MATTA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – Employment, Financial Support, Cancellations & Refunds

31 March 2020

Dear Members,
Kindly be informed that we consulted with Legal Counsel on issues related to staff of members company during this difficult period of the COVID-19 and Movement Control Order (MCO), in respect to issues such as retrenchment, unpaid leave, cut in salary, amongst others.

Attached is a FAQ that is being prepared for your reference. Please be informed that this FAQ is only a guide and general advice to members.

We advise that members should consult your Legal Counsel, Human Resources practitioners and other experts for their advice too in these matters.

Please be informed of the disclaimer at the end of the FAQ, for your reference.

Click here to view the Frequently Asked Questions.

IMPORTANT : These Frequently Asked Questions serves to act only as a reference and general advice to the MATTA members and not intended to substitute or be taken as professional and/or legal advice. It is intended to present an overall view on the employment law issues arising from the Movement Control Order due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Employers are responsible to seek the relevant professional advice from their tax, accounting, legal or other advisers and not rely solely on this Frequently Asked Questions. Any use or reliance by the employers or any party on the information set out in this Frequently Asked Questions or any part thereof shall be entirely at your own risk and MATTA shall have no responsibility whatsoever in relation to the same. This document is intended only for the reference of our members and is not to be distributed or circulated to any other person without our prior written permission.

Thank you.

Honorary Secretary General