Awal Muharram — Thaipusam — Chinese New Year (two days) — Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday - Labor Day — Vesak Day — Birthday of Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong — Independence Day (Hari Merdeka) — Deepavali — Hari Raya Puasa (Eid al Fitr) — Malaysia Day (Hari Malaysia) — Christmas Day — Hari Raya Haji (Eid al Adha)
The standard work period in Malaysia cannot exceed 48 hours in a week, over six days with eight-hour workdays.
Eligible female employees receive 60 consecutive days of paid maternity leave. There is no paternity leave.
Employees are entitled to between eight and 16 days of annual leave.
Employees receive between 14 and 22 days of paid sick leave a year.
Bonuses are not required but performance based bonuses are common.
Notice is between four and eight weeks. Severance is between 10 and 20 days.
Malaysia has universal healthcare, some employers choose to provide private health insurance.
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