[Setia Alam, 2-Day] Understanding The Malaysian Employment Act
Course Information
  • 09-Feb-2023
  • Courtyard by Marriott, Setia Alam
  • Dr. Wendy Tee Leap Sing
  • English
  • RM 1720
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm

                          Human Resource Malaysia 2023    #HRM2023




Managers are required to have the knowledge of the Malaysian Employment Act, to assist their decision making with regard to termination, dismissal, maternity protection, recruitment and other Management matters.

On 1 January 2023, the Employment (Amendment) Act 2022 (“Act”) will come into effect. The new Act brings about substantial changes in every day's HR practices with new regulations that wield great implications.

Therefore, this course will give managers a complete understanding on HR practices and the Malaysian Employment Laws. This updated programme outlays the rights and parameters of both the employer and employee. Organization should also examine whether their existing policies can comfortably surpass the minimum requirements stipulated in the new Act.





Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

- Understand the correct interpretation of the relevant Employment Law

- Be aware of the latest Labour Acts and Employment (Amendment) Bill 2022

- Know how to avoid ‘breaching’ the Employment legislations and Employees Contracts

- Understand the difference between Contract of Service and Contract for Service

- Compute Benefits accurately in compliance with the latest amendments

- Comply with the relevant Malaysian Employment Act 1955

- Gaining a better grasp of the legal requirements in the, EPF Act 1991, SOCSO Act 1969 Employment insurance system Act 2017 & Income Tax Act 1967
- Develop deeper understanding and achieve compliance with the applicable sections of the laws
- Providing the minimum standards/terms and conditions of employment in your contract of service to new hirer





Human Resource Managers, Executives and Practitioners.





- Interactive Presentation

- Questions and Answers Session





Date :    9-10 February 2023 (Thu-Fri)

Time :       9.00am - 5.00pm

Venue :    Courtyard by Marriott, Setia Alam

Level :   Intermediate



Fee:  [ HRD Corp Claimable]


- Early Bird Offer (before 22 Jan 2023)      -       RM 1,580

- Special Offer (before 4 Feb 2023)       -      RM 1,660

- Normal Fee       -       RM 1,720


>> Fee includes Course Notes , Lunchs, Refreshment/s Breaks, & Certificate of Completion and 6% Service Tax


** OFFER **

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


HRDCorp Claimable Course:
Trainer MyCoiD: 429594X
Course Scheme: HRDCorp Claimable Course
Course Type: Public
Course Code: 10001184569




Module 1 – Introduction And Employer’s Obligations
• Introduction to Malaysian Employment Law 
• Obligations of Employers
• Objectives of the Employment Act 1955
• Objectives of Industrial Relations Act 1967


Module 2 – Employment
• Employer / Employee Relationship 
• Employment Contracts
• Employer / Contractor
• Employment of Women
• Employment of Part-timers
• Employment of Child and Young Person


Module 3 – Wages
• Minimum Wages
• Wage Period
• Payment of Wages
• Lawful Deduction of Wages 
• Advance of Wages


Module 4 – Employee Benefits
• Normal Hours of Work 
• Overtimes
• Public Holidays
• Rest Day
• Annual Leave and No pay leave 
• Emergency Leave
• Sick Leave and Hospitalization 
• Maternity Leave


Module 5 – Termination of Employment
• Termination of Contracts
• Minimum Retirement Age
• Due Inquiry and Suspension
• Termination, Lay-off and Retrenchment Benefits 
• Labour Court and IR Court Case Studies


Module 6 : The Employment (Amendment) Act 2022
• Apprenticeship
• Calculation of wages for incomplete month’s work
• Presumptions of employment
• Working Hours
• Calculation of wages for incomplete month’s work
• Pregnancy and maternity protection
• Paternity Leave
• Flexible Working Arrangements
• Employment of foreign employee
• Forced Labour
• Sexual Harassment
• Discrimination
• Wider jurisdiction of the “Labour Court” / Director General of Labour
• General penalty under the Act
• Powers of the Court


Module 7 : Employee Provident Fund At 1991

• Compulsory contribution
• Definition of wage
• Statement of EPF contributions
• Nomination of beneficiaries
• EPF relief ( Budget proposed 2022)

• Latest EPF updates (2022)


Module 8: SOCSO Act 1969

• Who is eligible for deductions and contributions

• Types of income are subject to SOCSO
• Compulsory contributions
• Categories of employee covered by the Act

• Scheme of insurance
• Meaning of invalidity
• Benefits offered under employment injury scheme

• Eligibility for invalidity pensions
• SOCSO relief (proposed in Budget 2022)
• SOCSO Ceiling (proposed in Budget 2022)


Module 9: Employee Insurance System Act 2017

• Coverage of Employee Insurance Scheme

• A Snapshot of EIS’ benefits
• Additional aid in Job’s search
• Benefit from EIS

• Who cannot claim from EIS
• The payment of EIS from employer and employee
• Employment Insurance System (EIS) account registration in Malaysia
• Penalty for not contributing EIS


Module 10: Income Tax Act 1967

• Definition of employment under Income Tax Act

• Definition of employer and employee
• Types of Employment income
• Remuneration categories

• Exempt income and benefits
• Benefits-in-kind
• Tax obligation as an employer
• Details required in Form E and EA

• Form CP21, CP22 & CP22A

• Form TP1, TP2, TP3
• Employers duties and failure to comply with Section 83

• Monthly tax deduction from remuneration







Dr Wendy Tee has over fifteen years of experience in senior management and human resources positions for diversified industrial and business environments. Graduated with a Doctor of Business Administration (UUM), Master of Business Administration (UM), Master of Information Technology (UM), Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Certified Business coach (UM), Registered Financial Planner (RFP), Certified Trainer (PSMB) and Certified Advance Human Resource Practitioner (MIHRM), she has undergone intensive academic training in various human development and knowledge improvement.

Dr Wendy is actively involved in management consultancy, management training and research. Her latest responsibility involves the business coaching, financial training, management consultancy, Accounting and Financial lecturing of Degree programs for Kolej Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman. She has experience managing training programs cover from local universities, in house training and public seminar training.

Dr Wendy is also a Human Resource consultant and certified trainer now appointed from Harrison Assessment Talent solutions (HATS), Pembangunan Sumber Manuasia Berhad (PSMB) and National Human Resources Centre (NHRC), providing comprehensive and independent Human Resource advisory to clients. In addition to consulting with and servicing clients, she is responsible for HR assessment, HR training, coaching & advisory for the company. In the area of Human Resource Management, Wendy focuses on Strategic Talent Management, Training and Development Management, Performance Management, Payroll Management and Setting Departmental & Inter Departmental Key performance Indicators (KPIs).

Dr Wendy completed and passed her GST and SST exams organized by Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM) with the cooperation and support from the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMC). She has trained more than 75 SME companies in Malaysia for getting prepare on the post implementation of GST and SST, mainly dealing with the tax authorities over various indirect tax issues, elements and scope of indirect tax, cycle and operations, rulings, registration, administration, audit and investigations on behalf of her clients.






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