Provided by: Effective Outsource Networks

The Employment Act 26 27 July 2012

Business and Management Skills

The Employment Act is the key legislature governing employment contracts in Singapore. It stipulates the basic terms and conditions of employment that organisations must abide by. It is essential for any HR practitioners and anyone who have to operate the Employment Act in the workplace to have an in-depth understanding of its interpretation and application. An up to date knowledge of the law will keep your organisation from infringements. In addition, it will help you make timely advice and quality decision for management.
After the two-day workshop, participants will be able to:
-understand the provisions of the Employment Act
-interpret the Act and apply correctly
-appreciate the implications of various provisions
-keep up to date the latest amendments to the Act
-review company HR policy and practices
Coverage and Key Definition
- who does the Act provide cover for
- who is "Employee" and "Workman"
Key Features of the Employment Act
- which Executives and Managers are protected by the Act
- interpretation of amendments to the Act on 1 January 2009
Contract of Service
- terms considered to be illegal in a contract
- notice of termination
- termination without notice
- contract broken by employer and employee
- misconduct of the employee
Payment of Salary
- fixation of salary period
- payment on dismissal and termination
- authorised deductions
- limits to deductions
Rest Day, Hours of Work, Holidays and Other Conditions of Service
- hours of work for a non-shift and a shift employee
- interpretation of a weeka ™
- annual leave
- sick leave & hospitalisation leave
- retrenchment benefits
- retirement benefits
- annual wage supplement
- calculation of various rates of pay
- basic and gross rate of pay
- payment for overtime, rest day and public holiday
Maternity Protection and Benefits
- maternity benefits update
- notice of confinement
- dismissal during absence
- employment after confinement
- forfeiture of payment
- childcare leave
- termination with notice & without notice
- termination with breach of contract
- resignation
- dismissal
- payment related to termination
Participants are guided through practical steps of the topic with a combination of lectures, case studies, group discussions and quiz.
Who Should Attend
HR practitioners, line managers, executives and supervisors who have to operate the Employment Act in the workplace.
Course Details
Course Date 26 & 27 May 2012
Time 9am to 5pm
Venue Stamford Road, near Dhoby Ghaut MRT
Early Bird Closing 4/ 7/2012
Fee Per Participant
S$481. 50 (Early Bird)
S$545. 70 (Normal)
S$438. 70 (Member)
Fee is inclusive of 7% GST, training materials and tea breaks.
SDF-Approved Yes
Mr Gerard Chan
"I feel more confident about the boundaries of the Employment Act and its practical implementations. The concepts and skills taught were concise, succinct and beneficial for daily HR operations and advising the rest of the company."
- Ms Rachel Ho Chunling, HR Specialist, 3M Innovation Singapore Pte Ltd
"I have gained better insight into the technicalities and actual scenarios regarding the Employment Act. Learning the concepts have provided me with a practical approach without violating the Act, which can satisfy both staff and the Act."
- Mr Oliver Coderes, Accounts Admin Manager, Singapore Food Delight Manufacturer Pte Ltd
"He is very professional with a vast amount of working experiences and examples to share."
- Ms Gladys Tye, HR Officer, DP Architects Pte Ltd
Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance upon course completion.
This is primarily ilt training
Duration:2 days
Training Presented in:English
Training Provided by Effective Outsource Networks
About The Training Provider: Effective Outsource Networks
Effective Outsource Networks - Established in 1996, Effective Outsource Networks (EON) specialises in providing human capital consulting and training services to organisations in Singapore. It has helped organisations improve on day-to-day human resource operations through three main areas of support, namely, information service, consulting, and training. In January 2013, EON was incorporated as EON Consulting & Training...
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