[Online 2-Day]: 裁员和解雇 Retrenchment, Termination and Layoff
Course Information
  • 03-Jun-2020
  • Online
  • Serene Yap
  • Cantonese
  • RM 540
  • 8:45am - 12:45pm

As a result of the COVID 19 pandemic which led to the Movement Control Order from 18 March to 28 April 2020, by the Malaysian government in pursuant to the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 and Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Regulations 2020, most Company’s operations and revenue have been drastically affected. As a result, it is inevitable that Companies may resort to downsizing or retrenchment.


Upon completion of this programme, participants will be able to fully understanding the whole retrenchment dos’ and donts’s and to manage the whole Retrenchment exercise effectively and legally, from pre-implementation to submission to JTK, including post submission compliances. Identify the right applications and effects of the Employment Act and Industrial Relations Act on the process of termination of employment on the employee’s rights, and also the employer’s rights and obligations to effectively manage your downsizing or retrenchment processes to avoid the Labour Court and the Industrial Court ruling in favour of employees with costly monetory consequences.


• Interactive Presentation
• Practical exercises
• Industrial Relations Court Case Analysis
• Quizzes
• Questions and Answers


• Human Resources Personnel
• Payroll Personnel
• Business Owners
• HR Service Providers


DATE: 3-4 June 2020 (Wed-Thu)
TIME: 8:45AM - 12:45PM
VENUE: Online

Special Offer (25 May 2020) - RM 480
Normal Fee - RM 540

>> Fee includes Course Notes, Certificate of Attendance & 6% Government Service Tax

(i) 15% overriding discount for SST2u Loyalty Card members


[01] Employer’s and Employee’s Rights Pertaining to Retrenchment
• What is Retrenchment
• Redundancy
• Downsizing
• Voluntary Retrenchment Vs. Involuntary Retrenchment
• Voluntary Separation Scheme Vs. Mutual Separation Scheme
• Retrenchment Vs. Layoff
• Change of Ownership / Sale of Business
• Effect of ERP and WSP on your Retrenchment decision making

[02] The Code of Conduct for Industrial Harmony 1975
• Reduction of Fringe benefits
• Freeze bonus and increment
• Freezing recruitment or can we still recruit
• Reduction of Overtime and Work on Public holidays & Rest days
• Reduction of working hours and shift hours
• Transfer and Training
• The FOF Principle
• The LIFO Principle
• Pay Cuts (Salary reduction) alternative
- Pay cut sample letter and required JTK documentations

[03] The Retrenchment Process
• Establishment of reason for Retrenchment
• Establishment of Selection criterias on employees to be retrenched
• Retrenchment implementation process
• Sample Retrenchment offer letter
• Sample Acceptance letter

[04] Termination and Layoff benefits and entitlement
• Termination and Layoff benefits Regulations 1980
• Does your Employee Handbook plays a role
• Does your Employment Contract plays a role
• JTK Compliances and processes
• Termination benefits entitlement computations
• Is termination notice period required
• Termination benefits payment timeframe
• Filling up of JTK forms and required documentations
• Submission of JTK forms and documentations
• Employment Insurance System



Serene Yap is a HR Trainer and Consultant. She has been involved in all aspects of human capital development and management for more than 20 years. She holds an MBA in General Management, is a certified NLP Practitioner by ISNS, Certified Master Class Trainer and a PSMB approved Trainer. Her industry exposure includes property development and management, hospitality, medical, manufacturing, oil and gas, construction sector and consultancy services.

She has developed and conducted many HR programs covering both the Employment Act 1955, Sabah Labour Ordinance and Sarawak Labour Ordinance. Notable programs are Employer’s and Employee’s rights in HR Management, Developing HR policies, HR Documentations and SOPs, Behavioral-based Interview, and Managing Misconduct and Domestic Inquiry amongst others. Besides training, Serene also consults and has successfully carried out consultancy projects from HR Audit, Policies & Procedures and Employee Handbook; Retrenchment Strategy and Execution to HR Department Startup and HR Team Coaching over the years.


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