LOR THIM SOON v. WINCO PRECISION ENGINEERING (MELAKA) SDN BHD
INDUSTRIAL COURT, KUALA LUMPUR
AWARD NO. 225 OF 2015 [CASE NO: 19/4-1174/10]
27 FEBRUARY 2015
EVIDENCE: Documentary evidence - Whether the claimant had been a workman - Factors to consider - Claimant petitioning to wind-up the company - Whether that had brought the employer-employee relationship to an end - Conduct of the claimant - Whether becoming of a workman - Factors to consider - Effect of - Whether the remedy under s. 20 of the Industrial Relations Act 1967 had been available to him
INDUSTRIAL COURT: Jurisdiction - Threshold jurisdiction - Whether possessed by the Industrial Court - Factors to consider - Effect of
MOHD ALI AWANG & ORS v. MISC HAULAGE SERVICES SDN BHD & MISC INTEGRATED LOGISTICS SDN BHD
INDUSTRIAL COURT, PENANG
AWARD NO. 206 OF 2015 [CASE NO: 9/4-1122/06]
26 FEBRUARY 2015
DISMISSAL: Misconduct - Whether the claimants had punched in cards belonging to other people - Evidence adduced - Effect of - Whether the company had reasonable grounds to believe that they had committed the misconduct - Whether dismissals without just cause and excuse
INDUSTRIAL COURT: Remedies - Punishment - Doctrine of proportionality of punishment - Whether applied here - Factors to consider - Collective Agreement silent on punch card misconducts - What that meant - Whether the punishment of dismissal had been too harsh under the circumstances - Effect of
Ambition can trump experience (The Star, Malaysia)
Q. You have advised entrepreneurs to hire to their weaknesses. I'm an idea guy, and I love being in front of an audience. I'm not a sales guy, nor marketing guru, nor finance wiz, so I do need to hire those weaknesses. Once the right people are in place, how do I delegate responsibilities while retaining overall ownership of the business and my idea?...
Malindo to hire 500 ex-MAS staff (New Straits Times, Malaysia)
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The Meeting 'Disease' (New Straits Times, Malaysia)
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How to be persuasive in the workplace (The Star, Malaysia)
Whether you're looking to convince your boss you need some additional training or you're hoping to show an interviewer you're the best candidate for the job, persuasion is the essential tool to professional success. Below, I've outlined the three basic steps you should follow to be persuasive in the work place.
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