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The Employment Act 1955 is the principal legislation governing employment practice in Malaysia. Since the majority of employees fall under the ambit of this Act, it is imperative that the employers understand and comply with the obligations mandated by the Act.

Target Group

  • HR Practitioners
  • Employers of Part-timers
  • Anyone who has a working knowledge of the Employment 1955.


  • This is to ensure competency in compliance to the requirements of the law and the contract of employment
  • To ensure the understanding of the rights and obligations of both employer and employee.
  • To avoid the costly consequences of non-compliance and promote harmony in the work environment
  • To enable the organization to focus on the job of achieving growth, competitiveness and excellence with minimal hindrances and deviation of energies


  • Contracts of Service are not unfettered.
  • Employer’s Rights and Employee's Rights.
  • Employer and Employee cannot contract out of the Law.
  • Probationary, Permanent, Fixed-Term, Task Based and Part-time Implications for Employers.
  • Understanding the Difference.
  • Implications for the Employer through ‘Contract Tests’.
  • Liability of Principals
  • Employee.
  • Wages Day, Hours of Work, Normal Hours of Work.
  • Ordinary Rate of Pay, Average True Days Wages.
  • Notice of Termination of Contract vide Section 12.
  • Termination for Willful Breach under Section 13 (2).
  • Employer’s action for poor Performance and Incompetence.
  • Action by Employer for misconduct under Section 14 (2).
  • Deemed Breach of Contract, vide application of Section 15 (2).
  • Understanding the term Wages under Section 2 (1).
  • Under the First Schedule.
  • Calculation of Ordinary Rate of Pay under Part 12.
  • Determining Unpaid Leave and Absence.
  • Determining ‘average true days’ wages as per Termination and Lay Off Benefits Regulations 1980.
  • Part IX of the Act.
  • Maternity Leave.
  • Eligibility for Maternity Protection.
  • Maximum hours of work and Rest Days
  • Annual Leave and Public Holidays
  • Medical Leave and Hospitalization
  • Employers Rights in managing the benefits
  • 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
  • Payment of Wages (s.25A)
  • Payment of Wages of Domestic
  • Servants (new s.25B)
  • 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)

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