17 April - One
18 April - Day Two

9:00am - 10:00am 
Amendments to Employment-Related
Regulations in Malaysia Over The Last 5 Years

  • What are the amendments in the Employment Act, Industrial Relations Act, Labour Ordinance and other employment-related regulations?
  • How are these amendments applied?
  • Do any organisations require changes to be made to comply; if not already complying

10:00am - 11:00am
Significance of Mutual Separation Scheme/Agreement:
The Challenges and Approaches
  • When is an employment separation agreement desirable?
  • What claims could a terminated employee assert?
  • Determine the Law governing employee waiver of claims
  • What are the do's & don'ts in negotiating mss or vsa ?
    Donovan Cheah
    Donovan & Ho
11:15am - 12:15pm
When Work Intersects With Politics
  • In colourful political times, comments and actions resonating employees opinions are aplenty
  • What can you do legally to an employee who decides to march, demonstrate or plant a flag on a sensitive issue that may be detrimental to your organisation?
  • What can you do if it’s all on social media?
  • Learn the rights of employees regarding political, controversial and even hate speech
  • Understand employers’ rights - sometimes obligation - to respond to political, controversial and even hate speech
  • Develop a framework for evaluating the sometimes competing rights of employers and employees with regards to on-duty conduct, off-duty conduct and social media use.
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Working on Overtime: An Update on Remuneration
  • Learn how overtime regulations have changed or are anticipated to change
  • How are these regulations interpreted, applied and enforced?
  • What does your organisation need to adjust in terms of policies and practices to ensure compliance?

    Raja Vishnu Sivarajah
    IR Law

2:30pm - 3:45pm
Panel Discussion
Employment Insurance Scheme
  • A recap on the regulations and responsibilities
  • How the first quarter of 2018 has fared in compliance?
    The Social Security Organisation SOSCO

    Datuk Hj Shamsuddin Bardan Executive Director
    Malaysia Enployment Federation

    Abdul Halim Mansor
    Malaysian Trades Union Congress MTUC
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Surviving a Performance Improvement Plan:
Both Sides of the Coin
  • Viewing the PIP as a constructive tool rather than an employee’s exit permit
  • Making it a solution for reconciling a mismatch of expectations or perception
    Getting the “managing back in” mindset across

    Yong Hon Cheong
    Zaid Ibrahim & Co.


9:00am - 10:00am
Social Media in the Workplace

Thavaselvi Pararajasingam
Zul Rafique & Partners

10:00am - 11:00am
The Digital Employer

  • Digitalisation of work
  • Mobile work statistics and legal frameworks
  • Legal framework conditions of home office and time regulations
  • Health and safety requirements on home office and mobile work
  • Employee management from a distance

11:15am - 12:15pm
Data, Trade Secrets and Breaches:
Cyber-Protection and Response Measures for 2018 and Beyond
  • Policy, personnel and training vulnerabilities
  • How to establish a response program on which you can rely when responding to a data security incident of any magnitude?
  • How to identify resources for investigating an incident,
    so that you can provide required after-breach protection ? (such as identity theft protection, response call centers and notifications)

    Deepak Pillai
    Head, Technology, Media, Telecoms & Data Protection Practice Christopher & Lee Ong

2:30pm - 3:45pm
High Achievers and High Deceivers:
How Your Strongest Asset Can Be Your Biggest Liability
  • Highly valued employees becoming culprits of workplace harassment or discrimination with management closing an eye to it
  • Understand the legal ramifications of this unwanted behaviour
  • Mitigating these legal risks as not to mar the organisation's reputation
  • Can you manage their behaviour without affecting their productivity?

    Siva Kumar Kanagasabai
    Messrs. SKRINE

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Sexual Harassment: The Perennial Thorn In Your Side
  • In these cyber-times, what other forms of harassment can be viewed as sexual
  • Should an employee take a sexual harassment case to the police, where does this leave the organisation?
  • Is it better to manage cases internally or not?
  • Tried and tested ways to curb or police potential sexual harassment cases
    Anand Ponnudurai
    Messrs. Bodipalar Ponnudurai De Silva

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