[Bangsar, NEW] Employment Act Latest Updates & Impacts
Course Information
  • 15-Jun-2022
  • Pullman Hotel, Bangsar
  • Toh Siew Pat
  • English
  • RM 1590 RM 1490
    Until 08 Jun 2022
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
                           Human Resource Malaysia 2022 [#HRM 2022]


• To be an effective manager or supervisor, he/ she must be knowledgeable of the relevant Employment Laws, and the proposed amendments and regulations.

• Non-compliance of the employment laws may not only be costly to the company but also embarrassing to the manager if the case is brought to court and highlighted in the media.

• This course is specially designed to equip managers with the necessary leadership skills, legal and procedural knowledge in applying the relevant provisions of the Employment Laws.

• You will also learn about the latest updates on Employment (Amendment) Bill 2021, latest updates and their impacts on business.



• Owners of SMEs
• Heads of Department, Line Managers

• Executives, Supervisors, Team Leaders

• Human Resource Practitioners



• Interactive presentation
• Q & A sessions
• Case studies and analysis

• Individual work exercises




Date:    15 - 16 June 2022 (Wed - Thu)

Time:    9.00am - 5.00pm

Venue: Pullman Hotel, Bangsar


[HRD Corp Claimable]




- Special Offer (before 8 Jun 2022)  -    RM 1,490

- Normal Fee   -    RM 1,590


>> Fee includes Course Notes, Lunch, Refreshments/ Tea Breaks, Certificate of Attendance & 6% Service Tax


** OFFER **

- 10% Cashback for SST2u Learner Card+ (SLC+) members. T&Cs applied.




Day 1

1. Introduction

• Scope of Employment Act 1955
• Scope of Employment (Amendment) Bill 2021

• Understanding key definitions & interpretations


2. Contracts of Service

• Difference between Contract of Service & Contract for Service
• More favourable terms or conditions of service
• Right to join unions
• Notice of termination of contract & how to calculate payment in lieu of notice
• Practical ways to handle breach of contract
• Retirement and provisions under the Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012
• Retrenchment, termination & lay-off benefits

- Provisions in the Code of Conduct for Industrial Harmony
- Entitlement of employees to termination or lay-off benefits payment

- Practical exercise on how to calculate termination or lay-off benefits payment


3. Wages

• Definition of wages & wage period
• When wages must be paid and consequences of non-compliance

• Payment of wages and restrictions
• Limitation on advances
• Lawful deductions of wages
• Wages of employees due to imprisonment or attendance in court


4. Employment of Woman & Maternity Protection

• The restrictions and controls
• Practical exercise on how to calculate entitlement to maternity leave and maternity allowance
• Maternity register
• Payment of maternity allowance


5. Hours of Work, Rest Days & Holidays

• Rest Day


Day 2


6. Interpretation

• Entitlement, practical exercise on how to calculate payment for work done on rest day and overtime payment

• Hours of Work
   - Limits of hours of work

   - Limit of overtime work

• Public Holidays
   - Entitlement, practical exercise on how to calculate payment for work done on rest day and overtime payment
   - Management of ad-hoc public holidays declared under the Holidays Act 1951

• Annual Leave

• Sick Leave

   - Entitlement and offences under this section

   - Management of false MCs

• Understanding Ordinary Rate of Pay (ORP) and its application


7. Employment of Foreign Workers

• Duty to submit returns
• Prohibitions under this Part


8. Complaints and Inquiries

• Director General’s powers to inquire into complaints

• Limitations on Director General’s powers


9. Sexual Harassment

• Interpretation and application.
- Understanding the Code Of Practice On The Prevention And Eradication Of Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

• Investigation & Procedure
• Offences under this Part





101 Global HR Heroes Award Winner 2019,

Gold Award Recipient (HR Leader) by MIHRM 2017

HRDF Certified Trainer


Toh started his career in 1977 as a police inspector with the Royal Malaysian Police.  He subsequently joined the private sector in 1991 as a security manager before taking up the role as a human resources manager in 1995. Since then, he has headed the human resource and administration department of various public listed companies.


Toh developed his passion for public speaking and training when he was invited to speak in a conference in 2004. Since then, he has conducted numerous in-house training programs, public training programs and has chaired/spoken at various public conferences & seminars. He also speaks in various seminars organized by various State Industrial Relations Departments and State Labour Departments.


Toh was the facilitator for the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management’s (MIHRM) Certificate in Human Resource Management (CHRM) and Diploma in Human Resource Management (DHRM) programs (Employment Act module, Industrial Relations Act module and Trade Unions Act module) from 2007 to 2011.



a. Academic

    • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (Hons), University of London

b. Memberships

    • Life Member of the MIHRM

    • Member of the Malaysian Association of Professional Trainers and Coaches (MAPTaC)

    • Member of the John Maxwell Team (JMT)

    • Member of Toastmasters International (TI)

c. Certifications

    • Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) certified Trainer (TTT Certificate No. EMP/1456)

    • Maxwell Certified DISC Method Behavioral Analysis Trainer

    • Maxwell Certified DISC Method Behavioral Analysis Consultant

    • Certified John C. Maxwell Coach, Trainer and Speaker

d. Awards

    • 2019 101 Global HR Heroes Award recipient during the 27th World HRD Congress in Mumbai, India

    • 2017 Gold Award recipient in the HR Leader category during the MIHRM’s 17th Malaysia HR Awards in Kuala Lumpur

    • 2017 Certificate of Recognition by the Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia (MOHR) during the ASEAN Productivity Linked Wage Conference (PLiC) in Kuala Lumpur



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