Comprehensive Guide to Industrial Relations Practice
(Covering Managing Misconduct, Performance Issues & Termination Processes at Work)
17 December 2015

An understanding of Employment Law and Industrial Relations practices is an invaluable tool for Human Resource Managers, Executives, Officers & Line Leaders.

Hence, this is a comprehensive program developed by IR Law Sdn Bhd with a systematic hands-on approach in order to ensure that the participants are fully competent in handling the entire disciplinary process, from identifying the category of misconduct, investigation process, counseling to rehabilitate the employee; to issuance of warning letters and taking minor disciplinary action; and further to drafting the charge sheet and conducting the Domestic Inquiry; and then to the final stage of deciding on the appropriate major disciplinary action.

In this program, we will also provide participants with the knowledge to deal with poor performers at work, covering the legal aspects, the action plan to be taken as well as addressing difficult cases concerning probationers and for those in senior management category.

Programme Outline
Definition of misconduct
Distinguishing between Minor & Major Misconduct
Applicable Burden & Standard of Proof
Importance of Disciplinary procedure in Company Handbook
Effect of a Single Act of Misconduct
Effect of Past Misconduct
Doctrine of Condonation

Criminal' Misconduct
Disrespect to Superiors
Disobedience & Insubordination
Lateness & Absenteeism
Sleeping while on duty
Violence at work
Dishonesty, Fraud & Theft
Sexual Harassment
IT & Social Media Related Misconduct

Conflict of Interest

Drafting Charges
Inquiry Process
Domestic Inquiry Proceeding
Punishment for Misconduct

Performance Enhancement Process
The Law and Test for Poor Performance
(3 key requirements in any poor performance case)
Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)
Overview of a performance improvement plan (PIP) process
Coaching & Counseling for Performance Improvement
Poor Performance by Senior Management
Poor Performance by Probationers
Terminating Ineffective Performers

Case Discussion & Study

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About IR Law

About IR Law

We commenced operations in 1995 as a Management Consultancy firm. Whether employers need consultancy advise over the phone, an agreement negotiated with the union, or assistance with writing an HR policy, IR Law's experienced industrial relations Consultants can assist. At IR Law, our Consultants are friendly, and dedicated to providing quality, timely and accurate industrial relations and human resource advise to all employers, Human Resource and Industrial Relations professionals.

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IR Law
Workshop 2015
(Fully HRDF Claimable)
16 December 2015
17 December 2015

IR Law Training Room
2B-7-3 Block 2B,
Level 7

Understanding the Law & Application of Employment Act 1955
(Incorporating 2012 Amendments)
- Wednesday,
16 December 2015

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Comprehensive Guide to Industrial Relations Practice
- Thursday,
17 December 2015

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Mr. K. Jebaratnam
Mr. Raja Vishnu Sivarajah

Workshop Rates:


RM 550 (IR Law Members)

RM 700 (Non Members)

(Price excludes 6% GST. Fully HRDF Claimable - includes morning & afternoon tea break, lunch, printed notes and certificate of attendance)

IR Law Sdn Bhd
2B-7-3 Block 2B, Level 7, Plaza Sentral, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603 5033 1812/+603 2726 2939 Fax: +603 2034 9468