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Employment of refugees: a Malaysian perspective

Ishan Jan, Mohammad Naqib and Ali Mohamed, Ashgar Ali and Ahmad, Muhamad Hassan (2018) Employment of refugees: a Malaysian perspective. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 9 (12). pp. 2599-2603. ISSN 0976-0245 E-ISSN 0976-5506

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Abstract

Objective: This paper aims at identifying some challenges of the employment of refugees in enhancing the Malaysian economic growth. Analysis: The employment of refugees can be challenging to engage for the stakeholders if there is no efficient and proper legal framework to govern the human resources practices for this aspect as there is no legislation dealing with the employment of refugees in Malaysia. Method: In order to increase the productivity, the method used in existing refugees in the country can contribute as active work in the local workforce and thereby generate revenue for the government. Findings: It also explores whether developing a legal framework in order to allow and enforce the employment of refugees in Malaysia would be feasible. This study is primarily doctrinal and qualitative in nature. Result: The paper significantly contribute to some of the key focus areas in the Eleventh Malaysia Plan (2016-2020) such as improving labour productivity in the local economy, generating revenue for the government and promote human rights. Malaysia should create a legal framework for the employment of refugees to boost its fast booming economy.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2866/68745
Uncontrolled Keywords: Refugees, asylum seekers, foreign workers, migrant workers, employment
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KPG Malaysia
K Law > KZ Law of Nations
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws
Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Depositing User: Dr Ashgar Ali Ali Mohamed
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2019 14:45
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2019 16:41
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/68745

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