A Qualitative Study on Implementation and Avoidance of Labor Policy and Occupational Health and Safety Law in Malaysia



The employment laws are becoming strict due to malpractices by the organizations in the developing countries. The main reason behind conducting research in implementation and avoidance of employment law is that, it is considered as the core responsibility of all organizations to fulfill legal requirements of the employment laws. The main objective of this study is to identify the implementation of labor policy of Malaysia in the corporate sector of Malaysia. The study will focus on the implementation of Malaysia Labor Law 1955. The study will also cover the Occupational and Safety Law (1994), what is the practical implementation of these two laws in the corporate sector. The study is qualitative and will collect the data with the help of interviews. The results of the study will help both the policy makers and the practitioners. Policy makers will come to know the shortcomings in the policies and the law and the practitioners will know the problems faced by the workforce, which if resolved, may improve the productivity of the employees. The industry chosen for analysis of petroleum industry because it has a significant contribution in the economic development of Malaysia.

Keywords: Labor Policy, Occupational Health, Safety Law, Malaysia

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