Raja Vishnu Sivarajah IR Consultant
- Malaysian Current Law Journal in 1999
- Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) in 2006
- Bachelor of Law Degree (LL.B Hons)
- University of Wolverhampton, UK
RAJA VISHNU SIVARAJAH obtained his LL.B (Hons) in 1996 from the University of Wolverhampton and joined the Malaysian Current Law Journal in 1999 as the Legal Proofreader. In 2001, he was promoted to the position of Sub-Editor and subsequently in 2002, he was made Editor-in-charge of the Industrial Law Reports (ILR). He left to join Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) in 2006 as the Research Analyst for the Industrial Relations Department, where he researched and wrote several MEF’s Industrial Relations publications, specifically Leave & Absenteeism at the Workplace – Cases, Commentary & Materials (First Edition) and ‘Criminal’ Misconduct In Employment – Cases, Commentary & Materials (First Edition), aside from providing consultation on labour, employment and industrial law matters to members of MEF. After spending several years in the Corporate Sector, where he continued honing his Industrial Relations skills in a Managerial capacity, he joined MECA Employers Consulting Agency Sdn Bhd as its Senior Legal Advisor in 2011.
While in MECA, aside from providing advisory services to employers, he had also won many Labour Department cases on behalf of employers whilst conducted successful Training Courses on matters in connection to Employment Act 1955 and Industrial Relations Act 1967, domestic inquiry procedure, managing misconduct and poor performance, managing absenteeism and excessive sick leave etc.
With his experience and practical hands on approach in Industrial Relations, Raja Vishnu serves as a full time Consultant of IR Law and provides Training Courses on Industrial/Labour/Employment Law issues. He is well versed in assisting employers in handling day to day IR/HR operations including dispensing advise on compensation and benefits issues, drafting employment contracts, Company Handbooks, conducting investigation on disciplinary issues, HR Audit and domestic inquiries, handling employee grievances and negotiations for collective agreements, providing legal opinions, representing employers at Labour Department etc.cutain