The diversity of the Group’s employees is a tremendous asset. We believe that fair and equitable treatment of employees, customers and suppliers and other persons is critical to fulfilling our visions and goals. It is therefore our policy to conduct the Group’s business, and to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer, layoff, recall and terminate employees, without regard to the race, color, religion, gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability of such person, or any other classification protected by applicable law. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer, layoff, recall and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.
Salcon is committed to foster a respectful working environment to reduce discrimination and improve workforce diversity as well as equal opportunities. Through our Salcon Recreational Club (SRC), we conduct numerous annual activities to foster good relationship among employees and advocate respect each other regardless of difference in race, religion, gender, age, disabilities or nationalities.
We comply with the Malaysia Employment Act in our recruitment where it is the company’s labour policy to:
- Not employ child labour
Child labor is not allowed in the company under any circumstances. All employees must meet the minimum age requirement set by local laws.
- Not employ forced labour
We will not employ forced labour, which consists of any work or service not voluntarily performed that is exacted from an individual under threat of forced or penalty. This covers any kind of involuntary or compulsory labour, such as indentured labour, bonded labour or similar labour-contracting arrangements.
- Not discriminate & to respect the uniqueness of every employee
We will not tolerate harassment of any team member by any other team member or supervisor for any reason. In addition, harassment for any discriminatory reason, such as race, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, age or religion, is prohibited by laws, which may subject the Group and/or the individual harasser to liability for any such unlawful conduct. The Group prohibits not only unlawful harassment, but also other unprofessional actions. Accordingly, derogatory racial, ethnic, religious, age, sexual orientation, sexual or other inappropriate remarks, slurs or jokes will not be tolerated.
- Pay minimum wage, hours and benefits
We comply to all applicable wage laws of Malaysia for all employees, which include minimum wages, overtime hours and legally mandated benefits related matters. Working hours shall be limited to what is acceptable by local laws. It is our practrice to offer wages exceeding the minimum requirement set by the Malaysia Employment Act should the employee posess relevant experience which fits the job requirements.
Graduate placement support
We support the i-STAR program, an internship programe for the students of Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC) by providing apprenticeship opportunities to the students who meet our eligibility requirements to work with the Company. Through this program we hope to empower youths through career guidance, knowledge sharing and catalysing employment.