Employees Can Start Asking Their Bosses For Flexible Working Arrangement From 1 Sept
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Employees who want to work on a flexible basis can apply for Flexible Working Arrangement (FWA) with their respective employers under the amendment to Employment Act 1955, which will come into force on 1 SeptemberAccording to Bernama, the FWA application must be made in writing and the flexible arrangement includes changes in working hours, working days, and also the location of work, said Deputy Minister of Human Resources Datuk Awang Hashim. Employers must give an answer to the employee within 60 days in writing whether they agree or reject the application, and their reasons why it was rejected. He said this during the Northern Region Industrial Harmony Symposium programme that was held to improve the relationship between employers and employees in safeguarding industrial harmony as well as increase the level of legal compliance yesterday, 23 June.