EMPLOYMENT LAWS (EA 1955 & LO 2004/2005), EPF Act 1991, SOCSO ACT 1969 & EIS (2018) ( 2 DAYS)
By Mr. Cyril Pagadala - 1 & 2 October 2019, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm,
Kuala Lumpur
(100% Claimable From HRDF/PSMB)

What Is the Purpose of These Laws?

The Employment Act 1955 (EA) / Labour Ordinances Sabah 2004 & Sarawak 2005 (LO) specify the obligations of employer to provide certain minimum benefits to employees.

The latest Minimum Wages Act / Order specifies the latest revised minimum wages that should be paid. This is revised every 2 years.

The Minimum Retirement Age Act 2013 sets the minimum retirement age.

Part-timers (Employment) Order 2010 identifies certain benefits for part-timers

The EPF Act 1991 is a retirement scheme for employees that provides certain benefits even before retirement

The SOCSO Act 1969 is an insurance scheme for employees for employment injury or invalidity.

The EIS (Employment Insurance System 2018) is an insurance scheme for all retrenched employees

Why Attend This Workshop?
These are the minimum laws that every employer and manager should know for effective day-to-day employee management

At the end of the programme, participants are able to:
  • Identify who is covered under the Employment Act 1955; Labour Ordinances Sabah 2004 / Sarawak 2005; EPF Act 1991 & SOCSO Act 1961 & EIS (2018)
  • Administer the benefits of annual leave, sick leave, maternity leave, PH, rest days
  • Calculate OT on normal work days, rest days and PH
  • Calculate retrenchment benefits
  • Handle sexual harassment
  • Contribute correctly to EPF, SOCSO & EIS
  • Make claims to benefits under EPF, SOCSO & EIS
  • Calculate payment for OT, rest day and PH for PART-TIMERS
  • Determine what minimum wages should be paid under the latest Minimum Wages Act / Order
  • Employers
  • HR Managers / HR Executives
  • Payroll Specialists
  • Compensation and Benefits Specialists
  • HODs / Line Managers
  • Presentations, case-studies, discussions

14 Hours, 2 Days.

    • What is the Employment Act?
    • What are Labour Ordinances Sabah 2004 / Sarawak 2005
    • Who is covered under the Act/ Ordinances?
    • Types of contracts
    • Are oral contracts legal?
    • When must you have a written contract?
    • General penalties
    • Normal working hours & days
    • Overtime Rates
    • Max hours of work
    • Max hours of OT
    • Breaks during normal work hours and OT
  3. PH & OT
    • What is the difference between compulsory and non-compulsory PH?
    • No. of days of compulsory and non-compulsory PH
    • Payment rates for work during normal hours and OT on PH
    • Additional PH
    • No. of days of entitlement
    • Conditions for paid leave
    • Encashment of leave
    • Rate for work done during normal hours / OT rates
    • ‘Emergency’ leave and annual leave
    • Salary computation / deduction for unpaid leave
    • Qualification for sick leave
    • No. of days of hospitalised and non-hospitalised sick leave
    • How to treat sick leave in excess of EA
    • The ‘deemed to be hospitalized’ clause
    • Can an employee go to a non-panel doctor?
    • Must an employer pay for medical expenses?
    • No of days of paid maternity leave
    • Unpaid maternity leave
    • Qualifications for maternity allowance
    • Can an employee claim maternity allowance from more than one employee?
    • Can an ex-employee claim maternity allowance?
    • Applicability
    • Can allowances be included under minimum wages?
    • Monthly rates, daily rates and hourly rates
    • Authorised deductions from salary
    • Limit in deductions
    • Modes of payment
    • Payment date
    • Content of salary slip
    • Deductions for overpayment
    • Responsibilities of principles and contractors
    • What is sexual harassment?
    • Procedure for reporting sexual harassment
    • Responsibility of employer
    • Responsibility of Labour department
    • Investigation of sexual harassment
    • Suspension period
    • Payment rate during suspension before and after domestic inquiry
    • Types of disciplinary penalties after domestic inquiry
    • How to compute ½ pay?
    • Minimum retirement age
    • Effective date of minimum retirement age
    • Who qualifies for retrenchment and termination benefit?
    • Rate of retrenchment and termination benefits
    • LIFO principle of retrenchment
    • Retrenchment VS unfair dismissal claims
    • Definition of child and young persons
    • Working hours and days
    • Prohibited employment
    • Who are the part-timers protected by Employment Laws?
    • No. of annual leave days
    • No. of sick leave days
    • No. of work hours and OT rate
    • No. of PH and OT rate
    • No. of Rest days and OT rate
    • Who must contribute?
    • Must a non-citizen also contribute?
    • Definition of wages for EPF contributions
    • Rate of contributions under Parts A, B, C, D
    • Rate of contribution by non-citizens & employers
    • Rate of contribution for employees below and above 55 years of age
    • Maximum age for contribution
    • Withdrawal on reaching 50 & 55 & 60 years of age
    • Withdrawal for other reasons before 50 / 55 years of age
    • Re-contribution to EPF after full withdrawal
    • Full and partial withdrawal
    • Periodic withdrawals
    • Additional payments for funeral and permanent disablement
    • Minimum age for nominee
    • Who needs to contribute?
    • Rate of contribution under categories 1 and 2
    • Definition of wages for SOCSO
    • Penalties for non-contribution
    • Who is responsible for contribution?
    • Maximum ages of contribution under Employment Injury Scheme and Invalidity Schemes
    • Temporary and Permanent Disablement Benefit
    • Total and Partial Disablement
    • Occupational Diseases
    • Invalidity Grant
    • Pension Schemes
    • Contribution qualification for benefit
    • Survivors’ / dependents’ pension
    • Constant Attendance Allowance
    • Medical Benefit
    • Funeral Benefit
    • Education Benefit
    • Accidents while traveling
    • Procedures in claims
    • Purpose of the scheme
    • Who must contribute?
    • Benefits of the scheme
Your Trainer

Mr. Cyril Pagadala comes with many years of real hands-on work experience in Human Resource Management, Industrial / Employee Relations, Payroll Management. Cyril has a BA in English and an MA in Human Resource Management. He is a lecturer and corporate trainer now for many years.

His work experience covers various industries such as the banking, manufacturing, hospitality and other service industries He has worked for both local and multinationals in both small and large companies. Before he went into training, he was the Director of Human Resource & Administration of a group of companies.

He has gone through the whole gamut of HRM functions and during this period has had to deal with a lot of legal issues. One of his main functions has been to prepare the payroll according to Malaysian law in the various companies he worked with. He is therefore familiar with all the problems and challenges faced by management and problems posed by employees.

Cyril is a serious trainer and he delivers and facilitates the programme in a simple, easy-to-understand way and willingly shares knowledge. Due to his real hard-knock work experience, he is able to provide many simple solutions to work challenges.

He has many repeat clients. Maybe this is due to his simple philosophy: “SHARE REAL WORK KNOWLEDGE”. Perhaps a cue may also be taken from a participant: ‘I NEVER KNEW THIS WAS SO EASY!’.

His participants range from CEOs, senior managers, executives, lawyers and other levels.
Some of the organizations that attended his payroll and similar programmes are: PUNB, G-Tower Sdn Bhd, Brighton Education, United Overseas Bank, Robert Bosch, DRB HICOM, KPJ Klang Specialist Hospital, RHB Bank, Puncak Niaga, Nixus International School, Carigali, Petronas, Jebson & Jesse Packaging, Microlink Solutions, CEFS Response, BATA (M), Credit Guarantee Corporation, Koperasi Wawasan Malaysia Berhad, AIMST University, Technip Geoproduction, Combat Coating, SME Bank, Hitachi Construction, Ogilvy & Mather, Signature Manufacturing, Pelita Holdings, Construction Labour Exchange Centre, Labuan Reinsurance, Jurukur Perunding Services, Pulai Springs Resort, CIBA Vision, M-Fischer Tech, Petrochemicals (M) Sdn BHd, Season Confectionery & Bakery, Anika Insurance Brokers, Ricoh, Securities Services Holdings, White Quest Technologies, Residence Hotels & Resorts, MBF Printing, SEGI Education Group, Hospital Paman An-nur, Goodyear, Balfour Beatty Ansaldo Systems JVC, Hitachi Cable PS Techno, Malaysia Automotive Institute, MAHSA University College, Rawang Specialist Hospital, Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PNB), Kenderaan Labu Sendayan, Indah Water, Financial Mediation Bureau, Prostar Engineering, Kedah Medical Centre, Macro System Consultancy, Great Estern Life Assurance, UCSI Group, KL Airport Services, Mont Kiara International School, Shin Yang Sarawak, Affin Bank, Nexus Software Solutions, Menta Construction, BERNAS, Kopetro, Iskandar Regional Development Authority, Mah Sing Plastics, UTMSpace, MNJB Reality, SDV Transport, Institute of Bankers, Koperasi Kakitangan Petronas, F & N, Tropical Resort Lifestyle, We Beauty Life Store, Central Hypermarket, Giga Engineering & Construction, SME Corp, Smilelink Dental Group, International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, AerospaceTechnology Systems Corp, YP Plantation Holdings, Northport, Rotiboy Bakeshoppe, Antah Insurance, Sapura Industrial, Hospital Pusrawi, Susu Lembu Asli Marketing, Bank Perbangunan, Macfood Services, AKPK (Agency Kaunseling & Pengurusan Kredit), Nanyang Sinag Pau, Hyatt Regency Kuantan Resort, Bank Muamalat, Petronas Gas, Suruhanjaya Tenaga, Quality Hotel, PBJV Group (oil and gas), Jobstreet, Dresser-Rand, Maju Home Furnishing, Albukhary International University, Petronas Penapisan, Cosmopoint, Sapuracrest Petroleum, Kolej Yayasan Sabah, Secret Recipe, Remitmaster, NSTP, New Pantai Expressway, Pacific Insurance, JW Marriot, VOLVO, Otohub, Micasa All Suite Hotel, See Hup Transport, Tanaka Electronics, Osram, Fairview International School, Roopi Medical Centre, STAR Publications, Oracle, Shima Electronics, Sabah Economic Development & Investment Authority, The Coffee Bean, KL Regional Centre for Arbitration, Amanah Raya, United Malayan Land, Scomi Group, Blue Archipelago, Unilever, Hitachi Transport System, Paramount Inn Sibu, Oriental Inn Sibu, Swiss Garden Hotel, Amway, DHL, Sungei Wang Plaza Management, FELDA, Bank of China, Technology Park, Jotun Paints, Perbadanan Pembangunan Pertanian, Ranhill Worley Parsons, Bank Rakyat, Kementerian Kewangan Sabah, TH Travel & Services, CELCOM Axiata, Asia-e University, Pharmaniaga, University Tun Hussain Onn, Baker Hughes Services Royal Selangor Club, Ph King Jewellers, DBKL, Wyann International, China Press, Shoon Fatt Biscuit, Taylors Education Group, U-Mobile, Bank Simpanan Nasional, Red Tone, PERODUA, Godell, Airod Turbopower, Honda, Clara International Beauty Group, Malaysia Merchant Marine Berhad, SEDC Sarawak, Cargill Palm Products, Malaysia Smelting Corp, ICI paints, SIME Engineering, Utusan Melayu, Star Cruises, EPF, Bank Pertanian, Malaysian Business Pages, Toshiba, Ornasteel, CCM Chemicals, Euratech Sdn Bhd, Kudrat Marine, STT Technologies, EON, Malakoff.

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