3rd October 2017
Join a representative from the Industrial Court as they guide you on the latest developments in industrial and employment law. Gain a comprehensive insight of the critical issues to help you stay on top of your field by learning from several latest pivotal cases, key areas and their impact on your human resource practice.
This presentation with an experienced Collective Agreement negotiator will cover bargaining plans, strategies, tactics, preparing for face-to-face negotiation sessions, handling negotiations at the bargaining table and how to obtain an agreement.
In the current economic climate, changes in the workplace are a constant occurrence. Restructuring, re-organisation and downsizing are human resource realities, which occasionally can lead to constructive dismissal allegations by a disgruntled employee, who resists change. What is constructive dismissal? What are the consequences of constructive dismissal and how can employers avoid hidden traps and risks in this area when implementing changes within the workplace?
The proposed Employee Insurance Scheme (EIS) by the Federal Government, which is expected to be implemented by January 2018, has the potential to help Malaysian workers through a transition process when they lose their jobs. But given that the details of this scheme have not been disclosed, many questions remain to be asked about the EIS. Take this opportunity to ask the experts on the panel, so that there can be greater confidence that the EIS will be an effective program to help the workers in our country.
Learn from our eminent lawyer and speaker on how to identify facts in alleged misconduct, poor performance, redundancy situations and trade dispute issues which are critical to success in unfair dismissal claims, whilst review the best practices and decisions that generate them. Such facts not only position the employers to win in the event of such claims, but can also prevent claims from being filed - which is the best victory of all.
4th October 2017
Any contract can be deemed to be frustrated when its purpose is impossible, meaning that neither party has any ongoing obligations under it. When is an employment contract frustrated? What are the employer’s obligations when the contract is frustrated? What are the factors to determine whether an employment contract has been frustrated? Find out in this session.
Can an employer legally rescind a job offer? That is never a good thing for the candidate or the employer, as the candidate may have quit a job or even relocated, in reliance on the offer. In this session, we will explore the legalities and risks for an employer to consider before rescinding a job offer after its acceptance.
Restrictive clauses play an integral part in regulating the employer-employee relationship. In this session, we will examine the legalities of conflict of interest, restraint of trade, confidentiality, non-solicitation, non-poaching clauses and more, as well as how they can protect employer’s interest during employment and post-employment scenarios.
Sexual harassment, corporate bullying and theft sound like very black and white scenarios in workplace misbehaviours and misdemeanours - however, in actuality they are not. In fact, they are rather grey-ish. Visually understand what constitutes and what does not in this session with play actors from IR Law to ensure that your next identification of these situations are spot on.
Retrenchment, voluntary & mutual separation schemes can be very taxing and costly for the employer. However, such exercises have to be carried out in order to stop the organisation from sinking. This discussion will provide employers with the basic understanding of retrenchment and its differences with voluntary & mutual separation schemes, as well as the step by step processes, as any wrong procedures may lead to severe repercussions to the employer.