Programme & Topic Covered
1st day (23 Feb 2022) - 9.00 a.m - 1.00 pm
Principles Involving Constructive Dismissal What is constructive dismissal;
Options to employee in a potential constructive dismissal situation; Examples of substantial changes to employment terms; Representation on dismissals (S.20 (1) I.R.A.); Constructive dismissal - common law position; Contract test; Unreasonableness test; Burden of proof; Breach of express and implied terms; Two-stage process of constructive dismissal; and Incidence of breach of contract by employer.
2nd day (24 Feb 2022) - 9.00 a.m - 1.00 pm
Case Laws On Constructive Dismissal
Refusal to pay salary and to offer work; Increment and bonus frozen; Suspension pending investigation and/or while holding domestic inquiry; Right to transfer an employee; Cold storaging the employee; Redesignation of duties and responsibilities; Demotion to lower position; Reduction of salary; Acceptance of repudiation; Warning letter - whether breach of contract; Burden of calling witnesses; Complaints of unfair performance appraisal; Jobs detrimental to health; Employer acting in breach of trust and integrity; Complaints of sexual harassment; and Forced resignation - whether deemed