CASE HIGHTLIGHTS

MD TARMIZI MOHAMAD YUSOF v. CANON OPTO (MALAYSIA) SDN BHD
INDUSTRIAL COURT, KUALA LUMPUR
RAJESWARI KARUPIAH
AWARD NO. 695 OF 2020 [CASE NO: 20(28)(21)/4-593/19]
1 JUNE 2020

DISMISSAL: Breach of company rules and policies – Sexual harassment – Whether the claimant had sexually harassed the company’s female employees – Factors to consider – Evidence adduced – Effect of – Whether the charge had been proven against him – Whether dismissal without just cause and excuse

DISMISSAL: Criminal conviction – Claimant convicted and sentenced in the Syariah High Court for khalwat – Whether the Syariah High Court had been a "court of law" – Factors to consider – Effect of – Whether he had been in breach of the Company’s Handbook

DISMISSAL: Misconduct – Claimant caught by JAWI for khalwat, convicted and subsequently sentenced – Whether it had constituted serious misconduct – Factors to consider – Evidence adduced – Effect of – Whether the charge had been proven against him – Whether his actions had affected the company’s good name and tarnished its image and reputation – Claimant’s defence – Whether could be accepted – Whether his arrest by JAWI had been a private matter – Effect of – Whether his dismissal had been warranted under the circumstances – Whether dismissal without just cause and excuse


ROSLAN MOHD TAHIR & YANG LAIN lwn. CITY FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SDN BHD
MAHKAMAH PERUSAHAAN, PERAK
DOMNIC SELVAM GNANAPRAGASAM
AWARD NO. 990 TAHUN 2020 [NO. KES: 10/4-1517/17]
(Digabungkan Dengan Kes No: 10/4-1518/17, 10/4-1519/17 Dan 10/4-1520/17, Melalui Award Interim No. 1609 Tahun 2017 Bertarikh
6 November 2017)
17 JULAI 2020

PEMBUANGAN KERJA: Penghematan – Sama ada responden perlu mengguna pakai prinsip LIFO untuk pekerja-pekerja yang mahir dan kompeten – Kesannya

PEMBUANGAN KERJA: Penghematan – YM diberhentikan kerja atas alasan penghematan – Sama ada tindakan responden telah dilakukan secara bona fide – Faktor-faktor yang harus diambil kira – Keterangan yang dikemukakan – Kesannya – Sama ada pemberhentian kerja YM atas alasan penghematan telah dilakukan secara adil dan bersebab