Knowledge Highlights 7 January 2019

On 7 January 2019, the Employment (Amendment) Act 2018 (“Amendment Act”) was gazetted. The Amendment Act will amend the Employment Act and other employment-related legislation to expand and enhance employee protection. 

The key provisions of the Amendment Act include the following: 

  • Extension of core benefits under the Employment Act to all employees
  • Revised salary thresholds for additional protection on hours of work and overtime pay
  • Improvements to the resolution of wrongful dismissal disputes

These amendments are expected to take effect on 1 April 2019. 

This article discusses this development. To read the article, please click here.

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