Handling Misconduct & Carrying Out A Domestic Inquiry (DI) by Pagadala Cyril Papiah
Date: 24 July 2024 (Wednesday)
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Disciplinary action is the last resort in maintaining order in an organization. Some organizations do not take action for fear that if the action is not taken according to proper legally accepted procedures, it may backfire   

This training shows how to handle cases of misconduct and indiscipline by employees and take ‘natural justice’ and legal disciplinary action including a domestic inquiry to try to prevent cases going to the Industrial Court.  

At the end of the training, participants will have a better understanding of the industrial relations process.

Participants will learn the following:  
The steps in the disciplinary action and appeal process
The difference between major and minor misconduct; The different types of misconduct and indiscipline; and create and deliver verbal and written warnings 
What constitutes sexual harassment and what to do
How to conduct the Domestic Inquiry; make decisions following a Domestic Inquiry 
Case Laws: Precedents set by the Industrial Court

Program Content:
1) Introduction  
Difference between Domestic Inquiry and Industrial Court?
Do we conduct an inquiry in every case? 
Steps in Disciplinary Action and Appeal Process

2) Major and Minor Misconduct 
Critical roles of handbooks, rules, and standard operating procedures  
How to classify major misconduct
How minor misconduct becomes a major misconduct    

3) Types of Misconduct 
Poor or inefficient job performance
Absence without approval 
Absence before or after PH
Absence from the workplace  
Excessive MC 
Sexual harassment  

4) Verbal and Written Warnings 
What is ‘caution’? 
Difference between verbal warnings and written warnings  
The content of verbal and written warnings and suspension letters 

5) The Domestic Inquiry Proceedings 
The composition and proceedings of the Domestic Inquiry 
Roles of the employer and employee?
Preparing the minutes of Inquiry 

6) Decision making in a Domestic Inquiry 
What to consider in making decisions at a Domestic Inquiry?
What to consider in appeals to management?   
Process of appeal 

7) Industrial Court  
Who can appeal to the Industrial Court?
Method of appealing 
Compensation issues

8) CASE LAW: Precedents Set By Industrial Court Cases
Dismissal and Constructive dismissals 
Who can take up a case in the Industrial Court? 
Unfair dismissals / constructive dismissals

Major case study, interactive discussions, role play, presentations
Who Must Attend:
HR Managers 
HR Executives 
HR Assistants 

Investment Fees:
RM972.00 (Including 8.00% Service Tax) per participant (Standard Fee)
RM700.00 (Including 8.00% Service Tax) per participant (Early Bird Fee, register by 18 July 2024)

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