Cny Angbao In Malaysia

CNY Angbao in Malaysia

Question Dear HR Professionals, As business in my company is growing in JB and to Muar and Malacca, we have more engineers traveling into Malaysia for work purpose. As the same, we also have engineers coming to SG for work purpose. Please share your current practice on how to manage cross-country practices for mileage, food, transport allowance, etc. Thanks Michelle  

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Chinese New Year Holiday

Chinese New Year Holiday

Question Hi Fellow HR Practitioners, Our company is contemplating opening a few hours on the 4th day (Mon) of CNY and staff can go home after lunch. These are my following questions : 1) Staff who come back for that few hours – do you deduct 1/2 day leave from staff or do your company give the staff the 1/2 day as off day. 2) What about those staff who applied leave of this day (especially the Malaysian staff who had planned to go back to their hometown). How do your company treat such case. Appreciate your sharing. Thank you. Susan     Reply 1 We work on 5 days week, hence 19 Feb is our OFF day (replacement of 17 Feb). If you declare 19 Feb as half day, those who apply leave will be treated as 1 day not 1/2 day. Same for half day on Christmas eve if it is a working day. Leave will be treated as 1 day. (caused it is a full day pay). IC     Reply 2 Our company is practicing the same opening for Chinese New Year and since it’s a company’s decision to allow staff to disperse after lunch, we treat it […]

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Extra Day For Public Holidays Falling On Saturday

Extra Day for Public Holidays Falling on Saturday

Question Dear HR Professionals, The 2nd day of Chinese New Year in 2018 falls on a Saturday. Would you mind sharing what is the policy at your company? – Do you give one extra leave? – Do you have one day where everyone is off together? – Is it a common practice even though for a example some employees (eg PMETs) are not covered by employment act? Hoping to push for this extra day in mine, thank you for your help! Felicia     Reply 1 As per Company Policy, we provide an additional day of AL for all staff, regardless of whether they’re covered by EA or not. MichelleT     Reply 2 The 2nd day of Lunar New Year in 2018 falls on a Saturday, we give one day annual leave in lieu to all staff. NL     Reply 3 Yes, if the holiday falls on a rest day, we would credit one day Off In Lieu_Public Holiday. They will need to finish up this leave in 3 months time. It applies to all employee across the board. Huijuan     Reply 4 We get 1 day Off-in-lieu credited into the leave system for us when a PH […]

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