In light of the recent Movement Control Order (“MCO”) announced by the Malaysian government starting 18 March 2020 and the extension of the MCO till 14 April 2020, many businesses that do not fall under the “Essential Services” category have been ordered to temporarily close and employers are facing a conundrum in terms of employer and employee rights during this time.

We shall address several frequently asked questions (FAQs) with a focus on force majeure and frustration of contracts which would hopefully assist employers and employees in these challenging times.

Please click here to download the FAQs.

For more insight into this area of law, please contact our Partners in the Employment & Industrial Relations Practice Group:
P Jayasingam
Wong Keat Ching 
Thavaselvi Pararajasingam