Malaysia Leave Entitlement

Leave Entitlement according to Employment Act

Paid maternity leave:60 days
Normal work hours:Not exceeding eight hours in one day or 48 hours in one week
Paid holiday:At least 11 gazetted public holidays ( inclusive of five compulsory public holidays; National Day, Birthday of the Yang Dipertuan Agong, Birthday of Ruler/Federal Territory Day, Labour Day and Malaysia day) in one calendar year and on any day declared as a public holiday under section 8 of the Holiday Act 1951
Paid annual leave for employees:
Less than two years of service:8 days
Two or more but less than five years of service:12 days
Over five years of service:16 days

*Minimum paid annual leave to be provided for employees

Paid sick leave per calendar year:
Less than two years of service:14 days
Two or more but less than five years of service:18 days
Over five years of service:22 days
Where hospitalisation is necessary:Up to 60 days (inclusive of the paid sick leave entitlement stated above)

*Minimum paid sick leave to be provided for employees

Payment for overtime work:
Normal working days:One-and-a-half times the hourly rate of pay
Rest days:Two times the hourly rate of pay
Public holidays:Three times the hourly rate of pay