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Malaysia Employment Law Masterclass 2022





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Workplace and Employment Law

Malaysia Employment Law Masterclass 2022

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Course Duration

6 Hours



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Course schedule

 Day 1: 9am to 5pm (Includes 1hr break at 12nn)

Course Overview

This course will provide lawyers, human resource professionals, executives, and employers in general guidance on key legal and compliance considerations in the Malaysia, especially since new ways of working become increasingly embedded as the pandemic begins to recede.

This course is designed for

  • Human Resource Practitioners

  • Industrial Relations Practitioners

  • Line Mangers/ Executives

  • Business Owners

  • Professionals with responsibility of overseeing employees

Course outline

1. Relevant legislations governing employment rights in Malaysia

2. Employer’s obligations

3. Managing employment contracts

  • Types of contracts

  • Contract terms

  • Breach of terms / misconduct

4. Managing workplace discrimination, bullying, harassment

5. Prior to termination / dismissal – DI procedures

6. Termination / dismissal / retrenchment / resignation / VSS

7. Termination / dismissal claims via Industrial Court – navigating the Industrial Court procedures

8. Case studies (termination, dismissal, salary disputes and misconduct)

9. Best practices

10. Data Protection in the workplace

11. Proposed changes to Employment Law in Malaysia? – Discussion

12. Diversity and Inclusion

13. Grab riders being considered as employees

The Trainers

N. Mohanthas



Mohanthas commenced legal practice as a solicitor in the UK in 1990 with a focus on civil litigation, general corporate/commercial and employment law.

In 1999 he was called to the Malaysia Bar having acquired experience in advising foreign and local clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings involving companies and businesses in Malaysia and abroad. He has a broad range of expertise on industrial relations and courts matters.

He has advised and worked on various initial public offerings and flotations, on the Bursa Securities. He continues to advise foreign direct investors on the various aspects of commencing and conducting business operations in Malaysia including licensing and regulatory/compliance issues, corporate and commercial matters and industrial relations.

He was also an in-house legal counsel for a major public listed investment holding company which had wide interests in the offshore oil and gas sector in Malaysia and overseas.

N. Mohanthas

Esther Hor



Esther has vast experience in all types of both non-contentious and contentious Intellectual Property works such as protection, enforcement and exploitation of Intellectual Property Rights in Malaysia. She is also experienced in aspects of Information Technology, Communication and Multimedia, Advertising and laws related to cyberspace and Media. Esther frequently represented international conglomerates, local companies, and individuals in High Court and Court of Appeal for Intellectual Property and IT related matters. She advises on foreign intellectual property laws such as Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand, Japan, Korea, United Kingdom and many others.

Besides Intellectual Property laws, Esther also has in knowledge in dealing contentious civil litigation matters including but not limited to employment law, contractual disputes, land disputes and others. She seldom acted as counsels in the sub-court as well as High Court for SME companies in Malaysia.

Esther Hor

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