NAGARAJAH BATHUMALAI v. PERBADANAN URUS AIR SELANGOR BERHAD
DISMISSAL: Misconduct - Claimant receiving monies from a third party - Whether proven by the company - Evidence adduced - Effect of - Claimant and third party both denying - Whether the company had to prove that the third party had made the payments to the claimant - What had to be established by the company - Whether the company had successfully discharged its burden of proof - Effect of - Whether the company had reasonable grounds for believing that the claimant had committed the misconduct - Whether dismissal without just cause or excuse - Industrial Relations Act 1967, ss. 20(3) & 30(5)
DISMISSAL: Misconduct - Claimant using company vehicle wrongfully - Claimant admitting to it - Effect of - Whether the company had justifiable grounds for dismissing him - Whether dismissal without just cause and excuse
EVIDENCE: Burden of proof - Who had borne - Whether reasonable grounds for believing in the guilt of the workman had sufficed - Evaluation of case laws - Effect of
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DOCUMENTATION AND THE TERMINATION PROCESS
Environmentalists advise us to cut back on the use of paper. This is generally good advice but, unfortunately, human resource (HR) practitioners find it difficult to implement. The fact is that documentation is a key to good HR practice and many of the documents used in HR have to be printed, sometimes in multiple copies. In this article I will examine the documentation essential to the process of termination of the service of employees on the grounds of misconduct and redundancy.
IMAGINE this situation: You've just arrived at work. Your new spacious desk welcomes you with a lovely view of the outside, with a carefully placed card on it. The cards reads "Congratulations on your promotion"
AHEAD of a trip to France last month to take delivery of Firefly's new air craft - the ATR 72-600 turbo propeller jet - Flyfirefly Sdn Bhd's chief executive officer Ignatius Ong drove home the message on the importance of aviation safety.
A Nepali was jailed for 21 years by the High Court here for causing the death of a Bangladeshi co-worker after an argument over a chair at a factory two years ago.
I wonder if Pos Malaysia Bhd will consider amending its policy. Recently, I received a notification in the mailbox, stating that an item could not be delivered because of insufficient postage.
"Inisiatif flexWorkLife.my ini menampilkan beberapa pengedalian waktu kerja yang fleksibel, antaranya minggu kerja mampat, waktu kerja fleksibel, perkongsian kerja, pulang awal daripada kerja serta kaedah kerja berdasarkan projek"
Persatuan Industri Kecil dan Sederhana Malaysia (SMI Malaysia) memohon kerajaan pertimbangka untuk melonggarkan syarat pemberian gaji minimum terhadap pekerja asing yang baru memasuki ke negara ini dan dalam tempoh percubaan.
We can get frustrated at those working in the service industry who seem inadequate when it comes to speaking to customers - to joke, banter, or provide information - but the root of the problem is not about being incapable - they have to unlearn before they can re-learn.
Repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems over time.
CHARM is the art of having an attractive personality. While everyone is born with differing amounts of natural charm, much can be acquired and honed through practice and patience. The more you practice, the better you will become.
WORK ethics in any line of work are critical for the success of the facility, regardless if it is in the private sector or public sector. When you observe people who appear to be very knowledgeable and confident in their field of endeavours, you realise they weren't born with these skills, but develop them through hard work and dedication.