Adopting Fair Employment Practices at the Workplace

Learning Overview

In today’s context, being an employer of choice does not just mean providing employees with a good and equitable remuneration package with reasonable terms and benefits. It is also about treating all employees fairly and equitably without any discrimination and prejudices. 

Fair employment practices is about adopting HR practices that treat employees on the basis of merit and performance at work, such as knowledge, skills and competences, experience or ability to perform the job. This means factors such as age, race, gender, religion, family status or disability should not be bases for employment related decisions and actions. 

Aside from being the right thing to do, fair employment practices will avail an organization to a wider talent pool, enjoy increased productivity and employee satisfaction and retention, thereby enhancing its competitive advantage. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the principles and objectives of Fair Employment Practices (FEP) 
  • Highlight the types of potential breaches of FEP 
  • Illustrate best practices of FEP in the various HR functions 
  • Explain the grievance handling process for employees to channel their grievances against unfair treatment, harassment etc. 
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of all stakeholders in ensuring and sustaining FEP
  • Describe the concepts of the “Fair Consideration Framework” 

Learning Outline

  • Principles, objectives and benefits of FEP 
  • Breaches of FEP 
  • Best practices of FEP in– Recruitment & selection– Performance management– Promotions & discipline – Retrenchment – Rewards and compensation & benefits – Learning & development – Flexible work arrangement 
  • Legislation connected to FEP
  • Diversity & inclusiveness
  • Fair consideration framework
  • Harassment & grievance handling

Who Will Benefit

HR professionals, Team Leaders, Supervisors, Managers and Line Managers with people-management responsibilities should attend. 

Profile of Trainer

Noel Khng has more than 20 years’ experience in the Human Resources field.

For 18 of the 20 years he worked for the Shell Group of Companies where he had taken on roles as a generalist as HR Manager for its Chemicals plant, as well as specialist roles in Recruitment, Staff Administration, Employee and Industrial Relations, HR Information Systems and Learning and Development.

Currently, Noel is an associate lecturer and consultant with a number of reputable institutions specialising in HR related programmes.

He has also successfully developed numerous Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) HR related courses for the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA).


1 day


A highly interactive course based on lecture, activities, videos and discussion.

Other Information

Note: SkillsFuture Funding available

Course Calendar

Schedule Dates Duration SHRI Member Non-Member  
24 Aug 2018 1 Day   S$300.00 S$380.00  Registration 
10 Dec 2018 1 Day   S$300.00 S$380.00 Registration 

Course fees are subject to the prevailing GST charge. All information is correct at the time of publication. SHRICORP reserves the right to amend any of the above information if necessary.

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