Briefing

 

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU ARE EXPECTING…
The Court of Appeal, in the recent decision of Airasia Bhd v Rafizah Shima Mohamed Aris, ruled on the extent in which the Federal Constitution applies in an employment contract between private parties, and the applicability of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (“CEDAW”) in Malaysia.

In this article, we analyse the case that has altered the current landscape of women’s rights in the Malaysian workforce.

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DISMISSAL FOR UNLAWFUL PICKETING… TOO HARSH?
In October 2014, the Federal Court in Harianto Effendy Zakaria & Ors v Mahkamah Perusahaan Malaysia & Anor, upheld the dismissal of nine former bank employees by Bumiputera Commerce Bank Berhad (now known as CIMB Bank) (“the Bank”) for unlawful picketing at the premises of the Bank. 

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