Mandarin Seminar - Practical Approach to Key Clauses in the Employment Act And Its Applications

Understanding and Applying the Employment Act of Singapore - Mandarin Seminar



This half a day workshop provides a comprehensive understanding of key clauses in Singapore's most important employment statue law – the Employment Act of Singapore. The latter forms the basis to govern the employer-employee relationship in Singapore – outlining the statutory requirement of employees’ working terms and conditions and the employer’s rights and obligations of employment.

Understanding and correct applications of the Employment Act will help employers create a positive work environment and potentially avoid expensive and time consuming litigations. The organizations can then be able to focus on their business goals and operations.


Course Objective

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to :

  • Interpret and apply key clauses of the Employment Act (EA)

  • Understand employer’s and employee’s rights and obligations under the EA

  • Gain knowledge in the terminologies used in the Employment Act

  • Avoid the pitfalls in interpreting the EA


Course Outline

The workshop content are as follows :

  • Summary coverage of Employment Act for different categories of employees

  • Part II – Contracts of service: breach of contract, termination, transfer of employment

  • Part III – Payment of salary: computation of salary, time of payment, authorized deductions

  • Part IV of the Act – Rest days, annual leave entitlements, hours of work

  • Part VIA – Part time employees

  • PART X – Holiday and sick leave entitlements


Target Audience

HR practitioners, personnel managers, line managers with staff responsibilities and those who require knowledge of the Employment Act.


Benefits of attending this course

  • Understand the coverage of Employment Act (EA) for different categories of employees
  • Acquire knowledge of the various key clauses of EA and its applications.
  • Ability to differentiate the termination with notice, without notice; and termination for gross misconduct


Course Fees (Incl GST)

SCAL Member: $182.00

CIJC Member and Non Member : $212.00


Speaker Profile

Mr Hubert KUM is currently the Principal Consultant of Elite HR Services Pte Ltd which offers HR consultancy services in addition to the company’s core business in the provision of recruitment and employment search services. His clients are mainly from the Oil and Gas, Manufacturing and Services sectors. Mr Hubert KUM has accumulated more than 20 years of human resources management experience serving the MNCs and SMEs SMEs (NTUC Income, Agility Logistics, Tally Solutions, Metal Component Engineering) in various industries. Leading a team of HR professional as Head of Department then, Mr Hubert KUM spearheaded the HR initiatives in the organizations that he worked with including the formulation of HR policies, reviewing of compensation and benefits programs as well as learning and development activities within those organizations. He is also a course facilitator with 15 years of lecturing experience at certificate, diploma and degree level in subjects such as Human Resource Management as well as Marketing and Business. He holds a Master in Business Administration (HR major) from the University of Central Queensland, a Graduate Diploma in Compensation and Benefits Management from the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) and a Diploma in HRM from the then Singapore Productivity Board.

Course Duration

0.5 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 3.0 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • Mandarin

Funding Information

This webinar is not eligible for funding.


Course Brochure

Practical Approach to Key Clauses in the Employment Act and it's Applications

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An e-Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participant who complete the course with 100% attendance. 



A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before course commencement. A charge of S$50 (replacement) or S$100 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes. 



A notice of cancellation must be given at least 3 working days before commencement of the course and 50% of course fee will be charged /returned. If notice is given less than 3 working days before the first day of the course, there will be no refund/100% charged.


Special Class

Available upon request.


For more information, please contact Ms Sitra at 67939020 or email

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