[Selangor 2-Day] Employment Act 1955, Industrial Relations Act 1967 And Dismissal Procedures in New
Course Information
  • 26-Apr-2021
  • Hilton Garden Inn, Puchong
  • Serene Yap
  • English
  • RM 1370
  • 8:45am - 4:45pm

The Employment Act 1955 and the Industrial Relations Act 1967 are the two principal labour laws governing employees’ relations in the country. Have clarity on the right applications and effects of the Employment Act and Industrial Relations Act on the processes of handling employee’s rights and disciplinary issues within the context of the latest changes or new regulations.

This program is specially developed to provide refresher to all levels of staff to the Employment Act & Industrial Relations Act, and the practical applications of the Malaysian Employment Laws in Employee’s relations. Review the significant and cost effect of the evolving economic environment and global crisis to your human resource management and employee interactions, within the parameters of the employment laws

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 :-
• Identify and complying with the relevant Labour Laws and Legislations
• Clarify any ambiguities to the Labour Laws and Employment contracts
• Know how to avoid ‘breaching’ the Labour legislations and Employment contracts
• Identify and Analyze Types of Misconduct and employee’s discipline
• Understand the Disciplinary Procedures and to apply them effectively
• Handle Domestic Inquiry the Right way
• Identify the loopholes open to employees
• Explore the employer’s and employee’s rights and benefits
• The effects of triggering evolvement and unprecedented global crisis to your HR Management, procedures and decision-making process


• Interactive Presentation
• Videos
• Industrial Relations Court Case Studies and Analysis
• Quizzes
• Questions & Answers


• Human Resource Managers / Executives / Supervisors / Officers
• Heads of Departments / Line Managers / Branch Managers / Outlet Managers
• Factory Managers
• Supervisors / Team Leaders
• HR Service Providers
• Employers and Business Owners


Date: 26 - 27 April 2021 (Mon - Tue)
Time: 8.45am - 4.45pm
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn, Puchong, Selangor
CPD Hours: 14

[HRDF Claimable | SBL KHAS]


- Special Offer (before 24 Apr 2021) - RM 1,250
- Normal Fee - RM 1,370

>> Fee includes Lunches, Tea Breaks/ Refreshments, Course Notes, Exercises, Certificate of Completion and 6% Service Tax.

** For Muslim Attendees observing Ramadan, a Buka Puasa voucher will be provided.

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



[01] Jurisdiction of Jabatan Tenaga Kerja and Jabatan Perhubungan Perusahaan
• Employees within the scope of the Employment Act 1955
• Workers within the scope of the Industrial Relations Act 1967
• Power of the Labour Department

[02] Industrial Relations Act 1967
• Rights of Workmen and Employer
• Representations on Dismissal
• IR Act Section 20

[03] Employer and Employee Relationship
• Employer’s Prerogative (Industrial Relations Act 1967)
• Employer’s implied obligations
• Employee’s Implied obligations

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

[05] Employment of Foreign Employees
• Is Foreign employees covered by the Employment Act

[06] Children and Young Persons (Employment) Act 1966
• Definitions and Limitations

[07] Wages
• Minimum Wages Order
• Computation of Incomplete month of service
• Liabilities of Principals and Contractors
• Wage Period and Payment of Wages
• Advance
• Lawful Deduction of Wages

[08] Public Holidays and Rest Days
• Public Holiday and Rest day minimum entitlement
• Payment for Work done on a Public holiday and Rest day
• Sick leave on a Public holiday and Rest day

[09] Work Hours
• Normal Hours of Work
• Guidelines on performing Solat during working hours
• Overtime Limitation
• Overtime Payment and Computations
• Flexible Work Arrangement

[10] Employment (Part-time Employees) Regulations 2010
• Definitions of Part-timer
• Entitlements for Part-time employee

[11] Employee’s Leave and Absenteeism
• Maternity Leave (paid and unpaid)
• Paternity Leave
• Sick Leave and Hospitalisation
• Annual Leave
o Annual leave Encashment computation
o No pay Leave computation
• Emergency Leave
• Absent without approved leave
• Is ‘Cuti Paksa’ allowed
• Handling Absenteeism and Malingering

[12] Sexual Harassment under the Employment Act 1955
• Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
• What constitute Sexual Harassment
• Handling Sexual Harassment in the Workplace


[13] Termination of Contract / Employment
• Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012
• Normal Termination of Employment
• Termination without notice
• Payment in-lieu of termination notice
• Breach of Contract
• Employment Act 1955, Section 15 (2)
o Self-Termination and Abandonment of job
• Dismissal due to Misconduct
• Constructive Dismissal
• Unfair Dismissal / Wrongful Dismissal
o Time limit to file claim

[14] Identifying and Handling Misconduct & Disciplinary Issues
• What is Misconduct
• Types of Misconduct and Analysing Misconduct
• Establishing the Level of Severity
• Permitted Disciplinary Process and Procedures

[15] Due Inquiry under the Employment Act 1955 and Industrial Relations Act 1967
• Principles of Natural Justice
• Application of Natural Justice in Domestic Inquiry
• Is Suspension necessary?
• Employment Act 1955, Section 14 (1) & (2)
o Due Inquiry and Suspension

[16] Domestic Inquiry (DI)
• Why need to conduct Domestic Inquiry
• Prepare & Draft Charges and Notice of DI
• Role of Various Parties at An Inquiry
• Domestic Inquiry Process flowchart
• Setting and Seating arrangement and implications
• Meting Out Correct Punishment and Mitigation
• Penalty Letter
• Dismissal Letter
• Mock DI / Practical

[17] Employment Trade Dispute
• JTK (Labour Department) o Labour Court
• JPP (Industrial Relations Department)
o Industrial Relations Court

[18] Industrial Relations Act 1967 (Amendment 2019)
• Representations on Unfair Dismissal
• Appeal against Industrial Court Award



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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