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15 March 2019

Employment Act Changes: Implications and Uncertainties [Comment]

Ravi Chandran

Published on e-First 15 March 2019

Abstract:
Since its introduction in 1968, the Employment Act (Cap 91, 2009 Rev Ed) has had a steady stream of changes made to it over the years. However, the latest introduced in November 2018 are probably the most significant in many ways. While the latest amendments have brought about significant changes, the focus of this comment will be on issues relating to the termination of the employment contract, particularly wrongful dismissal.