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Termination notice query

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asked on Sep 26, 2013 at 16:03
by   t700
I have been doing administrative work at a non-profit organisation for 10.5 months and have a monthly salary of RM1800. Due to non-agreement over some terms in the appointment and confirmation letters, and the Management's slow response in discussing the matters, I have not signed any contract.

I am planning to resign from this organisation. The Notice of Termination was one of the terms I disagreed with (3 months in the confirmation letter). Since I have not signed any contract, how much notice do I have to give them?

Can I follow the Termination Notice guideline in the Employment Act 1955 (4 weeks' notice for less than 2 years' service)? There seems to be some confusion over whether I'm covered by the Act: most people I've asked say the limit is RM1500 but the FAQ section (Question 11) of the Jabatan Tenaga Kerja Semenanjung Malaysia <http://jtksm.mohr.gov.my/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=150%3Afaq&catid=68%3Aaduan-buruh&Itemid=554&lang=ms> states that from 1 April 2012, the limit is RM2000.

Would really appreciate some clarification & advice.
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answered on Sep 30, 2013 at 03:07
by   arun1011
Hi there

Your correct. The law now is that your covered by EA 1955 is your salary is not more than RM 2,000. As such you can give 4 weeks notice.
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