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reduction of leave entitlement

Tue, 24 Mar 2009 12:25:53 PM  (Last updated: Tue, 07 Apr 2009 05:37:55 PM)

Recently my Company have reviewed our leave entitlement and reduced it as follows:-

(i) 2 days for service less than 5 yrs

(ii) 3 days for service more than 6 yrs

I would like to know if this is allowed by Labour Law?

KL Siew
Tue, 24 Mar 2009 01:31:56 PM

The company cannot do that. Refer the matter to the Labour Department.

chris yau
Tue, 07 Apr 2009 05:37:55 PM

Does that means that is better/safer for a company to offer less number of days of annual leave ( but yet compliant to the basic number of days of annual leave for employee as required /according to the employment act).

Then, the company can offer extra days of annual as and when the company like to do so?

e.g offer 8 days of annual leave for service less than 2 years, but if the staff performance is satisfactory, the company may consider give extra 1-2 days as "bonus" annual leave as incentive for

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