IELC Employment Webinar Series: Employment Act – Latest Amendments 2022

5 Sep 2022 - Mon / 1 day / 3:30pm - 5:00pm / Zoom

The webinar will cover the following issues:
• Significance of the amendments made to the First Schedule of the Employment Act 1955;
• Maternity and paternity rights, and the removal of restrictions against female employees;
• FWA and reduction of normal working hours; and
• The efficacy of proposed measures against sexual harassment.

Member: RM 20
Pupil in Chambers: RM 10
Non-Member: RM 60
Organisers: Bar Council

CPD Points: 1
Event Code:


The Bar Council Industrial Employment Law Committee (“IELC”) is organising a webinar series on employment law. The first of this webinar series entitled “Employment Act 1955: Latest Amendments for 2022” will look at the major amendments to the Employment Act 1955, which will come into force on 1 Sept 2022. Find out about the effects of the amendments on flexible work arrangements (“FWA”), long-awaited changes to employees’ maternity and paternity rights, and enhanced protection against discrimination and sexual harassment, amongst others.


Amardeep Singh Toor

Amardeep Singh Toor handles both litigation and advisory matters on all aspects of employment and industrial relations law. He also advises corporate clients on immigration laws and on management of their foreign workers and expatriates, as well as employment-related tax laws in Malaysia. He has contributed several articles to the Industrial Law Reports published by CLJ (formerly The Malaysian Current Law Journal). Amardeep was recognised as a “Next Generation Partner” in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 rankings in the field of labour and employment, and recommended by The Legal 500 for immigration law and the management of foreign workers. Amardeep was recently recognised as a “Rising Star” in the Asian Legal Business (Malaysia) 2022. A graduate of the University of the West of England, Bristol, and a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, Amardeep was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2012. He was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2013.

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