[Online 2-Day] Applications of Employment Act with Implications of Latest Amendments
Course Information
  • 29-Jul-2020
  • Online
  • Serene Yap
  • English
  • RM 500 RM 470
    Until 16 Jul 2020
  • 8.45am - 12.45pm
This programme is specially developed to provide refresher to all levels of staff to the applications of the Employment Act in managing your Human Resources. Review the significant and cost effect of the evolving employment laws affecting your human resource management and employee’s interactions.

This workshop will be interactive with real life scenarios and industrial case studies and analysis.

By the end of this program, participants will be able to: -
• Clarify any ambiguities to the Employment Laws and Regulations
• Create awareness to current requirements and updates and impact to your employment structure and business operations
• Leverage on current threshold and exemptions
• Explore the employer’s and employee’s rights and benefits

• Interactive Presentation
• Reflective Group Discussion and Activities
• Industrial Relations Court Case Studies and Analysis
• Quizzes
• Questions & Answers

• Human Resource Managers / Executives / Supervisors / Officers
• Payroll Managers / Executives
• Heads of Departments / Line Managers
• Supervisors / Team Leaders
• HR Service Providers
• Business Owners


Date: 29 - 30 July 2020 (Wed - Thu)
Time: 8.45am - 12.45pm
Mode: Online/ Interactive


Early Bird Offer (before 30 June 2020) - RM 390
Special Offer (before 16 July 2020) - RM 440
Normal Fee - RM 490

>> Includes Course Notes, Certificate of Completion, 6% Service Tax & 8 CPD Hours

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


[I] Jurisdiction of Jabatan Tenaga Kerja and Jabatan Perhubungan Perusahaan
• Employees within the ambit of the Employment Act 1955
• Workers within the ambit of the Industrial Relations Act 1967

[II] Contract of Service and Contract for Service
• Employee V. Independent Contractor
• Fixed-term Contract

[III] Employment of Foreign Employees
• Employment and coverage of Foreign employees
• Prohibition of Forced Labour

[IV] Wages
• Minimum Wages Order 2020
• Incomplete month of service/work
• Liabilities of Principals and Contractors
• Wage Period and Payment of Wages
• Advances and Lawful Deduction of Wages
• Employment Act 1955, Section 14 (1) & (2)
- Due Inquiry and Suspension

[V] Public Holidays and Rest Days
• Payment for worked on a Public holiday and Rest day
• Sick leave on a Public holiday and Rest day

[VI] Work Hours
• Normal Hours of Work
• Overtime Payment and Computations
• Guidelines on performing Solat during working hours
• Employment (Part-time Employees) Regulations 2010

[VII] Employee’s Leave and Absenteeism
• Annual Leave and Encashment computation
• No pay Leave computation
• Emergency Leave
• Absent without approved leave
• Sick Leave and Hospitalisation
• Maternity Leave
- paid and unpaid
- computation of entitlement
• Paternity Leave

[VIII] Anti-Discrimination in the workplace
• Prevention and Eradication of discrimination in the workplace
• Protection of pregnant employees
• Protection of women on confinement

[IX] Sexual Harassment under the Employment Act 1955
• Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

[X] Termination of Contract / Employment
• Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012
• Normal Termination of Employment
• Payment in-lieu of termination notice
• Breach of Contract
• Employment Act 1955, Section 15 (2)
- Self-termination
- Abandonment of employment
• Termination and Layoff Benefits Regulations 1980
- JTK compliances

[XI] Employment Trade Dispute
• JTK (Labour Department)
• JPP (Industrial Relations Department)
• Representations on Unfair Dismissal


HRDF Certified Trainer

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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