The Employment Act 1955 with the Latest 2022/23 Amendments

18-19 Jan, 2023, Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar

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Cyril has a BA (English) and MA (Human Resource Management).

 

Cyril has vast real work experience, in local and multinational companies, of more than 18 years in the field of Human Resources Management, Administration and Operations in various industries: banking, manufacturing, hospitality, tourism, and publications. He last held the position of Director of Administration and Human Resources of a group of companies

 

He has managed all HR functions from recruitment to termination/dismissal such as: Setting up the HR Department A-Z and company start-up operations with appropriate systems in a new organization as part of start-up operations, developing policies and procedures, writing operational procedures, developing performance appraisal standards, managing recruitment and selection, setting up wage systems, designing motivation strategies, reducing employee turnover, training, handling misconduct, taking disciplinary action, conducting the domestic inquiry, handling grievances, carrying out negotiations with trade unions and collective agreements, etc.

 

 

He is now a lecturer and corporate trainer since 2007 in the field of: Human Resource Management, HR Laws, Leadership Principles, Customer Service, Business Communication and English. He lectures on the OUM degree programmes in Human Resource Management hosted by the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF).

 

His tenure in organizations has provided him with deep insight and lasting exposure to various problems and solutions of various 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 a wide range of organizations such as:
CCM Chemicals, Ornasteel Enterprise Corporation, FELDA, Euratech (M), Alliance Bank, Affin Bank, MBF Cards, Telekom Malaysia, PERODUA, RHB Bank, Optimax Eye Specialist Centre, Hotel Maya, Tanjung Rhu Resort, Prestar Steel Pipes, Companies Commission Malaysia, Manulife, TNB, Malaysia AIDS Council, Malaysia Newsprint Sdn Bhd, Equatorial Hotel, BC Petrochemical, Wonder Bowl, Schaefer Kalk (M), Guardian Venture (M), Kudrat Maritime, Bumimetro Construction, Sinora, Global Airfreight, Shangrila Hotel, Hitachi Chemical, Redtone Telecommunications, Multipurpose Insurance, Pacific Regency Apartments, STT Technologies, Fujiya Constructions, Boulevard Hotel, EON, Cargil Palm Products, Petronas, Hospital Pantai Indah, Country Heights Resorts, YTL Land, Sime Kansai, Samsung Electronics (M), JVC Video (M), Kelab Sukan Cahaya, UPD Systems, Takaful Nasional, Dewan Bahasa Dan Pustaka, Job Street.com, Inti College, Toshiba, etc

Venue Details

Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar
No 1 Jalan Pantai Jaya, Tower 3, 59200 KUALA LUMPUR,
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ADDRESS 
A-28-5, 28th Floor, Menara UOA Bangsar, 
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59000 Kuala Lumpur
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FOCUSING ON
  • Introduction
  • Employment Contracts
  • Eligibility & OT Work Rates
  • Benefits and Rules of Availment
  • Minimum Wages Order (latest) and Wages Administration
  • Misconduct Issues
  • Retrenchment
  • Children and Young Persons (Employment) Act 1966
  • Employment (Part-time Employees) Regulations 2010
  • Authority of Human Resources Ministry / Labour Department Inspection
OVERVIEW

The Employment Act 1955 (EA) covers the minimum terms and conditions of employment for employees.

It is a basic human rights law for ALL employer-employee relationships and must be known by all employers

Employers are required to follow this legislation in drawing up the terms and conditions of employment at all levels of employees with certain exceptions.

It also provides some obligations and limitations from both employer and employee particularly in terms of work hours and OT and the administration of benefits.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

At the course you will learn:

  1. The Purpose Of The Employment Act 1955 And Who Are Covered By It
  2. How To Differentiate Between The ‘Contract Of Service’ And ‘Contract For Service’
  3. The Types And No. Of Days Of Benefits: Sick Leave, Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, Annual Leave, Rest Days And Public Holidays
  4. Minimum Wages Act (Latest Order)
  5. How To Calculate Overtime And Retrenchment Benefits
  6. Misconduct Issues
  7. Rules Under The Children And Young Persons (Employment) Act 1966
  8. Employment (Part-Timers) Rules 2010
  9. Powers Of The Labour Department And Procedures
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • Employers
  • HR Managers
  • HR Executives
  • HODs
  • Line Managers
  • Non-HR Managers
  • Department Executives
METHODOLOGY
Presentations, Interactive Discussions, Quizzes, Workshop Exercises
DAY 1
9:00

INTRODUCTION

  • Purpose of the Employment Act 1955
  • Who is fully covered under the Employment Act 1955?
  • Who is not covered fully under the Employment Act 1955?

 


 

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS

  • Fixed term contracts
  • Contract of Service
  • Contract for Service

 

10.45

ELIGIBILITY & OT WORK RATES ON:

  • Weekdays
  • Public Holidays
  • Rest Days
  • Off Days

 

1:00 Lunch
2:00

BENEFITS AND RULES OF AVAILMENT

  • Maternity leave
  • Paternity Leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Leave

 

5:00 End of Day 1
DAY 2
9:00

MINIMUM WAGES ORDER (LATEST) AND WAGES ADMINISTRATION

  • Legal process for payment of wages
  • Authorised deductions/advances
  • Limit on deductions/advances


10.45

MISCONDUCT ISSUES

  • Breach of contract
  • Types of disciplinary action

 

 

RETRENCHMENT

  • Notice period for Termination / lay-off
  • Rate of termination / retrenchment benefits payment
  • Payment date

 

1:00 Lunch
2:00

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (EMPLOYMENT) ACT 1966 

  • Definitions of ‘child’ and ‘young person’
  • Work hours and days
  • Prohibition of work

 

 

EMPLOYMENT (PART-TIME EMPLOYEES) REGULATIONS 2010 

  • Normal hours and days for part-timers
  • Benefits
  • OT payments

 

3:45

AUTHORITY OF HUMAN RESOURCES MINISTRY / LABOUR DEPARTMENT INSPECTION 

  • Manner of inspection
  • Responsibility of employer and employee
  • Special powers of DG/Director
5:00 End of Course