Richard Riot

An evaluation by Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) indicates that the minimum wage compliance by employers nationwide is nearly 100 per cent up to October this year.

Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot said checks on 32,000 employers showed that 98 percent of the companies had complied with the regulation.

“Only about 500 employers have still [...]

The next-of-kin of 15 crew members and 12 of 28 Malaysian passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 are eligible for monthly payment starting RM475, based on salary scale under a Social Security Organisation (Socso) scheme.

Human Resources Minister Datuk Richard Riot Jaem said all crew members were eligible for payment under the Employment Injury Scheme [...]

The government, through the human resources ministry, targets to reduce workplace-related accidents to three in 1,000 workers by 2015, as compared to 3.31 in every 1,000 workers last year.

Minister Datuk Richard Riot said the government’s commitment in occupational health and safety would improve Malaysia’s image and international trade as foreign and local companies become confident [...]