[Online] Termination without Breaking the Law in New Normal HR Management
Course Information
  • 05-Jul-2021
  • Online
  • Serene Yap
  • English
  • RM 700 RM 650
    Until 01 Jul 2021
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm

Today, employer and employee relationship has become complex, driven by triggered evolution or unprecedented global crisis or pandemic, and governed by various legislations which need to be understood and comply within the latest amendments or additions. Hence, employer must conduct their employer’s and employee’s relationship within the parameters to avoid costly claims by disgruntled employee. This workshop will be interactive with real life scenarios and Industrial Relations Court case studies and analysis to ensure that you understand the right ways of handling disciplinary and termination procedures, and to effectively apply them in your workplace immediately.


By the end of this program, participants will be able to: -
• Handle disciplinary and termination of employment procedures effectively, and in compliance with the relevant Malaysian Employment Laws
• Explore the employer’s and employee’s rights
• Identify the loopholes open to employees
• The effects of triggering evolvement and unprecedented global crisis to your HR Management & procedures and decision-making process


• Interactive Presentation
• Industrial Relations Court Case Studies and Analysis
• Practical Exercises / Quizzes
• Questions & Answers


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


Date: 5 July 2021 (Mon)
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Mode: Online/ Interactive



- Early Bird Offer (before 16 June 2021) - RM 600
- Special Offer (before 1 July 2021) - RM 650
- Normal Fee - RM 700

>> Fee includes Course Notes, Certificate of Completion and 6% Service Tax.

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


[01] Employer and Employee Relationship
• Employees within the ambit of the Employment Act 1955
• Workers within the ambit of the Industrial Relations Act 1967
• Employer’s Implied Obligations
• Employee’s Implied Obligations

[02] Employer’s Rights Pertaining to Poor Performance
• Managing Probationers
• Managing Poor Performers
• Permissible Action
o Setting and Communicating Standards
o Assessing of Performance
o Counselling / Caution / Warning
o Training and Opportunities for Improvement

[03] Employer’s Rights Pertaining to Discipline
• Application of Section 14 (1) & (2) of the Employment Act 1955
o Due Inquiry
o Suspension
• Permissible Disciplinary Action
• Enforcement of Discipline – A Managerial Function
• Communicating of Disciplinary Rules
• Analysing Misconduct
o Minor and Major Misconduct
o Criminal Misconduct
o Misconduct outside employment
• Types of Misconduct

[04] Termination of Contract / Employment
• Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012
• Normal Termination of Employment
• Termination without notice
• Breach of Contract
• Employment Act 1955, Section 15 (2)
o Self-Termination
o Abandonment of employment
o Show Cause
- WhatsApp or Email acceptable?
• Dismissal due to Misconduct
o What can be deemed as Due Inquiry
o Can Domestic Inquiry be conducted virtually?
o Role of various party in a Domestic Inquiry

[05] Employer and Employee Rights on Retrenchment
• The Code of Conduct for Industrial Harmony 1975
• Termination and Layoff benefits Regulations 1980
o Does your Employee Handbook play a role
o Does your Employment Contract play a role
o Termination benefits entitlement computations
o Is termination notice period required
• JTK Compliances and documentations
• Employment Insurance System (EIS / SIP) for Retrenched employees

[06] Employment Trade Dispute
• Constructive Dismissal
• Unfair Dismissal / Wrongful Dismissal
o Time limit to file claim
• JTK (Labour Department)
o Labour Court
• JPP (Industrial Relations Department)
o Industrial Relations Court


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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