roundup for January 2023

Reading Time: 2 mins It’s now 2023, which means HR is gearing up for what looks like another eventful year. We round up the top HR news stories of January […]
December 28, 2022

About Employment Legislation, Tensions, and Upskilling: HR News Roundup for December 2022

Reading Time: 2 mins It’s been a rollercoaster year for HR. As we close out 2022, here are the top HR stories from Malaysia and beyond for December. Amendments to […]
December 20, 2022

Why Upskilling Matters

Reading Time: 2 mins Today, we face an age of VUCA – volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. In this new, uncertain world, the norms of employment that we have known […]
December 6, 2022
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Employment Act 1955: Key Amendments and Changes

Reading Time: < 1 min In Malaysia, the Employment Act 1955 is one of the most important laws that govern employment. The last time it was amended was in 2011 – […]
November 29, 2022

About A New Prime Minister, Salary Increases, and Gig Worker Protections: HR News Roundup for November 2022

Reading Time: 2 mins It’s been a dramatic month for news, and the HR world is no exception. Here’s BrioHR’s top HR news stories for November 2022. Anwar Ibrahim Becomes […]
October 27, 2022

About Malaysia’s Polls, Rehiring Air Crew, and Rising Healthcare Costs: HR News Roundup for October 2022

Reading Time: 2 mins The big news this month is Malaysia’s general election, which may lead to a raft of new HR policies. It’s far from the only newsworthy story […]
September 29, 2022
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About Mask Mandates, Layoffs, and Freelance Workers: HR News Roundup for September 2022

Reading Time: 1 min As we see pandemic-related quarantines and mask mandates being loosened, we also see layoffs and workers feeling disconnected. Here’s BrioHR’s HR news roundup from Southeast Asia […]
August 30, 2022
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About the Deferred Employment Act, Mask Requirements, and Going Back to the Office: HR News Roundup for August 2022

Reading Time: 2 mins The big news this month is the last-minute postponement of Malaysia’s newly amended Employment Act. It’s far from the only newsworthy story in the region though: […]
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