The Employment (Amendment) Bill Workshop What to expect and it’s implications

Date 26 Nov 2018, Mon
Time 01:30pm to 05:00pm
Venue SNEF Paya Labar Square(60 Paya Lebar Road #13-45 Paya Lebar Square (Lobby 2), Singapore 409051)
Fee $200.00 per pax (* exclude GST) Please contact me at 9431 4682 for group discounts
Status Complete

Programme Introduction

Workshop Objective

The Employment (Amendment) Bill was tabled in Parliament on 2 October 2018. The Second and Third Reading of the Bill will be sometime November 2018. If the Bill is passed by the Parliament as it is, and the President gives her assent, the amendments to Employment Act are scheduled to take effect on 1 April 2019.

About 430,000 more professionals, managers and executives will be covered by the Employment Act after the amendment. And half of Singapore’s workforce will be covered by Part IV of the Act. This round of amendments will be the most significant since the Act’s inception.

This half-day workshop is a technical walk-through (i.e. word for word) of the amendments to expect to the Employment Act. There are also consequential amendments to expect to other related Acts. The workshop aims to prepare employers on implications to their HR policies and procedures, and give the heads-up to adjust to the changes.

Target Audience

HR and People Managers

Programme details

Course Outline
Amendments to the Employment Act:
Interpretation, Application of Part IV, Overtime rate of non-workmen, Annual Leave, Dismissal without just cause or excuse, Dismissal without sufficient cause, Authorised Deductions, Sick Leave, Public Holidays, Retrenchment Information, Priority of salary to other debts.

Consequential amendments to:
Child Development Co-Savings Act, Employment Claims Act, Industrial Relations Act, and Retirement & Re-employment Act

Mix of lectures, examples and discussions.


Ms Ang Poh Inn is SNEF’s Director, Industrial & Workplace Relations Department; and Director for Finance, Real Estate, Social & Community Services, and Professional Services.

Poh Inn’s full-time role is to render human resource and industrial relations consultancy to SNEF members- mainly in the banking and finance, real estate & building services, professional services and social and community services.

Prior to joining SNEF, Poh Inn was with the then Ministry of Labour (now Ministry of Manpower) in various roles- in Ministry HQ, Work Permit and Employment Department, Registry of Trade Unions and Labour Relations Department.

With her wide and vast experience and grounding in employment laws, Poh Inn regularly conducts in-house sessions for many SNEF members as well as MNCs

Poh Inn graduated from the University of London with a Bachelor of Science in Economics.

Administrative Details

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For enquiries, please contact Andrew Ng at 9431 4682 or Email: .