New Requirements for Hiring of Expatriates to come into force on 1 January 2021

The new requirements announced by the Malaysian government applicable to companies which intend to hire foreign workers or new expatriates, namely, the requirement to advertise job vacancies on the MYFutureJobs portal, will take effect from 1 January 2021 instead of the earlier announced date of 1 November 2020.
Further information can be found here.
Our earlier Alert on some of the requirements relating to the advertising of vacancies for expatriates on the MYFutureJobs portal can be found here.
Alert by Sara Lau (Senior Associate) of the Employment Practice of Skrine.