FMM Webinar on Dismissal & Conciliation Process at the Industrial Relations Department
The importance of good employer / employee relations at the workplace cannot be over emphasised. In the course of managing their subordinates, head of departments, managers and executives may face difficulties when making decisions to terminate or dismiss their subordinates as they do not understand the intricacies and implications of dismissing an employee unfairly. The law does allow an employer to terminate or dismiss an employee for just cause and excuse but due process need to be followed. If the decision to dismiss is challenged by the employee as an unfair dismissal, the company will need to go through the conciliation and court process to prove just cause and excuse for taking action to dismiss the employee.
To equip participants with the various aspects of employments termination and dismissal and the conciliation process at the Industrial relation department.
Mr. Heng Poh Suan is currently the Human Resource/Industrial Relations Advisor of The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers. He was an Assistant Director with the Industrial Relations Department prior to his early retirement to join the private sector in 2002. He started his career as a Labour Officer at Kuala Kangsar in 1975. At the Labour Department he was enforcing the various Labour Legislations. He left the Industrial Relations Department in 2002 to join Malaysian Employers Federation as their Industrial Relations Consultant. He joined Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers in 2005 as the Human Resource/Industrial Relations Advisor. He had been conducting public as well as in house training programs relating to employment laws, discipline & misconduct and domestic inquiries procedures for member companies. In his current capacity in FMM, he is advising member companies on the compliance and implementation of the various labour legislations, disciplinary issues as well as disputes arising out of their collective agreements with their unions.
Ms Nadhira Irdina