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Engagement Session With MACC Members

At 3.00 pm, 22 August 2022, MACC held a Member Engagement session at the Royal Lake Club, Taman Tasek Perdana. The session aims to exchange opinions and views with members on the problems and direction of the industry as well as shed light on the efforts that have been carried out by MACC to advance the cleaning sector. The views given by the members are used as guidelines for MACC’s direction in further developing the cleaning sector. In addition to that, problems raised by members will be taken action and extended to the relevant parties.

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Sesi Libat Urus Mengenai Kelulusan Bagi Pengambilan Pekerja Asing (60K Akta Kerja 1955)

Pada 22 Ogos 2022, En Noruddin; Presiden, Tuan Haji Faizal; Timbalan Presiden dan En Nik Husin; Setiausaha Eksekutif MACC telah menghadiri Sesi Libat Urus Mengenai Kelulusan Bagi Pengambilan Pekerja Asing (60K Akta Kerja 1955).

Sesi tersebut menerangkan mengenai pindaan Akta Kerja 1955 khususnya Seksyen 60K yang mewajibkan semua majikan yang ingin mengambil pekerja asing perlu mendapatkan kelulusan Ketua Pengarah Jabatan Tenaga Kerja Semenanjung Malaysia (JTKSM). Antara syarat kelulusan ialah majikan,

  1. tidak ada tonggakan caruman KWSP
  2. tidak ada tonggakan caruman PERKESO
  3. tidak ada tonggakan gaji pekerja
  4. membayar gaji pekerja tidak kurang dari gaji minimum
  5. tidak ada tindakan mahkamah yang berkaitan

Majikan perlu mendapatkan Sijil Kelulusan Ketua Pengarah JTKSM sebelum proses berikutnya iaitu mendapatkan quota dan seterusnya.

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Seminar Atas Talian: MACC/PLANWORTH

PKP tidak menghalang MACC dari terus berusaha membantu ahli-ahli dalam memajukan usahaniaga mereka melalui pendedahan teknologi dan pendekatan inovatif kerja-kerja pembersihan.

Pada 26 Ogos 2021, MACC dengan kerjasama Planworth Global Factoring Sdn Bhd telah mengadakan seminar atas talian dengan dua tajuk pembentangan.

Puan Elaine, Naib Presiden Eksekutif Planworth telah membincangkan, bagaimana meningkatkan peluang untuk memenangi tender dari perspektif kewangan’. Manakala En Raj Kumar Mahful membincangkan bagaimana ah untuk berjaya dalam tranformasi digital untuk kontraktor pembersihan.

Moderator seminar ialah Tuan Haji Faizal Rahim Moidunny, Pemangku Timbalan Presiden MACC.

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Meeting on the Improvement of the Management Policy of Foreign Workers in the Laundry and Cleaning Service Sub-Sector

On 11 August 2022, the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) invited MACC to attend the Meeting on the Improvement of Foreign Worker Management Policy in the Laundry and Cleaning Services Sub-Sector.

Representing the MACC at the meeting are the President; En Noruddin, Deputy President; Tuan Haji Faizal Rahim and Secretary of Work; Mr Nik Husin. Also present was Mr Shahbuddin representing Harta Maintenance Sdn Bhd. The meeting was chaired by YBhg. Dato; Rohaizi Bahari, Head of Trade, Distribution and Business Sector of KPDNHEP discussed the scope of the study to be carried out for the improvement of the Foreign Worker Management Policy of the Laundry and Cleaning Service Sub-Sector.

The purpose of the study was to achieve the following objectives;

  1. Determining the new conditions for hiring foreign workers, including calculating the qualification quota.
  2. Identify the need to open more suitable locations to allow laundry companies to carry out business activities involving foreign workers.
  3. Identify ways to improve the regulation of foreign workers for the Laundry and Cleaning Services Sub-Sector.

MACC welcomes KPDNHEP’s efforts to carry out the study which can certainly help facilitate the recruitment of foreign workers for ‘genuine’ cleaning contractors and at the same time avoid the quota of foreign workers being misused by irresponsible parties.

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Mesyuarat Kajian Penambahbaikan Dasar Pengurusan Pekerja Asing Sub-Sektor Perkhidmatan Pencucian dan Pembersihan

Pada 11 Ogos 2022, Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri dan Hal Ehwal Pengguna (KPDNHEP) telah menjemput MACC untuk menghadiri Mesyuarat Kajian Penambahbaikan Dasar Pengurusan Pekerja Asing Sub-Sektor Perkhidmatan Pencucian dan Pembersihan.

Mewakili MACC ke mesyuarat tersebut ialah Presiden; En Noruddin, Timbalan Presiden; Tuan Haji Faizal Rahim dan Setiausaha Kerja; En Nik Husin. Turut hadir ialah En Shahbuddin mewakili Harta Maintenance Sdn Bhd. Mesyuarat yang dipengerusikan oleh YBhg. Dato; Rohaizi Bahari, Ketua Sektor Perdagangan, Pengedaran dan Perniagaan KPDNHEP membincangkan skop kajian yang akan dijalankan bagi penambahbaikan Dasar Pengurusan Pekerja Asing Sub-Sektor Perkhidmatan Pencucian dan Pembersihan.

Tujuan kajian dijalankan untuk mencapai objektif berikut;

  1. Menentukan syarat-syarat baru permohonan pengambilan pekerja asing termasuk pengiraan kuota kelayakan.
  2. Mengenalpasti keperluan membuka lebib banyak lokasi yang sesuai untuk membenarkan syarikat pencucian menjalankan aktiviti perniagaan yang melibatkan tenaga kerja asing.
  3. Mengenalpasti kaedah-kaedah penambahbaikkan pengawal seliaan pekerja asing bagi Sub-Sektor Perkhidmatan Pencucian dan Pembersihan.

MACC menyambut baik usaha KPDNHEP menjalankan kajian tersebut yang tentunya dapat mambantu mempermudahkan pengambilan pekerja asing bagi kontraktor pembersihan yang ‘genuine’ dan pada masa yang sama mengelak kuota pengambilan pekerja asing disalah gunakan oleh pihak yang tidak bertanggungjawap.

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MACC Official Meeting Minutes

Venue: Sinar Global Academy Office
Time: July 25, 2022
Date: 2.50 pm

Present:

  1. Mr. Norruddin Idris – President
  2. Mr Hj Faizal Rahim – Deputy President
  3. Mr Hj Nik Hussin Nik Yusof – Executive Secretary
  4. Datuk Md Zainal Wahab – Vice President
  5. Ms Hjh Azizah Man – Secretary
  6. En Rosdi Ahmad – Treasurer
  7. Mr. Mohamad Ramli Usrak – Committee
  8. Mr. Mohd Muzaini Dato’ Mohd Zain – AJK
  9. Mr. B. Murali Nair – Committee
  10. Mr. Zulkifli Salleh – Committee
  11. Mohd. Nor Mokhtar – Pen. Secretary (Minute Taker)

Absent (With Permission):

  1. Mrs. Kalthom Ab Wahab – Assistant Treasurer
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Catatan Minit Mesyuarat Ahli Jawatan Kuasa MACC – BIL 2/2022-2024

Tempat: Sinar Global Academy Office
Masa: 25 Julai 2022
Tarikh: 2.50 petang

Hadir:

  1. En Norruddin Idris – Presiden
  2. Tn Hj Faizal Rahim – Tim. Presiden
  3. Tn Hj Nik Hussin Nik Yusof – Setiausaha Eksekuitif
  4. Datuk Md Zainal Wahab – Naib Presiden
  5. Pn Hjh Azizah Man – Setiausaha
  6. En Rosdi Ahmad – Bendahari
  7. En Mohamad Ramli Usrak – AJK
  8. En Mohd Muzaini Dato’ Mohd Zain – AJK
  9. En B. Murali Nair – AJK
  10. En Zulkifli Salleh – AJK
  11. Mohd. Nor Mokhtar – Pen. Setiausaha (Pencatat Minit)

Tidak Hadir (Dengan Izin):

  1. Pn Kalthom Ab Wahab – Pen. Bendahari
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KPDNHEP visit to MACC

On 25 July 2022, KPDNHEP led by YBhg. Dato’ Rohaizi Bahari, Director of Trade, Distribution and Business Sector, and his officers; En Muhamad Hanif Asa’ari, Director of the Trade, Distribution and Business Secretariat, Chief Assistant Director; Mr Mohd Afandi Mohd Isa and Ms Hanis Mohd Zainurin held a meeting with the MACC Committee at Harta Maintenance Sdn Bhd’s office in Eco Sky, Kuala Lumpur.

The purpose of the meeting is to get to know and establish closer cooperation between MACC and KPDNHEP, especially in an effort to develop the Washing and Cleaning Services Sub-Sector to be more dynamic, viable and competitive.

In the meeting, MACC showed a MACC Profile video followed by a slide presentation about MACC’s direction delivered by Mr. Nik Husin, MACC’s Working Secretary. Tuan Haji Hedzir also presented slides on efforts towards adapting IR4, Industrial Revolution 4; Robotics, Automation and Digitization.

Representatives from KPDNHEP were also shown the use of robots for scrubbing the floor.

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Lawatan KPDNHEP ke MACC

Pada 25 Julai 2022, KPDNHEP yang diketuai oleh YBhg. Dato’ Rohaizi Bahari, Pengarah Sektor Perdagangan, Pengedaran dan Perniagaan, dan para pegawainya; En Muhamad Hanif Asa’ari, Pengarah Sekretariat Perdagangan, Pengedaran dan Perniagaan, Ketua Penolong Pengarah; En Mohd Afandi Mohd Isa dan Cik Hanis Mohd Zainurin telah mengadakan pertemuan dengan Jawatankuasa MACC di pejabat Harta Maintenance Sdn Bhd di Eco Sky, Kuala Lumpur.

Tujuan pertemuan tersebut ialah untuk mengenal dan menjalin kerjasama lebih erat antara MACC dan KPDNHEP, khususnya dalam usaha untuk membangunkan Sub-Sektor Perkhidmatan Pencucian dan Pembersihan supaya lebih dynamic, berdaya maju dan berdaya saing. 

Dalam pertemuan tersebut MACC telah menayangkan video Profail MACC diikuti dengan pembentangan slide mengenai hala tuju MACC yang disampaikan oleh En Nik Husin, Setiauasaha Kerja MACC. Tuan Haji Hedzir turut membentangkan slide mengenai usaha ke arah mengadaptasi IR4, Revolusi Industri 4; Robotik, Automasi dan Pendigitalan.

Perwakilan dari KPDNHEP turut ditunjukkan penggunaan robot untuk kerja-kerja menyental lantai.

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Discourse on the Challenges of the Cleaning Sector

In conjunction with the 27th Annual General Meeting, MACC has held a Discourse on Cleaning Sector Challenges on 25 May 2022 at the Mardhiyyah Hotel, Shah Alam

Discourse discusses among others;

  1. The role and responsibilities of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs are to regulate and assist the sustainable and viable growth of the cleaning sector.
  2. Issues and problems related to the implementation and compliance of Act 446 Minimum Standards for Housing and Employee Facilities.
  3. Issues and problems related to the recruitment and management of foreign workers in the cleaning sector.
  4. Local recruitment programs and incentives by SOCSO

Discussing related issues are Mr Muhamad Hanif Asa’ari, Director of the Trade, Distribution and Business Secretariat, Mr Wan Ismail Wan Ibrahim, Director of the Labor Standards Division, Department of Manpower, Peninsular Malaysia, Ministry of Human Resources and Mr Amirudin Safwan Abdul Samad from the Employment Insurance System, SOCSO. Officials from the Ministry of the Interior were also present as observers.

It is hoped that through this discussion both parties, the government and contractors can find a meeting point to implement and comply with relevant acts and regulations and the cleaning sector can continue to play its role in maintaining the cleanliness and image of Malaysia as a developed country.