Lawyerment Discussion Forum
The Malaysian Law Discussion Forum for All
Forum Home | Sign In | Sign Up | Search | Help | Lawyerment HomePost a New Message | Reply this Thread | Printer

Home / Malaysia Business & Finance Law / Business Law
Irresponsible Dosmestic Maid Agency

New MessageIrresponsible Dosmestic Maid Agency (modified 0 times) pity family
My family hired 2 maids from an maid agency. One of them being returned due to unfit and one of them run away. Then the agency replace with another 2 maids. Unfortunately both of them run away. This incident happened within a months and we had paid totally RM12000++. And Yet the agency refuse replace with any others maid and refuse to return the 5 1/2 months salary that paid in advance per maid.
I have few questions as below:
1. The agency claimed that my parents who is illiterate had been signed a contract which state only 1 maid will be replace in any case. By the way, according to immigration agency are responsible to replace a new maid if maid is run away or physical unfit. Meanwhile, the agency refuse to send us a copied of agreement. Then when we involved MCA as mediator, MCA make a copy for us. We notice that the agreement was not stampling. May i know, this agreement consider valid under law of malaysia?

p/s: We on hook the payment of the last maid due to the agency on hold all the maid passport while we told them in advance we wanted it back in order to give them the payment. But again agency refuse to do so.

15 Feb, 2007 14:16:39

New MessageRE:Irresponsible Dosmestic Maid Agency (modified 0 times) Marcos Family
Phillipino maids should be kicked, mae to work 24 hours then left in the toile as pay. These b itches lie, steal, cheat and then go to church on Sunday and give Christianity a bad name. They give Malaysia a bad name claiming everywhere they are ill treated.

Phillipino women are the largest non european sector in Australia. All mail order brides 78% of whom are divorced within the second year then engaging in extra marital affairs. They are like flies on s hit.

16 Feb, 2007 04:41:45

New MessageRE: Runaway maids and Irresponsible Dosmestic Maid Agency (modified 0 times) feeling_unjust
i can understand your feelings..my aunt's maid ran away from her home 2 weeks ago and now has the cheek to approach the msia labour office and request for a refund of her salary!!! what audacity you would say...but its the truth...i just knew about it today...my aunt was caught surprise the day she ran off and had to handle my bed ridden grandma all by herself. I really sympathized her but dun know how to help her...i dun even know what advice to give her cos I heard these indon maids can be realy crazy when pushed to a corner... i am more worried about their safety than to worry about the RM2k the maid is demanding for...She really had the cheek to come back and demand for the $$ when my aunt had to go through the ordeal of reporting her disappearance to the police dept and yet got a summon for it...what is this world coming to??? In order to get a maid replacement soon to take care of my granny's daily need, my aunt actually succumb to the maid agency's proposal...to get a maid replacement at an additional cost of "RM8k"...I am really wondering whether there is any protection for employers like us!!!
02 Dec, 2008 21:03:28

New MessageRE:Irresponsible Dosmestic Maid Agency (modified 0 times) Arthur da man
Why did they run away anyway? maybe they were ill treated by you..
06 Jan, 2012 21:58:45

New MessageRE:Irresponsible Dosmestic Maid Agency (modified 0 times) justine
if there is any form of dispute, there are a few options to pursue the case. you could either approach a lawyer, fight the case out in the courts knowing that there are chances it will be heard in maybe 3 years. Again, knowing that, when the verdict comes around, you might or might not get what you want. There is another approach... talk and negotiate. For all you know it might be that simple. This is what MEDIATION is about. Maybe you think it is difficult for you to do it on your own. Well you don't have to. A mediator is a third party who is neutral and acts as a facilitator. I have used one along the way and they are based in Kl but do call them to see if Mediation can help you. His number is 03-22890775. You might also want to try 014-6417833. No harm asking him some questions on the mediation process. It is an impartial one, all discussions are private and it really is the party that decides on the outcome.so really, you have the controls. the settlement agreement at the end of the day is prepared by the mediator and it is a binding contract . Plus the fees are really low compared to legal proceedings plus it is made known before mediation begins. Most importantly is that both party wins !
17 Aug, 2012 05:54:26


Post a New Message | Reply this Thread | Printer | Forward
All times are MYT


Copyright © 1999-2014 Lawyerment.com. All rights reserved

Privacy Policy | Terms Of Use | Contact | About Us | Advertising Opportunities
Disclaimer - Please Read Carefully

These Bulletin Board pages are intended as a public service primarily to allow non-lawyers and lawyers to share experiences and opinions with other non-lawyers and lawyers. They are NOT intended to be a source of advertising, solicitation, legal advice, self-promotion or disparagement. Lawyerment assumes absolutely no responsibility for postings or their content. Visitors may post questions, comments and replies without prior review by Lawyerment, but we reserve the right to delete any postings (in whole or in part) for any reason at any time.
However, the fact that a posting remains on site NEVER means that it has been approved or endorsed by Lawyerment. By making a posting you are agreeing that the material you post becomes the property of Lawyerment. Lawyerment is a unit of Magnificent Communication. Visitors should exercise great caution when reading this (or any other) Bulletin Board. Be aware that those who post messages may not be who they claim to be. Never to rely on any advice in legal matters except from an attorney you have retained to represent you and your interests. To locate and retain an attorney we suggest you visit our Lawyerment Lawyers' Directory.
Click here to visit Lawyerment.com for 1000's of answers to legal questions. Please read our Privacy Policy and Disclaimer & Conditions Of Use.
Copyright © 1999-2014 Lawyerment.com. All rights reserved