Malaysian Labour Laws

20 Dec, 2021, Virtual Classroom Training

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KAVITHA GUNA SEGARAN
Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Hons) Malaya, CLP
Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya 2001.

 

Kavitha is a qualified lawyer with 19 years of experience. She is the founding partner of a legal firm based in Kuala Lumpur. She is certified trainer under the Human Resources Development Fund (“HRDF’).

 

She specializes in the area of Employment and Industrial Relations. Kavitha has much experience in handling both local and foreign employees as well employees’ trade union of various industrial sectors on a wide range of both individual and collective disputes including statutory employment rights and obligations, employee performance, disciplinary action, union recognition issues, collective bargaining, non-compliance of collective agreements and dismissals.

Kavitha represents her clients in disputes before the Labour Court, Industrial Court as well as the High Court and Court of Appeal with cases won duly reported in the Industrial Law Reports and Current Law Journals.

 

Her significant experience includes:

  • Advising corporate organizations on dispute settlements, corporate reorganising exercise such as retrenchments schemes and voluntary retrenchment schemes, conducting domestic inquiry proceedings and rendering advice on general misconduct issues.
  • Appointed by a national trade union to resolve union recognition issues.

 

Kavitha is able to provide insightful and practical advice and strategies for corporate organizations on disputes in the arena of employer-employee relationships.

 

At the same, time she has a passion to train and share her knowledge and insights in respect of the area of Employment Law & Industrial Relations.

Venue Details

Virtual Classroom Training

Contact us

Juliany,
M - 012 2281 247
juliany@ipa.com.my

Phoebe,
M - 019 363 7822
phoebe@ipa.com.my 

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ADDRESS 
A-28-5, 28th Floor, Menara UOA Bangsar, 
No.5, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1, 
59000 Kuala Lumpur
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FOCUSING ON
  • Module 1 - Introduction to Malaysian Labour Laws
  • Module 2 - Roles Of Recruitment & Employer Employee Relationship
  • Module 3 - Contractual Entitlements Under Employment Act 1955
  • Module 4 - Resignation
  • Module 5 - Sexual Harassment Under The Employment Act
  • Module 6 - Types Of Termination Of Employment
  • Module 7 - Coping With Courts And Tribunals
OBJECTIVES

This is a one-day course designed to equip and guide individuals to understand the fundamentals of an employer employee relationship starting from drawing an employment contract to termination of employment.

 

It also covers the rights, obligations and limitations of both the employer and employee, particularly in managing the employees in the organization during the tenure of employment.

 

This course is design to comprehend the various laws governing the employer employee relationship such as the Employment Act 1955 and the Industrial Relations Act 1967.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • HR & Employment Managers
  • Managers
  • Executives
  • Team Leaders
METHODOLOGY
  • Interactive Presentation
  • Quizzes
  • Questions and Answers Session
COURSE CONTENT
9:00

MODULE 1 - INTRODUCTION TO MALAYSIAN LABOUR LAWS

  • Objectives of the Employment Act 1955
  • Objectives of Industrial Relations Act 1967
 

MODULE 2 - ROLES OF RECRUITMENT & EMPLOYER EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIP

  • Recruitment
  • The Employment Contract
  • Types of Work Arrangement
    - Employment of Women
    - Employment of Children & Young Person
    - Employment of Foreign Employees
  • Security of Tenure
  • Confidentiality Obligations under Employment Contract and Whistleblowing Laws
10.45

MODULE 3 - CONTRACTUAL ENTITLEMENTS UNDER EMPLOYMENT ACT 1955

  • Who is covered under the Employment Act
  • Wages
  • Employee’s Leave
  • Public Holiday & Rest Days
  • Termination and Lay off Benefits
  • Protection against discrimination
  MODULE 4 - RESIGNATION
  • Termination Clause
  • Notice of Termination
  • Obligations During Notice Period
  • Types of Resignation
  • Processing the Resignation
  • Other types of Resignation
  • Acceptance of Resignation
1.00

Lunch

3:45

MODULE 5 - SEXUAL HARASSMENT UNDER THE EMPLOYMENT ACT

  • Definition of sexual harassment
  • Categories of sexual harassment
  • Forms of sexual harassment
  MODULE 6 - TYPES OF TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Probationers
  • Fixed Term Contracts
  • Poor Performance
  • Misconduct
  MODULE 7 - COPING WITH COURTS AND TRIBUNALS
  • The Labour Courts
  • The Industrial Courts
5:00 End of Course