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Employment Act & Employee Benefits for Local and Foreign Employees
20 August 2021
20 August 2021, Friday – In view of the recent changes to the Employment Act, this webinar covers the updated changes, including insurance and claims benefit and the recent addition of benefits for employees during this pandemic.
To help our members better understand Employment Act & Employee Benefits for Local and Foreign Employees, ASPRI organised a webinar which covered its purpose and how it helps to understand the various benefits and Employment Act. The webinar was led Mr David Shanmugam, Counsel of Netto & Magin LLC and Ms Summer Foo, Financial Service Consultant of AIA Singapore. To view the webinar slides, please click on the links below.
Mr Shanmugam started off by mentioning the various benefits employees should get under the Contract of Service, which includes annual & medical leaves and basic medical benefits. He also added on a few scenarios for Termination of Service, such as employers cannot reject one’s resignation notice. Finally, he touched on a few guidelines on the dismissal grounds and what employers should be aware of.
Next, Ms Foo presented on the various employee benefits for both local and foreign employees, such as implementing basic insurance care for them. She also covered certain insurance companies allow teleconsultation when one is sick. She also introduced for those that are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, will have a quicker access route to the General Practitioners (GP).
The Association would like to once again thank our members who attended today’s webinar and we look forward to seeing everyone in future events. To re-watch the webinar, please click here.