Fully Accredited Program The Law of Employees Dismissal, Retrenchment and Termination in Singapore

As the global economy faces the potential downturn of a recession, businesses in Singapore are seeking to reduce costs by downsizing their workforce. It is important for these companies to carefully consider their approach to termination and retrenchment, as a wrongful dismissal could lead to employee grievances and investigations by the Ministry of Manpower for wrongful dismissals.

This certified program will provide you with in-depth legal knowledge and statutory provisions you need to be aware when dealing with employment termination, dismissal, and retrenchment. You will learn how to comply with different scenarios for termination and discover strategies for finding mutually beneficial solutions in each situation. This program will also cover the statutory provisions that prohibit employers from terminating certain employees under legislation such as the Employment Act, Retirement and Re-Employment Act, Workplace Safety and Health Act, and Enlistment Act. In addition, the course will guide you through the complex process of retrenchment and redundancy, including the Tripartite Guidelines on Responsible Retrenchment, and provide practical best practices and case studies for preventing wrongful dismissal and resolving disputes in a legal manner.

Upon completion of the program, you will be awarded with the Certification in The Law of Employees Dismissal, Retrenchment and Termination in Singapore that can be used in your professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity and will help you distinguish your skillsets and you have attained expertise and critical knowledge in managing employment dismissal, termination and retrenchment in comply with Singapore Employment Law.

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Attain your Certification in The Law of Employees Dismissal, Retrenchment and Termination in Singapore that you can use across your professional credentials (including LinkedIn and CV)
  • This certificate will demonstrate you have extensive experience in managing employee dismissal & termination and appropriate retrenchment process
  • Experience 2 days of instructor-led live program and in-depth learning on employees dismissal, retrenchment and termination learning
  • Powerful case studies and best practices on Singapore’s employment law in managing dismissal, retrenchment and termination.
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisers at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875

Accreditations

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This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

What Can You Expect

It is a sobering fact that last year alone, there were 8,697 employment disputes lodged with the authorities. As a responsible HR leader, it is crucial to stay abreast of the latest developments and statutory provisions in Singapore's Employment Act, particularly in light of the impending global recession and the likelihood of increased retrenchments. This certified program will give a comprehensive understanding of the legal framework surrounding dismissal, retrenchment, and termination, equipping you to handle these issues with confidence and in compliance with the law.

Led by Mirza Khaleel Namazie, a highly sought-after lawyer and legal advisor in Singapore, this program will show you an in-depth understanding of the employment legislation and compliance requirements in Singapore on dealing an employment dismissal, termination or retrenchment process. You will learn how to develop mutually beneficial solutions for various termination scenarios, such as dismissal with or without notice, and how to address termination due to unsatisfactory performance while complying with the Singapore Employment Act. In addition, you will gain critical knowledge on the key obligations and responsibilities as an employer and the rights of an employee as outlined in the Tripartite Guideline. This program will also guide you on practical solutions in managing the complex retrenchment and redundancy process that comply with the Tripartite Guidelines on Responsible Retrenchment. By the end of the program, you will have mastered the necessary skills to effectively comply with relevant legislation and procedures to prevent wrongful dismissal and resolve any disputes in a mutually beneficial manner.

Post completion of the program, you will be awarded with the Certification in The Law of Employees Dismissal, Retrenchment and Termination in Singapore that can be used in your professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity and will help you distinguish your skillsets and you have attained expertise and critical knowledge in managing employment dismissal, termination and retrenchment in comply with Singapore Employment Law.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • The Employment Act of Singapore
  • Tripartite Guidelines
  • Managing Wrongful Dismissal
  • Termination Management
  • Dismissal Grounds Identification
  • Non-Discrimination Dismissal
  • Termination Notice Requirements
  • TAFEP Guidelines
  • Retrenchment Legislation
  • Cost-Saving Measures
  • Managing Redundancies
  • Disciplinary Investigation
  • Investigatory Interview
  • Employment Dispute Resolution
  • Dispute Mediation
  • Employment Claims Act
  • Drafting Employment Contract
  • Restrictive Covenants

Your Faculty Director

Khaleel Namazie
Khaleel Namazie
Experienced Legal Advisor to Fortune 500 Companies

Khaleel Namazie is a highly respected lawyer in Singapore with over 28 years of experience in the legal industry. He has provided private clients with advice on a range of commercial, corporate, and litigation matters. Since being admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1994, Khaleel has negotiated agreements with numerous Fortune 500 companies as a former Partner at Harry Elias Partnership. Throughout his career, he has also worked at reputable companies including as Senior Legal Counsel at Singapore Telecommunications and Commercial Contracts Manager at Hewlett-Packard Singapore.

Khaleel is also a member of the Law Society of England & Wales and has presented at numerous HR conferences in Singapore on topics such as company law, employment law, technology licensing, privacy and data protection, and legal issues related to service level agreements.

The Law of Employees Dismissal, Retrenchment and Termination in Singapore Program Agenda

Module 1 - Overview Of Employment Legislation In Singapore
Module 2 - Drafting Employment Contracts With A View To Minimizing Disputes
Module 3 - Scenarios For Termination
Module 4 - Investigating Allegations Of Breach Of Contract
Module 5 - Breach Of The Confidentiality Clause
Module 6 - Redundancy/Retrenchment
Module 7 - Circumstances Where Employees Cannot Be Terminated Under Different Legislation
Module 8 - Wrongful Dismissal
Module 9 - Restrictive Covenants In Employment Contracts
Module 10 - Resolving Disputes

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn how best to avoid allegations of unfair dismissal in the employee termination process
  • Understand the impact of grievances on company and the need for proactive measures to mitigate grievances
  • Gain clarity on the do’s and don’ts of treating your employees fairly and responsibly, including unpaid leave, wage-saving measures and more
  • Understand fair employment practices within your organization
  • Learn how to deal with legal issues of termination layoffs and retrenchment to minimize the impact on affected employees
  • Understand the institutions responsible for employment dispute resolution, the company’s involvement and the type of claims/disputes that may give rise to criminal or administrative offences
  • Learn how to implement proactive measures to prevent and / or minimize employee claims and disputes

Certification in The Law of Employees Dismissal, Retrenchment and Termination in Singapore

After successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in The Law of Employees Dismissal, Retrenchment and Termination in Singapore that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity.

Globally demanded and recognized, this designation will help you distinguish your skillsets and you have attained expertise and critical knowledge in managing employee dismissal & termination and appropriate retrenchment process. This program is developed by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications and the content of this program has been independently certified by CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional principals.

Pricing & Registration

Please select one of the locations:

Singapore

Dates: 10 - 11 Jul 2023

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm Singapore Standard Time (SGT)


Early Bird Packages Regular Pricing
By 05 May 2023 By 16 Jun 2023 After 16 Jun 2023
Singapore Delegates SGD 1,895 SGD 2,095 SGD 2,195

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies). Note: GST is applicable to participants from Singapore registered companies.

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

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The Law of Employees Dismissal, Retrenchment and Termination in Singapore Reviews and Testimonials

This program is very helpful in understanding the laws which govern the conditions of retrenchment and dismissal in Singapore. I was able to understand the types of retrenchment and dismissal, the procedures to be followed, the relevant legislation and any other information that could be useful during my career.
This program is definitely worth the money. It's very informative and the course leader is engaging and keeps you interested in. I'm glad I took this course because it has given me a better understanding of the labor laws in Singapore.
I recently took the 2-day program and found it to be informative. The seminar covered a wide range of topics related to employee dismissal, retrenchment, and termination, including the latest trends and best practices in Singapore.
The instructor was experienced and shared real-world knowledge and case studies. I particularly appreciated the hands-on approach of the seminar, which allowed me to apply what I learned to my own workplace and see immediate results.
It is nice to have a one-stop shop for all of your employment laws. I highly recommend this seminar to anyone looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in this area.
This course is a very good and in depth lesson on the various terminations that can happen within an organization. I would recommend this course to anyone that is interested in becoming more knowledgeable about the law of T&D.

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The Law of Employees Dismissal, Retrenchment and Termination in Singapore

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