No need for menstrual leave, say employers

Angie Tan

SME Association of Malaysia president Ding Hong Sing says given that women employees are granted 98 days maternity leave in the private sector, the addition of menstrual leave could see employers less willing to hire women. – EPA pic, June 12, 2022.

THERE is no need to give female employees menstrual leave as there are already too many public holidays in the country, employers said.

They said the leave will only impact businesses and manpower allocation.

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  • Next Males would also want to claim leave after doing their duty to the wife/ wives the night before. Too tired after working hard on procreation!!! In the end there are more weekend, public holidays, maternity leave, menstrual leave, MCs, Annual leave, MCs, EL etc. Employers cannot be viable doing business here. Business have to be globally competitive, We can't have this katak di bawah tempurung mentality to survive in the business world!! We already have the most number of public holidays compared to all these other named countries. Already businesses are suffering with the massive increase in the minimum wage rule plus paternity leave, winning football championship holidays etc etc

    Posted 1 month ago by Brave Malaysian

  • We are a developing nation. We dont have the luxury of menstrual leave for women like in some developed country. We need all hands on deck to make sure the country progress swiftly. So pls forget about this menstrual leave and get in w the job.

    Posted 1 month ago by Elyse Gim