Wednesday, 18 September, 2019

12:30pm – 2:30pm    Understanding Unfair Dismissal Claims and Managing Poor Performance (Download pdf brochure )


Dealing with poor employee performance can be very challenging for employers. The law allows an employer to terminate an employee if the employee’s performance is not satisfactory. However, there are certain criteria to be fulfilled before the employer can lawfully terminate the employee for poor performance. It is essential for the human resources department in any corporation to be well versed in with unfair dismissal claims at the Industrial Court. This knowledge is important for employers who are considering and building up a case to dismiss an employee. This talk will cover the basics of unfair dismissal claims at the Industrial Court and the dos and don’ts in managing poor performance at the workplace.

Talk Points
• Basic procedures from dismissal to Industrial Court award
• How to manage poor performance – the legal perspective
• Questions and Answers


  • Diana Cheak, Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution Practice Group
  • John Chan, Associate, Dispute Resolution Practice Group

Location: MahWengKwai & Associates, Level 10, Tower B, Prima Avenue, Dataran Prima.

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