Registration of Place of Employment
All employers are compelled* to report and submit information on the place of employment to the nearest JTK office within 90 days from the date of...
The labour laws enforced by the Department allows for exemptions on certain provisions, so long as the exemptions do not jeopardize the welfare of workers in any way...
Employees’ Housing, Accommodations and Amenities
JTKSM through the Employees’ Minimum Standards of Housing, Accommodations dan Amenities Act 1990 (Act 446) enforces the requirements and regulations that must be followed by employers when providing housing, accommodation and facilities for...
Foreign Workers Employment
Foreign Workers Employment is handled by JTKSM since 2006 following the decision by Mesyuarat JKK-PA Kali Ke-34 on 16 March 2006 that introduced Job Clearing System (JCS) document as a prerequisite for all employers hiring foreign workers.
Section 63 of the Employment Act 1955 and the Notification of Retrenchment of Employees 2004 stipulated that employers are required to submit Borang PK to the nearest JTK office within 30 days prior.
Private Employment Agencies
Private employment agencies (APS) in Malaysia are regulated by the Private Employment Agencies Act a981 (Act 246). This Act requires anyone undertaking recruiting activities to be licenced as an APS and all recruiting activities are to be carried out in manners determined by relevant laws and regulations.
Labour case proceedings relating to monetary claims by employers and employees are conducted in the Labour Court as provided under Section 69 of the Employment Act 1955 [Akta 265].
JTKSM investigates, handles and resolves complaints on labour disputes between employees and employers to ensure a stable and harmonious industrial relation, as well as to promote compliance and comprehensive understanding of labour laws.