Key Changes to Employment Act (with effect from 1 April 2019)
Managers & Executive (M&Es) earning above $4,500 will be now entitled to the following:
Non-Workman coverage increased to $2,600 (previously was $2,500)
Wrongful dismissal claims and salary related claims will be heard at the Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management (TADM) and/or Employment claims Tribunal. M&Es can seek help if they have served their employer for at least six months.
Requirement for all employers to recognise medical certificates from ALL doctors, instead of only Government & company appointed doctors.
- Minimum 7-14 annual leave
- Paid public holidays and sick leave
- Timely payment of salary
- Protection against wrongful dismissal