[Online] Understanding & Application of Employment Act 1955 & Proposed Amendments
Course Information
  • 24-Aug-2021
  • Online
  • Brian Wee
  • English
  • RM 620 RM 500
    Until 05 Aug 2021
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm

The laws that cover most employees are the Employment Act 1955. 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 Employment Act 1955, and to update the participants regarding the amendments and new provisions contained in the Employment Act 1955 with regards to recent budget reviews on employment, amendments and proposed amendment so that proper planning and adjustment could be make for the compliance of the new or amended provisions as well as statutory procedural requirements.


At the end of this training session, participants will be able to:
• Understand the requirements of the Employment Act 1955
• Expose to the latest and proposed 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 the workshop


Lecture, discussions, case studies & practical exercises


Date: 24 August 2021 (Tue)
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Mode: Online/ Interactive

[HRDF Claimable | SBL KHAS]


- Early Bird Offer (before 5 Aug 2021) - RM 500
- Special Offer (before 20 Aug 2021) - RM 560
- Normal Fee - RM 620

>> Fee includes Course Notes & Certificate of Completion and 6% Government Service Tax

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



[01] Wages
• Definition of wages
• Payments and restrictions
• Advances
• Deductions ~ lawful and unlawful

[02] Working Hours and Leave
• Rest day
• Maximum working hours
• Overtime
• Public holidays
• Annual leave
• Sick leave

[03] Special Sections
• Absenteeism ~ Sect. 15
• Employment (Termination and Lay-Off Benefits) Regulations
• Due Inquiry / Misconduct ~ Sect. 14
• Breach of Contract ~ Sect. 13

[04] Employment of Woman
• The restrictions and control
• The qualifications and requirements
• Maternity benefits & maternity leave

Questions and Answers


• Minimum Wage February 1, 2020 (New)
• SOCSO coverage for Foreign Worker (New)
• EPF Contribution after Retirement Age (New)


• Application of the Act
• Definition of an employee
• Anti-discrimination
• Job Carnivals
• Protection/rights of pregnant employees
• Liability of principals
• Flexible working arrangement
• Sexual harassment
• Removal of certain prohibitions involving female employees
• Domestic Employees

Interpretation, Implication and Application

Questions and Answers


HRDF Certified Trainer

Brian Wee was Head of Human Resources, Internal QMS Auditor and Corporate Trainer of MMC for a holding company of oils refineries in Malaysia. He holds a Master of Business Administration and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Heriot Watt University, United Kingdom. He also 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). He 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 some 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 trains his employees and many 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).

His much in demand programmes are Effective Supervisory Skills, Purchansing & 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 participants and/or consultancy services included 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 Technilogies, to name a few.

Mr. Brian Wee had provides HR & Quality and Productivity Consultancy Services to Li Hen Group, a furniture exporter and manufacturer, Omega Printer, Golpar Plastic Injection, Dian Pang Supermarket and others.


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