The Malaysia Labours Laws Workshop (With Recent Changes) by Pagadala Cyril Papiah
Date: 4 & 5 October 2023 (Wednesday & Thursday)
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

The primary laws governing employees are the Employment Act 1955 (EA) and the Industrial Relations Act 1967 (IRA). The EA deals with employment while the IRA deals with dismissals.       

In this workshop participants will learn about the various entitlements and rights and obligations of employer and employee. They will also learn about how to handle discipline under the Industrial Relations Act 1967. They will also learn how to conduct the domestic inquiry under the law.       

The workshop is delivered by a seasoned practitioner who has mastered the art of delivering legal workshop in a straight forward way without the heavy legal complication of explanation. Thus participants will find it very easy to master the subject.    


At the end of the workshop, participants are able to:

• Provide entitlements under the law
• Make correct calculations for benefits and entitlements
• Take up proper legal disciplinary procedures
• Draw up the contract of service  
• Organise and conduct the domestic inquiry


Program Content:

1) Introduction to Malaysian Law
• Role of the Employment Act 1955 and Industrial Relations Act 1967
• Type of entitlements under the law
• Protected employees under the law  
• Types of employment contracts

2) Approved Monthly Working Days and Periods
• Normal working hours & days of work
• OT Rates
• Limit of OT

3) Types of Leave and Holidays   
• Paid annual leave
• Paid rest days
• Paid and unpaid PH 
• Unpaid leave   
• Encashment of annual leave & PH  

4) Overtime Rates and Calculations 
• Calculation for work on normal hours
• Calculation for work on OT
• Rest day pay
• Sick leave pay
5) Medical Benefits     
• No of medical leave days    
• Conditions for sick leave
• Hospitalised leave
• Panel doctor medical leave
• Non-panel doctor medical leave     

6) Maternity Protection
• Maternity Leave entitlement
• Conditions for Maternity Allowance
• Paid and unpaid maternity leave

7) Principals and Contractors  
• Authorised deductions
• Limit in deductions
• Modes of payment  

8) Termination Entitlements 
• Circumstances for termination and retrenchment
• Notice period for termination / retrenchment
• Compensation for termination and retrenchment
• Resignations and retirements  

• What is misconduct?
• Major and minor misconduct
• Issuing cautions and warnings
• Charge sheet
• Suspension letters

10) Disciplinary Action  
• Who sits on the panel?
• Rights of employer and employee
• How to carry out the Domestic Inquiry
• Writing the Inquiry Report

11) Dismissals 
• Types of disciplinary action
• Dismissal
• Suspension
• Case law of precedents 


Talks and interactive discussions, case-studies, workshop exercises
Who Must Attend:
All Human Resources Department Staffs
Investment Fees:
RM1,696.00 (Including 6.00% Service Tax) per participant (Standard Fee)
RM1,400.01 (Including 6.00% Service Tax) per participant (Early Bird Fee, register by 27 September 2023)

Group incentive: Register 3 participants from the same organization, the 4th participant is FREE. (Buy 3 Get 1 Free)
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