The Ministry of Human Resources, abbreviated MOHR, is also commonly known as the Kementerian Sumber Manusia (KSM) in Malay.
Coat of arms of the Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR), Malaysia
During 1955 to 1962, matters related to the interests and well being of workers in the country were addressed by the Labour Minister appointed under the Ministry of Health (Malay: Kementerian Kesihatan). The portfolio was placed under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare (Malay: Kementerian Buruh dan Kebajikan Masyarakat) in 1963.
In 1984, the Ministry of Labour and Manpower was renamed as the Ministry of Labour (Malay: Kementerian Buruh).
In 1990, the Ministry of Labour was finally renamed as the Ministry of Human Resources (Malay: Kementerian Sumber Manusia) and the name remains unchanged until today.
The Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) is responsible for the formulation and implementation of policies related to the development of human resources in Malaysia. It works on developing a competitive workforce in a harmonious, conducive, efficient and safe work environment.
Departments under the purview of the Ministry of Human Resources are:
Screenshot of the Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) official website
The Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) official website features:
FAQs: Employment Act, Other Legislation, Contract of Service and Termination, Overtime, Rest Days, Working Hours, Lodging Complaint, Minimum Wages
Publications and Downloadable Forms
Online Services: JobsMalaysia, Employment & Labour Statistic, Private Employment Agency (APS Link-Up), Foreign Workers Integrated Management System (ePPAx), Industrial Harmony Index (IHI), Employment Insurance System (SIP), Electronic Trade Union Information System (e-TUIS)
Foreign Workers Levy: When, Who's Involved, Levy Payment Rates
Acts & Policy: Employment Act, Labour Ordinance, Industrial Relations Act, Social Security Act, Skills Development Act
Ministry of Human Resources
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