Malaysia Court of Appeal holds employee not entitled to claim wrongful dismissal once terms of separation package negotiated
27 April 2023
Matrix Global Education Sdn Bhd v Felix Lee Eng Boon  2 CLJ 34
The Malaysia Court of Appeal in Matrix Global Education Sdn Bhd v Felix Lee Eng Boon found that a resignation based on agreed terms and conditions negated allegations of forced resignation or constructive dismissal. The Court of Appeal opined that a mere suggestion or advice to resign does not necessarily amount to a forced resignation or constructive dismissal, particularly where the employee continued negotiations which led to an agreement with the employer on the terms of resignation.
This article by our associate firm in Malaysia, Rahmat Lim & Partners, provides an overview of the court’s decision. To read the full article on the Rahmat Lim & Partners’ website, please click here.