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Human Resource Practitionersí Guide to Employment Laws 3ed, 2014 + ebook  $125.20 

By Arthur Khong

Like its first, the second and third edition of this guide serves to outline the employment laws in Singapore in simple language to help readers, especially HR practitioners and tertiary students majoring in Human Resource Management, to have a better understanding of the rights and obligations of both the employers and employees. Many real life scenarios faced by HR practitioners are shared in this guide. It must be said that the solutions given in this guide are by no means exhaustive, but they will certainly be useful for the many common issues that HR practitioners may face in the course of their work.

In this third edition of the guide, there are scenarios and suggested solutions for each topics as it is critical for HR practitioners and students alike to fully appreciate the applications of the employment laws. It also provides timely and insightful updates on the recent amendments to the employment laws, such as better protection for more workers, flexibility for employers and enhancing enforcement of and compliance with employment standards.

This book will continue to be valuable resource for those who want to learn more about employment laws in Singapore.

About the Author:

Arthur Khong

Masters of Management (HR Management), Macquarie University; Bachelor of Law (Hons), University of London; Bachelor of Arts (Econs), University of Manitoba; Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management, Singapore Institute of Management; Diploma in Training and Development, Singapore Institute of Management; Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration, National University of Singapore; and Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment, Singapore Workforce Development Agency.

Arthur is also an adjunct faculty member of SIM University (UniSIM). He lectures on Employment Laws and Legal Issues, Employment and Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management with the department of Human Resource Social Development.


Chapter 1: Employment Status

A. Sources of Employment Law

B. The Parties, Employer and Employee Relationship

Chapter 2: The Contract of Employment

A. Oral, Writing and Conduct

B. Offer, Acceptance, Consideration and Intention to Create Legal Relations

C. Capacity

D. Drafting of Different Types of Employment Contracts

Chapter 3: Terms of The Contract of Employment

A. Express Terms

B. Implied Terms

C. Conditions and Warranties

D. Variation of Terms

Chapter 4: Obligations of The Employer

A. Employment Act

B. Payment of Salary

C. Retrenchment Benefits

D. Pension Payments

E. CPF Contributions

F. Skills Development Levy

G. Rest Days, Hours of Work, Holidays, Annual Leave and Sick Leave

H. Holidays and Sick Leave Entitlement

I. Maternity Leave

J. Shared parental Leave

K. Paternity Leave

L. Childcare Leave

M. Unpaid Infant Care Leave

N. Adoption Leave

O. Trade Union Activities

P. National Service Matters

Q. Discrimination

R. Retirement Age

S. Maintenance of Registers

T. Data Protection

U. Duty of Care

V. Insurance

W. Provision of Work

X. Employer's Duty to Indemnify

Y. Duty not Disclose Confidential Information Pertaining to the Employees

Z. Duty to Treat Employee with Trust and Confidence

ZA.       Vicarious Liability

ZB.       Liability for Inducing Breach of Contract

Chapter 5: Obligations of The Employer

A. Obedience

B. Capacity and Competence

C. Duty of Care

D. Good Faith

Chapter 6: Termination of A Contract of Employment

A. Performance or Expiry

B. Frustration

C. Agreement

D. Repudiatory or Fundamental Breach

Chapter 7: Health and Safety at The Workplace

A. The Workplace Safety and Health Act

B. Work Injury Compensation

Chapter 8: Company Mergers, Amalgamations and Sales of Business

A. The Position in Common Law

B. The Position under the Employment Act

Chapter 9: Employment of Foreign Employees

A. Work Pass Requirements

B. Immigration Requirements

C. Income Tax Obligations

Appendices; Index

Publisher:  LexisNexis Singapore
ISBN/ISSN:  9789814608176
Binding:  Paperback + ebook
Pages:  315

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