2-Day Course: Malaysian Labour Laws - Understanding & Its Implementation
Course Information
  • 16-Jan-2020
  • DoubleTree Hilton, Johor Bahru
  • Brian Wee
  • Mandarin
  • RM 1200 RM 1000
    Until 17 Dec 2019
  • 9am - 5pm
[01] INTRODUCTION

The main laws that cover most employees are the Employment Act 1955, Trade Union Act 1965 and Industrial Relation Act 1967. Emphasis of the course mainly on EA 1955. Even those who are not covered under the EA are to a great extent influenced by the EA and employees are ‘forced’ to provide most terms and conditions under the EA. This is a “must know” piece of legislation firstly for the HR specialist and secondly for all HR Managers and Executives who manage employees in all industries. This is a very detailed programme starting from the drawing of employment contracts to the termination of employment. It covers all the obligations and limitations of both employers and employees during the tenure of employment and the human and legal approaches in the application of the EA, TUA and IRA.

[02] COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the program participants are able:-
• Understand the requirements of the Labour Laws
• Implement and practice within the legal requirements
• Expose to the latest amendments of the Acts
• Identify the perimeter and rights of an employer / employee
• Be wary of the hefty penalties for non-adherence
• Gain confidence in handling Labour Laws matters
• Convince in implementing the minimum requirements of the various relevant Acts

[03] METHODOLOGY

Lecture, discussions, case studies & practical exercises

[04] WHO SHOULD ATTEND

• HR / IR / Personnel / Compensations and Benefits / Administration
• Training Managers, Officers and Executives Heads of Department / Line
• Managers or Leaders Payroll / Salary Administrators

[05] DATE, TIME & FEE

DATE: 16-17 January 2020 (Thu - Fri)
TIME: 9AM - 5PM
VENUE: DoubleTree Hilton, Johor Bahru

[HRDF CLAIMABLE]

FEE:
Early Bird Offer (before 17 Dec 2019) - RM1000
Special Offer (before 2 Jan 2020) - RM 1100
Normal Fee - RM 1200

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

**Discounts**
(i) SST2u Loyalty Card Member - overriding 10%

[06] COURSE OUTLINE

EMPLOYMENT ACT 1955
Introduction
• Historical background and its inception
• Definitions & interpretations
• What is an Employee?
• Scope & coverage of EA 1955

Employment Contract
• Contract of Service
• Contract for Service
• Fixed term contract
• Deliberation on written, oral, express or implied
• Breach of Contract ~ Cases
• Employer / Employee’s rights

Termination Notice
• Misconduct cases
• Retirement & efflux ion of time
• Notice of termination. Effect for infringements
• Termination cases ~ Case studies
• Discussion ~ past cases and Court Awards

Wages
• Definition of wages
• Payments and restrictions
• Advances
• Deductions ~ lawful and unlawful

Special Sections
• Absenteeism ~ Sect. 15
• Employment (Termination and Lay-Off Benefits) Regulations
• Due Inquiry / Misconduct ~ Sect. 14
• Breach of Contract ~ Sect. 13

Employment of Woman
• The restrictions and control
• Maternity benefits & maternity leave

Due Inquiry
• Domestic inquiry process ~ overview
• Basic requirements & Court Citations

LATEST AMENDMENT UPDATE

INDUSTRIAL RELATION ACT 1967
Introduction
• Historical background and its inception
• Definitions & interpretations
• Scope of coverage ~ what is a workman?
• Deliberate on past court cases

Employers / Employees Rights
• Prohibitions and the Lawful Process
• Legal Resources

Claims
• Conditions that applies
• Coverage & method of filing claim
• Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration Process
• Reinstatement ~ Conditions that applies

Industrial Relations Department
• Its role and position ~ IR Dept
• Industrial Court ~ its perimeters
• Rejected cases ~ to overview

Industrial Actions
• Lock outs, strikes ~ picketing
• Trade dispute
• Trade Union Reaction ~ to counter

TRADE UNION ACT 1959
• Historical background
• Definitions & interpretations
• The prohibitions ~ Formation of a Trade Union
• Registration and Deregistration of Trade Union
• Powers of the Director ~ General Trade Union
• Rights, Legalities and Immunity of Trade Union Official
• Strikes ~ Lockouts

[07] SPEAKER PROFILE

BRIAN WEE
HRDF Certified Trainer

Brian Wee was Head of Human Resources, Internal QMS Auditor and Corporate Trainer of MMC for a holding company of oils refineries in Malaysia. He holds a Master of Business Administration and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Heriot Watt University, United Kingdom. He also has a Certificate and a Diploma in Personnel Management. He is a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP), an Ordinary Member of Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM), PSMB Certified Trainer and PSMB Human Resource Consultant. Wee has attended a three days Effective Training Evaluation program by Ms Beverley Jeffreys of Chisholm Institute, Australian National Training Authority (ANTA).

He brings with him more than 15 years of working experience in Human Resource of large manufacturing companies. He is a Resource Training person for Malaysian Institute of Personnel Management (MIPM), Malaysian Institute of Purchasing and Material Management, UBS Commercial Institute, Open University Malaysia, Asia e University and UTM Space Executive Diploma Programs and others.

He started off his career in 1980 as a Senior Officer with the Ministry of Information where stayed for 15 years and gained extensive management experience. Later he moved to a Japanese based company where he was in charge of all spectrums of Human Resource functions. During that time, he acquired some Japanese management skills such as Kaizen, Zero Defect, JIT, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, ISO QMS and EMS Awareness Program and many others. He developed and trained QC, ISO QMS and EMS and productivity related modules for the Wilmar International Group of companies’ employees.

In his present capacity, he develops modules and trains his employees and many organizations. He is also a part time lecturer for academic courses, namely Certificate & Diploma Program for Malaysia institute of Human Resource Management, Supervisory Module for Certificate & Diploma for Malaysian Institute of Purchasing & material Management, Executive Diploma of Human Resource Management for UTM SPACE, Asia e University, Southern College University and Open University Malaysia and Professional Short Course in Mandarin for Human Resource subjects and English Conversation & Communication Skills for User Business School (UBS).

His much in demand programmes are Effective Supervisory Skills, Purchansing & Negotiation Skills, 8D Team Problem Solving Methods, Total Preventive Maintenance, ISO QMS AND EMS Awareness Program, UTM SPACE ISO QMS Modules, Effective QA/QC Inspectors, QC Tools, QCC, Effective Communication and Motivation Program, Excellent Clerical Skills, Excellent Customer Service, Effective Business English Communication Skills, Report Writing Skills, Effective Presentation Skills, Teambuilding Program, Positive Working Attitude, Malaysian Labour Laws and Industrial Relation Laws, Understanding of Employment Act 1955, Handling Misconduct and conducting Domestic Inquiries, Effective Salary Computation and Administration, Handling Problematic & Difficult Employees, Report Writing Skills, Drafting an Employment Contract, Effective Human Resource Management, HR for Non HR Executive / Managers, People Management, Leadership Skills, Balanced Scorecard, Key Performance Indicators and others.

Among some of his training participants and/or consultancy services included Kyocera, Sunpower, TJ Wang Group (Accountancy & Secretarial Services), Lii Hen Group, China Press, White Horse Ceramic, ML Plastics Sdn Bhd, Yee Wan manufacturing, Southern College, Foo Yew High School, MITI, Police Academy (Technical),Champion Precision, JK Sumi Wire, Muar Ban Lee Engineering, Autoveyor, Southern Lion, Seiko Electric, CSC Steel, San Miguel Yamamura Plastic, Ornapaper, Umicore Malaysia, Alloy Consolidated (MTD Group), Panasonic AVC Network, Southern College University, Infineon Technilogies, to name a few.

Mr. Brian Wee had provides HR & Quality and Productivity Consultancy Services to Li Hen Group, a furniture exporter and manufacturer, Omega Printer, Golpar Plastic Injection, Dian Pang Supermarket and others.

[08] ENQUIRY & REGISTRATION

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