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.
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