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Practical Guide to Employment Act 1955

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Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the requirements on contract of employment
  • Be familiar with the rights of both the employer and the employees on terms of employment
  • Understand the objective and coverage of the Act
  • Be aware of the minimum provisions of the Act on Leave, O/T, Maternity Benefits and Working Hours
  • Be aware of the penalties for contravening the Act


Module 1: The Contract of Service

  • Contracts of Service are not Unfettered
  • Employer’s Rights and Employee's Rights
  • Employer and Employee Cannot Contract out of the Law.

Module 2: Types of Contracts of Service

  • Probationary, Permanent, Fixed-Term, Task Based and Part-time
  • Implications for Employers

Module 3: Contract of Service and Contract for Service

  • Understanding the Difference
  • Implications for the Employer through ‘Contract Tests’

Module 4: Contractors and Principals

  • Liability of Principals

Module 5: Understanding Definitions and Application of Key Operative Terms in the Act

  • Employee
  • Wages, Hours of Work, Normal Hours of Work
  • Ordinary Rate of Pay

Module 6: Termination Simpliciter

  • Notice of Termination of Contract vide Section 12
  • Termination for Wilful Breach under Section 13 (2)
  • Employer’s Action for Poor Performance and Incompetence

Module 7: Employee Misconduct

  • Action by Employer for Misconduct under Section 14 (2)
  • Deemed Breach of Contract, vide Application of Section 15 (2)

Module 8: Wages

  • Understanding the Term Wages under Section 2 (1)

Module 9: Application of Term ‘Wages’

  • Under the First Schedule
  • Calculation of Ordinary Rate of Pay under Part 1
  • Determining Unpaid Leave and Absence
  • Determining ‘Average True Days’ Wages as per Termination and Lay Off Benefits Regulations 1980.

Module 10: The Law on Payment of and Deductions from Wages

  • Part IX of the Act
  • Maternity Leave
  • Eligibility for Maternity Protection

Module 11: Application of Benefits under Part 12 of the Act

  • Maximum hours of work and Rest Days
  • Annual Leave and Public Holidays
  • Medical Leave and Hospitalization
  • Employers Rights in managing the benefits

Module 12: Employer’s Obligations under Part XIII

  • Powers of the Director General under Section 69
  • Definition of Employees Extended to Those Earning RM5,000 and Below
  • Setting Aside Decision Made by Employer under Section 14(1)
  • Consequential Orders
  • Employer's Right of Appeal to High Court

Module 13: Employment (Amendment) Act 2010

  • Payment of Wages (s.25A)
  • Contractor for Labor (new s.33A)
  • Maternity Protection (ss. 2, 40, 42)
  • Public Holidays (s.60D)
  • Employment of Foreign Employees (s.60K)
  • Sexual Harassment (new Part XVA)


This program is designed for Managers, Assistant Managers, Executives, and Officers involved in managing people in the workplace


RM 1,350 per participant for 2 days (include Lunch, Tea Breaks, Course Materials & Certificate of Completion)

Early Bird (before 25th Sept ‘17) – RM 1,250

Group Discount (3 or more) – 10%

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