Employment Act 1955

14-15 Dec, 2020, Webinar Classroom Training

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Dr. S. Selvanathan PhD. LLB (Hons) UK, DIP. (HRM) UK has over 35 years of experience in the area of Human Resource and Industrial Relations Management having risen from the ranks to become the General Manager (Human Resource Department) of a leading multinational organization.

 

In the course of this rich experience he was a panel member of the Industrial Court for 3 terms and has heard disputes that were brought before it for arbitration. His experience includes handling Industrial as well as Labour Court cases. Due to his vast experience, he is frequently called up as a consultant and his clients include numerous multinational organizations involved in electronics, manufacturing, construction, hotel, security, human resource and service industry. He is also a regional trainer in areas relating to the subject.

 

He is also involved in Industrial Safety and was the Chairman of the Occupational Safety & Health Sub-Committee of the Malacca branch of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers’ for about 10 years besides being the Chairman of the house committee on Occupational Safety & Health. He has attended the ‘Train the Trainer’ programme and the Safety Officers Certification Course conducted by NIOSH (National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health). He is also a certified trainer by PSMB.

He was also a pioneer in the research and implementation of the Code of Conduct for the Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Harassment at the Workplace.

 

He is a specialist on the Labour Laws of Malaysia and was also actively involved in the various labs conducted by PEMANDU under the Prime Minister’s Department in the last amendments especially to the Employment Act 1955, the Industrial Relations Act 1967 and the Trade Union Act 1948. The amendments came into force on 1st April 2012.

He was also actively involved in the recent (2020) proposed amendments to the Labour Laws.

 

Dr. Selva had assisted many organizations both local and multinationals in the implementation of Human Resource Policies and guidelines, Compensation and benefits, Wage systems, Appraisal system (KPI), Company Handbooks, Manuals, Managing Misconducts, Etc.

His trainings amongst others include:

The Employment Act 1955, Industrial Relations Act 1967, Trade Union Act, Minimum Wages, Minimum Retirement Age, Managing Misconducts at Workplace, Managing Industrial Relations, How to manage an effective Appraisal System (KPI), Sexual Harassment, Termination of employment, Domestic Inquiry, Establishment of JCC (Joint Consultative Council), HR Documentations & Forms, Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA), Etc.
Dr. Selvanathan (PhD) holds a Law Degree (LLB. Hons) (UK), Dip. HRM (UK), is also a Professional Will Writer.

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FOCUSING ON
  • Module 1: Definition
  • Module 2: Payment of Wages
  • Module 3: Notice of Termination
  • Module 4: Working Hours & Leave Entitlement
  • Module 5: Employment of Women - Restrictions, Control and Prohibitions
  • Module 6: Compensation
INTRODUCTION

What is the objective of this act?

The Employment Act 1955 provides minimum benefits that employers must give to their employees who are covered under this Act.

Failure to comply with the Employment Act 1955 may result in organizations suffering heavy compensation through litigation, penalties such as fines, etc., which could have been totally prevented.

WHY ATTEND THIS COURSE?

Employers need to have a good understanding and application of the Employment Act 1955 for effective Human Resource Management.

AFTER ATTENDING THIS COURSE YOU WILL RETURN TO YOUR JOB…
  1. Knowing and applying the salient provisions of the Employment Act 1955.
  2. Being able to identify who are covered under Employment Act 1955.
  3. Knowing and Managing benefits such as annual leave entitlement, sick leave, maternity leave, public holidays and rest days.
  4. Calculating overtime on normal working days, rest days and public holidays accurately.
  5. Understanding and being able to do calculation for termination benefits.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • Employers
  • HR Managers / HR Executives
  • Payroll Managers / Payroll Executives
  • Compensations & Benefits Managers / Executives
  • Heads of Department
  • Heads of Division / Operation Managers / Executives
METHODOLOGY

Interactive lectures and Discussions. For better understanding, Court awards and guidelines will be used where necessary.

DAY 1
9:00

Module 1: DEFINITION

  • Contract of Service
  • Rights of Employee (Covered & Not Covered by The Employment Act 1955)
  • Definition of Wages
  • Ordinary Rate of Pay, etc.
  • What are not Wages under the Law?
10.00

Module 2: PAYMENT OF WAGES

  • When are Wages Payable upon Resignation, Termination, Dismissal, Retrenchment?
  • Deduction from Wages
  • Notice of Termination
  • Misconduct & Dismissal
  • Termination of Contract
  • Breach of Contract (Absent for more than 2 days)
11.30

Module 3: NOTICE OF TERMINATION

  • Notice of Termination
  • Misconduct & Dismissal
  • Termination of Contract
12.30 End of Day 1
DAY 2
9:00

Module 4: WORKING HOURS & LEAVE ENTITLEMENT

  • Normal working hours
  • Overtime
  • Payment for Rest Days & Public Holidays.
  • Payment for Unpaid Leave
  • Sick Leave & Annual Leave
10.30

Module 5: EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN - RESTRICTIONS, CONTROL AND PROHIBITIONS

  • Maternity Leave
  • Payment for Maternity Leave
11.30

Module 6: COMPENSATION

  • Payment for Termination and Resignation
12.30 End of Course