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Seminar: A Practical Guide to the Malaysia Employment Act 1955 Amendments

The Employment Act 1955 has been the basis of Malaysian employment law, and the recent amendments to the act, which are scheduled to come into force on 1 January 2023, are set to revolutionize the employment landscape in the country. These changes are probably familiar to you, but what about the impact on businesses? What are some best practices that can be implemented by human resources?

Join us in a full day seminar as we dissect the changes to the Employment Act 1955 and look back on the first month of these amendments being in force, for human resources, legal, and the business as a whole, featuring human resource, legal, and business aspects, featuring credible lawyers, in-house counsels, HR Practitioners, expert HR trainers.

Seminar ticket includes a copy of Malaysia Employment Act 1955 Handbook

Who Should Attend?

  • Business Owners
  • HR Practitioners
  • In-House Counsels
  • Employment Lawyers

Course Schedule

  • Date: 8 February 2023 | Time: 0900 - 1730
  • Fee: RM990.00
  • Venue: Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club (KLGCC) - Banquet Hall, Level 1

Course Highlights

  • The Changing Landscape of Malaysian Employment Law
  • What’s Changed?: Understanding the Amendments
  • Enacting Change Part 1: Balancing Labour Costs and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Enacting Change Part 2: Maternity and Paternity Leave Provisions
  • Practical Applications of the Amendments
  • Enacting Change Part 3: Employment of Foreign Employees
  • Panel Discussion: Practical Applications of the Amendments
  • Promoting a Respectful Workplace

Why You Should Attend?

This seminar is designed to provide you with all you need to know about the Employment Act 1955 amendments. Learn from human resources experts and walk away with guidance materials and workflow tools to practically implement the changes into your business. Participants of this seminar are entitled to receive:

Malaysian Employment Act 1955 Handbook
Participants will receive a complimentary copy of the Malaysian Employment Act 1955 Handbook. This book is designed to provide persons in Human Resources, and Employment Law sectors with a concise and comprehensive reference to all the recent amendments to the Employment Act 1955.
HRDCorp Claimable
Ticket to this full day seminar is fully claimable from HRDCorp. HRD Corp Claimable Course is a dedicated programme designed to assist employers in retraining and upskilling their employees in line with their operational and business requirements.
One Month Free Access to Lexis Advance Practical Guidance Employment Module
Work efficiently with Lexis Advance Practical Guidance, your 'how-to' of legal practice. Participants are entitled to receive a one month free access to the Employment Module, equipping users with step-by-step guidance, legislation, cases, checklists, tools, forms and precedents in one place.

Our Panelists

Datuk Hj Shamsuddin Bardan
Executive Director , Malaysian Employers Federation
Amardeep Singh Toor
Partner, Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
Foo Siew Li
Partner, Skrine
Sharon Chiew
Human Resources Director Southeast Asia, LexisNexis
Khen Han Huang
Employee Relations Manager, Valiram
Rachel Tan Mei Chien
Consultant, MECA
Emellia Sharif
Managing Partner, Speak Up Malaysia