[Kuching, NEW] Understanding Sarawak Labour Ordinance And Employment (Amendment) Act 2022
Course Information
  • 28-May-2024
  • Sheraton Hotel, Kuching
  • Brian Wee Lai Han
  • English
  • RM 1,000
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm


The laws that cover most employees are the Sarawak labour Ordinance 1952. 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 program starting from the drawing of employment contracts to the termination of employment. It covers all the obligations and limitations of both employers and employees, especially managerial and supervisory level who are directly supervise their subordinates during the tenure of employment and the human and legal approaches in an application of the Employment Act 1955 and other related Acts. This program is specially designed with an insight into the provisions of the current Sarawak Labour Ordinance 1952, and to update the participants regarding the amendments and new provisions contained in the Employment (Amendment) Act 2022 so that proper planning and adjustment could be make for the compliance of the new or amended provisions as well as statutory requirements such as MTD, EPF, SOCSO and EIS



At the end of this training session, participants will be able to:

• Understand the requirements of the Sarawak Labour Ordinance 1952

• Understand statutory contribution, duties and responsibilities under respective acts

• Expose to the latest Employment 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 of employment matters

• Convince in implementing the minimum requirements of the various relevant Acts



HR Practitioners, HR Managers/ Executives/ Assistants and those who are interested in both the Sarawak Labour Ordinance and Employment Act, their latest updates and overlaps.



Lecture, discussions, case studies & practical exercises.



Date:       28 May 2024 (Tue)

Time:       9.00am - 5.00pm

Venue:     Sheraton Hotel, Kuching


FEE:   [ HRD Corp Claimable ]

      - Early Bird Offer (before 10 May 2024)           –          RM890

      - Special Offer (before 24 May 2024)           –          RM940

      - Normal Fee          –          RM1000


>> Fee includes Course Notes, Meals & Certificate of Completion and 8% Service Tax


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HRDCorp Claimable Course:
Trainer MyCoiD: 429594X
Course Scheme: HRDCorp Claimable Course Course
Type: Public
Course Code: 10001204541    



Module 1 - Employer and Employee Relationship

• Contract of Service VS Contract for Service

• Definition of Contract of Service under Sarawak Labour Ordinance 1952

• Employees under the SLO 1952 and Workman under the IRA 1967?

• Types of Employment

• Employment (Part – time employees)

• Minimum benefits and/or entitlements under the SLO 1952


Module 2 - Wages

• Definition of wages

• Payments and restrictions

• Advances

• Deductions ~ lawful and unlawful

• Liabilities of Principals and Contractors

• Minimum Wages Order (Amendment 2018 & Budget Review 2020)

• Payment of wages for suspension i.e. suspension for misconduct investigation and punishment after Domestic Inquiry

• Computation of Payroll during MCO period


Module 3 - Working Hours and Leave

• Rest day

• Maximum working hours

• Overtime • Public holidays

• Annual leave

• Sick leave and Hospitalization

• Guidelines on performing solat during working hours

• Non mandatory leaves – emergency leave, unpaid leave, absent without leave etc.


Module 4 - Special Sections

• Absenteeism

• Employment (Termination and Lay-Off Benefits) Regulations

• Due Inquiry / Misconduct

• Breach of Contract

• Leaves not under the SLO 1952

• No pay leave computation

• Emergency leave

• Absent without approval


Module 5 - Employment of Woman

• The restrictions and control

• The qualifications and requirements

• Maternity benefits & maternity leave (Paid and unpaid)


Module 6 - Employment (Amendment) Act 2022

• Calculation of wages for incomplete month

• Maternity Leave and Allowance

• Termination during pregnancy

• Reduction of working hours

• Paternity leave

• Employment of foreign employees

• Flexible working arrangement

• Discrimination in employment

• Notice of sexual harassment

• Forced labour

• Increase in penalty of offences

• Presumption as to who is an employee and employer




HRDF Certified Trainer

Brian Wee holds a Master of Business Administration and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Heriot Watt University, United Kingdom. He 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). Wee 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 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 consult a multitude of 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). Wee is tri-lingua and is able to teach and consult in all three main languages fluently. His much in-demand programmes include Effective Supervisory Skills, Purchasing & 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 and/or consultancy services clients are 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 Technologies, to name a few. Wee is also a frequent resource trainer and consultant for the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), and associations and trade bodies including SME Association, Hoteliers Associations and more.



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