Reincarnating Malaysian Airline: Labour Rights from a Malaysian Perspective
International Company and Commercial Law Review, Vol. 28, Issue 1, p. 8, 2017
5 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last revised: 16 Jun 2020
Date Written: January 1, 2017
Employment laws in Malaysia have long disfavoured employees and this is again highlighted following the passing of a law to rescue the Malaysian national flag carrier Malausin Airlines. This article concludes that employees' (as well as other stakeholders') interests remain subordinated to the interests of shareholders as well as larger national interests.
Keywords: air carriers, business restructuring, collective agreements, judicial review, Malaysia, corporate governance, ouster clauses, transfer of assets
JEL Classification: K2, G34, K31
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