The Future of Work: Flexible Working Arrangements in Malaysia

Not too long ago, flexible working was an uncommon concept practised only by eccentric-work-alone entrepreneurs. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, “Work from Home” seemed to have been instructed overnight in line with circuit breakers and lockdowns imposed by governments worldwide in an attempt to fend off increasing Covid-19 infections. Malaysia was no different. This has significantly changed the landscape of work.

Fast forward four years, “Work from Home” has now not only become an irreversible international working norm but increasingly, the default, even in Malaysia. Employees now look for this additional perk to be entrenched in their terms and conditions of employment. “Work from Home” has also taken on new meaning and has evolved into telecommuting or remote

This article by Skrine looks into the common issues that may arise in implementing flexible working arrangements in Malaysia

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