28 Feb 2018 (Wed)
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Employment of Foreign Manpower Act - Ministry of Manpower

Understanding Your Key Roles and Responsibilities as an Employer & HR

Course Information
  Date   28 Feb 2018 (Wed)
       
  Venue   Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre
Singapore 229616
       
  Time   9am to 5pm
       
  Fees   $880 (Inclusive of course materials, certification, two refreshments and lunch buffet)

Contact Chye Fen at 6720 3333
or email:
chyefen@asm.edu.sg

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Introduction

The Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (EFMA) regulates the employment of foreign employees and protects their well-being. The EFMA covers any person issued a work pass by the Ministry of Manpower. Work passes include Employment Pass, S Pass and Work Permits.

Penalties - A fine up to $30,000, or imprisonment for up to 2 years, or both.

The penalties for common offences in accordance to the EFMA can be Fine of up to $30,000 or a Jail term of up to 2 years or both. These penalties are for offences such as employing a foreign employee without a valid work pass, making a false statement or providing false information in any application or renewal of a work pass and receiving money in connection with an employment of a foreign employee

Don’t Get Caught Off Guard. Protect Yourself and Your Organization by fully Understanding Your Key Roles and Responsibilities as an Employer & HR

It is essential for business owners, managers and HR practitioners to FULLY understand the legal implications in employing foreign workers and be compliant with the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (EFMA). 

In this workshop, you will learn about the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act in handling foreign workers. In addition, you will also learn about the work permit rules and regulations and what the specific requirements are for the employment of foreign labour: obtaining a work permit, security bondsetc. Besides updating your knowledge of theAct, you will also learn aspects of foreign employee engagement and management such as conduct, discipline, compensation, grievance handling and repatriation.

There have been recent changes to the Employment of Foreign Employees in 2015. Get Updated

This seminar will cover these changes to ensure your company is in full compliance of the Act. At the end of the workshop, participants would have acquired the necessary skills and know how to deal with issues related to employment of foreign workers. Case studies and exercises will be discussed during the workshop to help participants acquire the right skill and knowledge.

Key Outline
  • Introduction to Employment Law
  • Key updates guidelines and procedures to take note
  • Understanding the Foreign Manpower Act and Licensing Act
  • Roles of Employers and Agencies
  • Conditions and Regulatory conditions governing work passes
  • Housing and Immigration Act
  • Criminal Law and the consequences thereof for foreign workers
  • Terms and conditions of employment of foreign workers under work permit
  •  Disciplinary, grievance and dismissal
  • The termination clause and method of termination
  • Breach of employment terms and implications
Who Should Attend?

This course is highly relevant to Business Owners, HR Directors, HR Senior Managers, Employment and Recruitment Agencies and Managers who are involved in the employment of foreign workers for their company. This course is also suitable to HR managers who are doing on the foreign employment policies.

This course also helps the Business Owners or HR practitioners to be aware of the risks of that they might be potentially involve when dealing with the employment of foreign workers.

Testimonials

“I have joined David’s workshop for a couple of times. He is skilled, thoughtful and knowledgeable. His lessons are always so lively and encouraging. He has given very detailed information on the course.” – AlanPhang, Managing Director

“Very well paced with genuine interest by an experienced, confident and highly skilled trainer. Absolutely wonderful workshop, the best one I had.” – Shirley Tan, Senior Manager

“Interesting lesson! Mr David is able to convey key principles and practical tools for business. Excellent!” – Khoo Mei Ling, Business Director

Training Methodologies

Case Studies, Discussions, Demonstration and Hands-on Exercises

Lead Facilitator: Mr David Shanmugam, Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

Mr. David Shanmugam holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of London and Master of Business Administration degree from Victoria University. He has many years of legal experience in the private sector and is presently working in a law firm. Mr David is also an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

Over the years, he has conducted legal training for corporate sectors on various practical legal issues facing the corporate field, and has lectured for many training institutions – on Business and Company Law. His forte is in the field of corporate and commercial drafting of contracts, including company matters. Mr David has conducted legal training programmes for Singapore Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and National University of Singapore Continuing Education.

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Please Contact Chye Fen at (65) 6720 3333 or
email: chyefen@asm.edu.sg

Date 28 Feb 2018 (Wed)
Venue Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre
Singapore 229616
Time 9.00am to 5.00pm
Fee

$880 (Inclusive of course materials, certification, two refreshments and lunch buffet)

Enquiries Please contact Chye Fen at 6720 3333 or
email: chyefen@asm.edu.sg

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