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THE TORT OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT
The Malaysian Federal Court in the case of Mohd Ridzwan bin Abdul Razak v Asmah bt Hj Mohd Nor recently delivered a landmark judgment, ruling that victims of sexual harassment will now be able to seek civil remedies under the tort of sexual harassment. This is the first case involving a sexual harassment victim at a workplace who sought remedy from the civil court. There was previously no avenue for a civil action for sexual harassment under Malaysian law.

In this article, we examine the facts, issues and rulings of the case.

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NEW MINIMUM WAGES LAW…
In Malaysia,the National Minimum Wages initiative was first introduced and announced by the Malaysian Prime Minister, Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak in his budget speech on 15 October 2010.

In this article we examine the development of the minimum wages law in Malaysia.

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