Essential HR Laws for Employers And Managers

27-28 Jun, 2018, Kuala Lumpur

FOCUSING ON
  • Employment Contracts
  • Normal Hours of Work & Days
  • Overtime Payments (OT) & Rules
  • Types of Leave & Rules
  • Latest Minimum Wages Order & Authorised Deductions
  • Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012
  • Retrenchment & Termination Benefits
  • Employment of Part-timers Order 2010
  • Children and Young Persons Employment Act 1966
  • Women Employees
  • EPF Act 1991
  • SOCSO Act 1969
  • Employment Insurance System (EIS) 2018
  • Overview of Occupational Safety & Health Act 1990 (OSHA)
  • Trade Unions Act 1959
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Disciplinary Penalties
  • Industrial Relations Act 1967 & Dismissal
FAQs
  • Question 1: “I have been recently appointed as HR Manager/Executive”. What legalities must I be aware of?”
  • Question 2: “I am an expatriate who has been newly posted to Malaysia. What are the employment laws I must observe so that I do not do the wrong things?”
  • Question 3: “My company is expanding and I need more employees. What are my obligations as an employer? What are the rights of employees?”
  • Question 4: “I am a Finance / Admin Manager. The HR department is now included as part of my responsibilities. What are the employment laws I must know to be effective?”
  • Question 5: “I am a line manager / executive. HR is not my function but I need to understand what I can or cannot do with my employees”
  • Question 6: “I am a member of the board of directors. I make policy decisions. I am looking for a course that will make sense of the HR laws I should know about, at least on a summary basis”

    THE ANSWERS ARE IN THIS COURSE
    This course answers your FAQs and others through the following HR laws / statutes:
  1. The Employment Act 1955 and the Labour Ordinances (Sabah 2004) (Sarawak 2005) which form the basis of employment contracts. They provide the minimum benefits that must be provided to certain categories of employees
  2. The latest Minimum Wages Order which specifies the minimum wages that should be paid in West and East Malaysia. This is revised every 2 years
  3. The Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012 which relates to age of retirement for all employees and its rules.
  4. The Employment of Part-timers Order 2010 which provides rights and benefits to part-timers including OT payment
  5. Children and Young Persons Employment Act 1966 which deals with special conditions in the employment of children and young employees
  6. The EPF Act 1991 which is a compulsory national retirement scheme for Malaysian employees.
  7. The SOCSO Act 1969 which is a compulsory national insurance scheme for Malaysian employees against employment injury and invalidity.
  8. The Employment Insurance System (EIS) 2018 is an insurance scheme for retrenched employees
  9. Overview of The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1990 which deals with safety and health preventive measures and the legal requirements for Safety and Health Officers and safety and Health committees
  10. The Trade Unions Act 1959 which deals with the formation and recognition of trade unions in the organisation
  11. The Industrial Relations Act 1967 which deals with trade union-employer relations and their rights. It also deals with handling of misconduct and dismissal of employees from employment.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • Employers
  • HR Managers / HR Executives
  • Line Managers / Line Executives
METHODOLOGY
  • Interactive Presentations, Discussion, Workshop Sessions & Case Studies
AFTER ATTENDING THIS COURSE YOU WILL RETURN TO YOUR JOB…
  1. Identifying employees who are protected by law
  2. Administering the benefits of annual leave, sick leave, maternity leave, PH, rest days
  3. Calculating OT on normal work days, rest days and PH for full-timers and pat-timers
  4. Calculating retrenchment benefits
  5. Contributing correctly to EPF, SOCSO & EIS
  6. Ensuring payment of minimum wages and make only authorized deductions
  7. Observing rights of employees to form trade unions
  8. Handling misconduct and termination the legal way
  9. Ensuring that safety and health requirements under OSHA are followed.
DAY 1
9:00 EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS
  • What is the Employment Act1955 and Labour Ordinances Sabah 2004 / Sarawak 2005?
  • Who is covered under the laws?
  • Types of contracts
  • Written & oral contracts
  • General penalties
  NORMAL HOURS OF WORK & DAYS
  • Normal working hours & days
  • Max hours of work
  • Breaks during normal work hours and OT
  OVERTIME PAYMENTS (OT) & RULES
  • Maximum OT per day and per annum
  • OT on normal work day
  • OT on Rest Days and PH
10.45 TYPES OF LEAVE & RULES
  • Annual Leave & Encashment
  • Sick Leave / Hospitalisation entitlement
  • Maternity Leave
  • Unpaid leave calculation
12.00 LATEST MINIMUM WAGES ORDER & AUTHORISED DEDUCTIONS
  • What is the minimum wages to be paid in West and East Malaysia?
  • Monthly rates, daily rates and hourly rates
  • Authorised deductions from salary
1:00 Lunch

2:00

MINIMUM RETIREMENT AGE ACT 2012

  • Minimum age of retirement
  • Do fixed term contract employees have to follow the retirement age
  • Restrictions of retirement age on fixed term contracts
  RETRENCHMENT & TERMINATION BENEFITS
  • Who qualifies for retrenchment and termination benefit?
  • Rate of retrenchment and termination benefits
  • LIFO principle of retrenchment
  • Calculation for short notice of resignation
3:45 EMPLOYMENT OF PART-TIMERS ORDER 2010
  • Leave / PH benefits
  • Rest Days
  • OT payments
  CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS EMPLOYMENT ACT 1966
  • Definition of child and young persons
  • Working hours and days
  • Contracts
  WOMEN EMPLOYEES
  • Working hours and days
  • Minimum rest hours per day
  • Prohibited employment
5:00 End of Day 1
DAY 2
9:00 EPF ACT 1991
  • Who must contribute?
  • Definition of wages for EPF contributions
  • Rate of contribution by non-citizens & employers
  • Maximum age for contribution
  • Benefits
10:45 SOCSO ACT 1969
  • Who needs to contribute?
  • Definition of wages for SOCSO
  • Rate of contribution under categories 1 and 2
  • Who is responsible for contribution?
  • Benefits
12.00 EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE SYSTEM (EIS) 2018
  • Purpose
  • Contribution rate
  • Benefits
1:00 Lunch

2:00 OVERVIEW OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH ACT 1990 (OSHA)
  • Medical surveillance
  • Duties of employer
  • Duties of safety and health committees
  • Duties of safety and health officer
  TRADE UNIONS ACT 1959
  • Legal rights of trade unions and employers
  • Recognition of trade unions by employers
  • Illegal trade union activities
3:45 SEXUAL HARASSMENT
  • What is sexual harassment?
  • Procedure for reporting sexual harassment
  • Investigation of sexual harassment
  DISCIPLINARY PENALTIES
  • Suspension period
  • Payment rate during suspension before and after domestic inquiry
  • Types of disciplinary penalties after domestic inquiry
  • How to compute ½ pay?
  INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 1967 & DISMISSAL
  • Industrial Disputes
  • Legal rights of employers in employment and termination
  • Handling misconduct / termination
  • Restrictions on ‘Firing’ an employee in Malaysia
5:00 End of Course

 

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Cyril Pagadala has a BA in English and an MA in Human Resource Management. He comes with many years of real hands-on work experience in Human Resource Management, Operations, Customer Service and Administration in various industries such banking, manufacturing, hospitality and other service industries as followed by more than 17 years of corporate training and lecturing.

 

He has worked for both local and multinationals and in both small and large companies. He was the Director of Human Resource & Administration of a group of companies.

 

The bulk of his work experience has been in the field of human resource management. He has gone through the whole gamut of HRM functions. In the process he has learnt the HR laws through class-room learning and making errors during practice

 

Cyril’s tenure in organizations has provided him with deep insight and lasting exposure to various problems and solutions of different kinds. He brings this exposure to his specialised areas of training.

 

He delivers and facilitates the courses in a simple, easy-to-understand way and willingly shares knowledge. Due to his real hard-knock work experience, he is able to provide many simple solutions to work challenges.

 

He has trained many participants from various industries. Some of them are: Hospitality: Hotel Maya, Tanjung Rhu Resort, Equatorial Hotel, Shangrila Hotel, NIKKO Hotel, Country Heights Resorts, Nando’s, Mines Resort, Boulevard Hotel, STAR Cruises; Foreign Embassy: Japan Travel Bureau (Japan Embassy); Medical: Hospital Pantai Indah, Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Optimax Eye Specialist Centre: Shipping: Kudrat Maritime, Global Airfreight, MISC; Car: Honda, EON, PERODUA, Swedish Motor Assemblies; Construction: Bumimetro Construction, YTL Land, Fujiya Constructions; Consultants: Job Street.com, Job Hunt, Eurogain Consulting; Education: INTI College, University Islam International; Banks: MBB, RHB, MBF Cards; Cosmetics: Clara International; Food: Cadbury, Dumex, Sara Lee, BABA Products; Insurance: Multipurpose Insurance, Takaful Nasional, Manulife, Technology: STT Technologies, Samsung Electronics (M), JVC Video (M), UPD Systems, Malaysian Biotechnology Sdn Bhd; IT: Oracle (USA), Orga (Germany); Petrol & Chemicals: Petrochemical, Petronas, Hitachi Chemical, Sime Kansai, CCM Chemicals; Electronics: Toshiba, Sony, Canon, Hitachi; Media: Redtone Telecommunications, STAR, NST; Tyres: Continental Sime Tyres; Steel: Prestar Steel Pipes, Perwaja Steel, Genting Sanyen, Ornasteel Enterprise Corporation; Voluntary Bodies: Malaysia AIDS Council; Manufacturing: Malaysia Newsprint Sdn Bhd, , BC Wonder Bowl, Schaefer Kalk (M), Guardian Venture (M), Sinora, Cargil Palm Products, Vacances; Government & GLCs: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Ministry of Local Government and Housing, Income Tax Board, Airod, Sabah Tourism Board, FELDA, Telekom Malaysia, TNB, Company Commission of Malaysia, EPF (Malaysia), EPF (Brunei).

 

 

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