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Apply Employment Act in HR Practices and HR Processes

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Apply Employment Act in HR Practices and HR Processes

Course Overview

With a new generation who are more educated and aware of their employment rights, it is imperative that employers involved in people-management, as well as those, implement HR policies and procedures, including preparation of employment contract and administering salaries, payment and benefits are clearly aware of the Employment Act to minimize conflicts between employers and employees. More importantly, HR officers and even managers shall be well versed with the employment laws in order to protect the organisations from non-compliance risks.

This workshop will highlight recent updates, and more importantly, the upcoming changes in Employment Act on 1 April 2019.

Who Should Attend

  • HR officers
  • Administrative Officer and Office Administrator directly or indirectly involved in the design and development of HR policies and procedures
  • Newly-promoted Managers and Line Managers with people-management responsibilities

Course Duration

8 Hours

Course Outline

  • Essential structures of Employment Act
  • Dismissal and the process of Due Inquiry
  • Coverage and Protection under Employment Act
  • Contract of Services versus Contract for Services
  • Basic Salary, Gross Salary and Overtime Pay
  • Mandatory benefits under Employment Act
  • KET (Key Employment Terms)
  • Year 2019 Changes

Mode of Assessment

Course only

Course Objectives

At the end of the workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Interpret the Employment Act and its clauses
  • Handle termination and dismissal based on legal requirements
  • Calculate salaries and overtime pay
  • Communicate clearly to employees statutory benefits
  • Design regulatory-centric HR policies
  • Appreciate cross-referencing of Employment Act to other relevant Employment Laws (Immigration Act, CPF Act, Child Development Co-Savings Act and Retirement and Re-Employment Act)
  • Prepare for upcoming changes in 2019's Employment Act
  • Evaluate the impact of 2019 changes on the organizations business operations

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer : Trainee Ratio

1 : 20

Additional Note

You may download details on our current pool of HR trainers for this Course:


Interested parties can separately email to


Existing  course fee per pax (W/O GST) Promotion Fee (15% off) per pax (W/O GST) Promotion Fee (15% off) per pax (With GST)
 $  350  $  297.50  $  318.33

Promotion period:  until 31st Dec 2020 (Based on course start date)

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

  • NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC Learninghub.

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply. 

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