Essentials in Fair and Responsible Termination of Employment Contracts

This half-day workshop will focus on the salient features of dismissal and retrenchment together with the sharing of best practices.

04 Feb 2021 Workshop Employment contract Best practices

Essentials in Fair and Responsible Termination of Employment Contracts
  • Date:

    25 Mar 2021

  • Time:

    9:00AM - 1:00PM

  • Location:

    Virtual Training
  • Remaining Capacity:

    22

  • Cost:

    $100 per participant

  • Audience:

    Employers and HR practitioners

About the workshop

It is important that employment contracts start and end fairly and responsibly. Every HR professional and business owner must understand obligations and rights of both parties during separation.

Learn how you should bring employment contracts to a close in line with the legislation including the fair and responsible way to manage retrenchment in the unfortunate event that you have to retrench employees as a last resort. This half-day workshop will focus on the salient features of dismissal and retrenchment together with the sharing of best practices involved.

Course Outline

  • Legal obligations of both employers and employees in the dismissal process
  • What constitutes a Wrongful Dismissal
  • Understand the common causes of employment dismissals
  • Recognise the alternatives to retrenchment and managing retrenchment fairly and responsibly
  • Steps to future-proof your business

About the Trainer

Lau Weng Hong

Principal Mediator

Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management

Lau Weng Hong was with the Ministry of Manpower for more than 35 years and during this period, he held various appointments including Deputy Director (Labour Relations), Senior Consultant & Conciliator (IR), Head of Tripartite Promotion Unit and Assistant Commissioner for Labour at the former Labour Court dealing with employment disputes under the Employment Act. Over the last 20 years, he was involved in many tripartite committees including the Tripartite Taskforce on Wage Restructuring and Tripartite Committee on Employability of Older Workers. With his extensive experience on labour relations and industrial relations, he is able to advise employers and trade unions on the application of various employment laws, tripartite advisories and guidelines.