Participants will be presented with an essential overview of the major laws and regulations that impact employment practices in Singapore. Acts that will be covered include the Employment Act, Child Development Co-Savings Act, Retirement Age Act, Work Injury Compensation Act, Industrial Relations Act and others. In addition, there will be opportunities to recognise and discuss some of the legal and ethical considerations of common employment related decisions such as drafting and termination of employment contracts, provision of salaries and other benefits.
James Wong, Lecturer
Prior to lecturing in NYP, James was an industrial relations practitioner managing employment, contractual and union-related disputes, specialising in the aviation and aerospace industries. In this role, he was involved in the industrial relations negotiations of several high-profile mergers and acquisitions in Singapore.
Passionate about dispute resolution, James is also accredited mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre. He holds a BBus in Business Law and Human Resource Consulting from NTU, P.Dip in Employment Relations from the Ong Teng Cheong Labour Leadership Institute, and is an ACTA-certified trainer.