[Online Course] Applications of Employment Act with Implications of Latest Amendments


Today, employer-employees relationship has become complex, governed by various legislations which need to be understood and which employers must conduct their employees’ relationship within the parameters. Therefore, it is crucial that anyone involved in Human Resource Management, Employees Supervision and Payroll, to be aware of the basic interpretations of the Labour Laws.

The Ministry of Human Resources, in 2018 & 2019, has proposed a list of successful amendments and impending changes to a few of employment related Acts and Regulations (including the Sabah and Sarawak Labour Ordinances) to provide a wider coverage of protections for employees.

This programme is customized to cultivate the necessary awareness for all Business Owners, Managers and Executives to be well equipped to act within the parameters and knowing the rights of both the employer and employees.


By the end of this program, participants will be able to: -
• Understanding and clarifying ambiguities to the Employment Laws and Regulations
• Understanding the right applications of the Employment Laws to protect the employer’s interest
• Understanding the potential impact of the proposed changes to the current employment structure and business operations
• Preparing for the potential significant operations cost impact due to the changes
• Understanding and leveraging the threshold and exemptions applicable


• Interactive Presentation
• Labour Court and IR Court Case Analysis
• Quizzes
• Questions and Answers


• Human Resource Managers / Executives / Supervisors / Officers / Assistants
• Payroll Managers / Executives / Assistants
• Heads of Departments / Line Managers
• Office Managers / Administrators
• Business Owners


DATE: 29 April 2020 (Wed)
VENUE: Online


Early Bird (before 2 May 2020) - RM 380
Special Offer (before 16 May 2020) - RM 430
Normal Fee - RM 480

>> Fee includes Course Notes, Certificate of Attendance & 6% Government Service Tax

(i) 20% overriding discount for SST2u Loyalty Card members


01. Employer / Employee Relationship
o Rights of a Job Seeker
o Prohibition of Forced Labour
o Contract of Service Vs Contract for Service
o Employees covered by the Employment Act and Labour
o EPF contribution for employee aged 60 and above
o SOCSO contribution for spouse of business owner
o SOCSO coverage for Self-employed

02. Employment of Women
o Protection of pregnant employees
o Protection of women on confinement
o Prohibitions for female employees

03. Employment of Children and Young Person

04. Employment of Foreign Employees
o EPF contributions for foreign employees
o Socso contribution for foreign employees

05. Wages
o Minimum Wages Order (amendment) 2018
o Incomplete month of service/work
o Liabilities of Principals and Contractors
o Payment of Wages
o Advance and Deductions

06. Public Holidays and Rest Days

07. Work Hours
o Normal Hours of Work
o Guidelines on performing of Solat during working hours
o Overtime Limitations and Computation Rates
o Flexible working arrangement

08. Employee’s Leave
o Annual Leave
o No pay Leave computation
o Sick Leave and Hospitalisation
o Maternity Leave (paid and unpaid)
o Paternity Leave

09. Anti-Discrimination in the workplace
o Preventing and Eradicating discrimination in the workplace
o Promoting equality in the workplace
o Guidelines on Ethical dressing in the workplace

10. Sexual Harassment under the Employment Act and Labour Ordinance

11. Employment Appeal Court



Serene Yap is a HR Trainer and Consultant. She has been involved in all aspects of human capital development and management for more than 20 years. She holds an MBA in General Management, is a certified NLP Practitioner by ISNS, Certified Master Class Trainer and a PSMB approved Trainer. Her industry exposure includes property development and management, hospitality, medical, manufacturing, oil and gas, construction sector and consultancy services.

She has developed and conducted many HR programs covering both the Employment Act 1955, Sabah Labour Ordinance and Sarawak Labour Ordinance. Notable programs are Employer’s and Employee’s rights in HR Management, Developing HR policies, HR Documentations and SOPs, Behavioral-based Interview, and Managing Misconduct and Domestic Inquiry amongst others. Besides training, Serene also consults and has successfully carried out consultancy projects from HR Audit, Policies & Procedures and Employee Handbook; Retrenchment Strategy and Execution to HR Department Startup and HR Team Coaching over the years.

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