Monday, 13 April, 2020

11:00 am – 11:45 am  Retrenchment during the Covid-19 Pandemic


About this talk

Is your business in financial distress because of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Movement Control Order (MCO)? As a result of the MCO and the current economic situation, many companies are experiencing severe cash flow difficulties. In order to survive this financial winter, employers are looking for ways to reduce expenses particularly the payment of salaries to employees. Join this online talk to hear our speakers address the legal guidelines and requirements to be considered by employers in a retrenchment exercise during the Covid-19 pandemic. The talk will be delivered over video conference using Please click here to download Zoom


Talk Points

  • Options available to employers
  • Employer’s rights and obligations
  • What is retrenchment?
  • How to justify retrenchment
  • The retrenchment process


  • Diana Cheak, Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution Practice Group
  • Janessa Kok, Associate, Dispute Resolution Practice Group
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