THE EMPLOYMENT ACT 1955 (AMENDMENT 2022), INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 1967, AND OTHER LEGISLATION RELATED TO EMPLOYMENT)

By LIVE ONLINE PROGRAM

Date:

15 & 16 Feb 2023 (Every session 9am-5pm)

Wed & Thu

Venue:

LIVE ZOOM

INTRODUCTION FOR THE EMPLOYMENT ACT 1955 (AMENDMENT 2022), INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 1967, AND OTHER LEGISLATION RELATED TO EMPLOYMENT)

This training focuses on the Employment Act 1955 (Amendment 2022), Industrial Relations Act 1967, and other legislation related to employment. Participants will learn the critical elements in each legislation, roles, and responsibilities of employees and employers to make sure they adhere and comply with the respective legislation.

 

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this program, the participants will be able to:

  • Explain the amendment of Employment Act 1955 to employees and employers
  • Guide employers in creating good industrial harmony in the organization
  • Enable operation managers, executives as well as HR practitioners to be well versed with the critical sections of the Employment Act and IR Act,
  • Address or overcome daily situational issues in the most productive way directed towards the common interest of both parties.
  • Anticipate and manage issues concerning employment with a creative mindset
  • Build a strong relationship with employees to ensure adherence to relevant legislation

 

COURSE CONTENT

DAY 1

THE EMPLOYMENT ACT 1955

  •  What is Employment Act?
  •  Categories of employees covered
  •  The right and responsibilities of employer and employee
  •  Presumption of who is an Employer and Employee
  •  Managing Apprenticeship
  •  Amendment 2022

 

STATUTORY ENTITLEMENTS

  •  Working Hours and Shift work
  •  Reduction of Working Hours
  •  Payment and Calculation of Wages
  •  Salary Advances

 

EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN

  •  Employment of Women
  •  Maternity/Paternity Leaves
  •  Prohibition of Termination due to Pregnancy

 

SEXUAL HARRASMENT

  •  Roles and Responsibilities of Employers
  •  Anti-Harassment Measures
  •  Penalty to Employers

 

DAY 2

FLEXIBLE WORKING ARRANGEMENT (FWA)

  • What is FWA?
  • Applying for FWA
  • Employer duties on FWA

 

LABOR MANAGEMENT

  • Prohibition against Forced Labor
  • Employee vs Independent Contract Status
  • Discrimination
  • Employment and Termination of Foreign Employees

 

DISCIPLINARY PROCESSES

  • Progressive Disciplinary Processes
  • Counseling and Warnings
  • Act of Condonation
  • The Domestic Inquiry Processes
  • Roles and Responsibilities in DI
  • Due Process Concept

 

TERMINATION OF CONTRACT

  • Termination of Contract of Service
  • Notice of Termination / Termination without notice
  • Employee Misconduct and termination of the contract
  • Contract deemed broken – Section 15 (1) & ( 2 )

 

The Employment Act 1955 (Amendment 2022)

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