KESATUAN KEBANGSAAN PEKERJA-PEKERJA PERUSAHAAN ALAT-ALAT PENGANGKUTAN DAN SEKUTU v. SWEDISH MOTOR ASSEMBLIES SDN BHD
INDUSTRIAL COURT, KUALA LUMPUR
EMPLOYEES’ PANEL: NG CHOO SEONG
EMPLOYERS’ PANEL: ABDULALIM ZAKARIA
AWARD NO. 921 OF 2014 [CASE NO: 1/3-1381/12]
5 AUGUST 2014
INDUSTRIAL COURT: Jurisdiction - Whether the Industrial Court could review punishment imposed on a workman in a trade dispute - Industrial Relations Act 1967, s. 30(5)
TRADE DISPUTE: Punishment order - Aggrieved workman found guilty of misconduct and demoted as punishment - Aggrieved workman receiving same wages despite demotion - Whether the respondent company had acted within its managerial prerogative - Factors to consider - Effect of
TRADE DISPUTE: Punishment order - Aggrieved workman found guilty of misconduct and demoted as punishment - Whether the misconduct had been proven against her - Evidence adduced - Evaluation of - Effect of - Whether it had been a serious misconduct - Factors to consider - Whether the demotion order had been a proper exercise of the respondent company’s managerial powers
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