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13/03/2008 14:51:39
Re: Travelling over weekend

My job requires me to travel occasionally. My employer inform me that employees are expected to do their travelling over the weekend eventhough it is not mentioned in the Company's HR policy. They don't provide replacement leave for the travelling days over weekend.

is there anywhere in the employment act that covers this type of issue?

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kL Siew
13/03/2008 15:51:34
As far as the Employment Act is concerned (covering non manual employees with salary not more than RM1500), it is about working on rest days and Section 60 covers it. In your case, you can always ask your HR about your travelling over weekend if you are realy unhappy about it. You can overcome it somewhat like by booking later flight or start travelling in the evening so that you will still more time with the family. Anyway, such practice is quite common among more senior staff.
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deprived of family time
19/03/2008 18:19:01
Mr. Siew, i have just submitted an inquiry with regards to the same problem that kmc is having. Please do share your comments. Thank you
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20/03/2008 12:45:24
sometimes it is not possible to get a flight in the late evening if u are travelling overseas.
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