16 training hours
29 Mar 2023
47th intake (29 & 30 March 2023)
HR-related training hours
up to 70% Funding
Inclusive of 8% GST
The national HR certification framework identifies Labour Policies & Legislation as one of the Foundational competencies of future-ready HR professionals.
This is incorporated as part of the IHRP Certification. Purpose of short course is to align learners with Labour Policies & Legislation competency covered in IHRP Certification. It targets to enhance your knowledge, capability & strengthen HR profession practice in Singapore, by managing & harnessing the talent & industry of employees have become the cornerstone to achieving an organisation’s business goals. This journey embarks with in depth understanding of the rights & obligations of employer & employees under Singapore’s legal framework & its practical aspects. It aligns participants with Labour Policies & Legislation competency covered in IHRP Certification.
Please visit IHRP website: http://ihrp.sg/ for more details on Short Course – “Employment Legislation & Industrial Relations” has been accredited by IHRP.
Managing and harnessing the talent and industry of employees have become the cornerstone to achieving an organisation’s business goals. This starts with understanding the rights and obligations of the organisation as well as the employees under Singapore’s legal framework. Whether it be dealing with individual contracts or as a group through the representation of trade unions, it is pivotal that managers, front line supervisors and HR professionals have a working knowledge of employment laws and guidelines governing the employer-employee relationship.
This 2-day course will equip participants with a comprehensive understanding and application of key features of Singapore’s labour legislation enabling them to deal effectively with issues including coverage of the Employment Act, contributions to the Central Provident Fund, employment of foreign manpower, post retirement re-employment. Participants will also learn to apply
After the delivery of this module, participants should be able to:
Interpret and apply the requirements of the Employment Act (EA).
Understand employer’s and employee’s rights and obligations under the EA.
Apply legislation appropriate in an employer-union relationship.
Interpret and apply the requirements of:
– Employment Act
– Employment of Foreign Manpower Act
– Fair Consideration Framework
– Retirement & Re-employment Act
– Industrial Relations Act
– Central Provident Fund Act
– Workplace Safety and Health Act
– Work Injury Compensation (WIC) Act
Interpret and apply TAFEP fair employment guidelines.
Who Should Attend?
HR professionals seeking to advance their foundational competence in labour legislation and new entrants to the HR function.
9am to 6pm (inclusive of 1 hour lunch break) *Registration commences at 8:30am on the first day
- Payment of salary
- Part 4: Hours of work & overtime, rest days & annual leave
- Other leave entitlements
- Others (mandatory retrenchment notifications, key employment terms & itemised payslips – transfer of employment – treatment of specific groups e.g. term-contract workers, children & young persons)
Industrial Relations Act
- Disputes resolution framework
- Trade unions recognition framework
- Code of Industrial Relations (IR) Practice
- Other areas (representation for ordinary members & limited representation for executive employees)
Employment of Foreign Manpower Act
- Types of work passes
- Levies and Quotas
- Prohibition of employment of foreign employees without work passes
- Presumption of employment
- Prohibition of foreigner without work pass entering or remaining at work place
- Extent of validity of work pass
- Custody of work pass
- General offences
- Restrictions on receipt etc. of moneys
- Proscribed manpower-related practices
- General prescribed infringements
- Liability for certain costs
- Conditions of IPA for EP
Central Provident Fund Act
- Registration as an employer
- Responsibilities of an employer
- Hiring a new employee
- Paying CPF contributions
- Compliance matters
- Common mistakes by employers
- Other related funds e.g. Self-Help Group Funds, Skills Development Levy
Fair Consideration Framework
- Key focus areas for employers
- Common areas of infringement
- Tripartite Alliance for Fair Employment Practices (TAFEP) objectives & guidelines
Workplace Safety and Health Act
- Principles of the OSH framework
- WSH (Risk Management) Regulations
- Offences and penalties
Retirement & Re-employment Act
- Steps to re-employ an eligible older worker
- Adjustments to the re-employment contract
- Preparation for re-employment
Work Injury Compensation (WIC) Act
- WIC insurance
- Compensation by employer
- Compensation Quantum
- Timeline for payment
- Incidents reporting requirements
Award of Certificate
Participants must achieve at least 75% attendance and must have passed the competency assessments to attain the Statement of Attainment.
The purpose of the short assessment is to help participants know their SWOT and does not guarantee the success/failure in the actual IHRP Certification Assessment.
Please note that the above Short Course – “Employment Legislation & Industrial Relations” has been accredited by IHRP.
47th intake (29 & 30 March 2023)
29 Mar 2023
27 Mar 2023
2 days. Apply by
27 Mar 2023
To anchor the learning and winning behaviour, this short course incorporates:
-Applicable industry best practices
-Case studies and videos
-Sharing of experiences
-Interactive delivery of learning materials
Mode of Delivery will be via Synchronous e-learning during this pandemic situation until further notice from SSG.