No employee shall be compelled to work on a rest day unless engaged in work which by reason of its nature requires to be carried on continuously or continually by 2 or more shifts.
Power to make regulations requiring information as to wages The Minister may, by regulations made under this Act, provide that every employer or any specified class or classes of employers shall make available, in such form and at such intervals as may be prescribed, to every employee employed by him or them or to such class or classes of employees as may be specified such particulars as may be specified relating to the wages of such employees or any of them.
Via an agreement between the employers and employees, where the number of working hours on 1 or more days of the week is less than 8 hours, the limit of 8 hours may be exceeded on the remaining days of the week, provided that no employee shall be required to work for more than 9 hours in 1 day or 48 hours in 1 week.
The Employment Act 1955 does not apply to Sabah and Sarawak, where there are separate employment ordinances.
Incapacity of Director General hearing inquiry Where the Director General has, for the purpose of inquiring into any matter under this Act, taken down any evidence or made any memorandum and is prevented by death, transfer or other cause from concluding such inquiry, any successor to such Director General or other officer may deal with such evidence or memorandum as if he had taken it down or made it and proceed with the inquiry from the stage at which such Director General left it.
On top of that, employees shall also be entitled to any day declared as a public holiday under Section 8 of the Holidays Act 1951.