A Guide to The Employment Act and Its Related Legislations

A Guide to The Employment Act and Its Related Legislations

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by Martin Gabriel


This book examines key clauses of the Employment Act and its related legislations.

Written in clear and concise language, this book breaks down and interprets legal jargon for the laymen and allows them to gain a better understanding about employment law in Singapore and their rights and entitlements. Human-resource professionals will also find this book a handy resource that will sharpen their knowledge of the EA and its related legislations and allow them to apply that knowledge towards achieving corporate objectives.

This book includes:

  • New chapter on the Employment Claims Tribunal (ECT), including flowcharts of the claim process, reproduced with permission from the State Courts;
  • All updated laws (wef. 1 July 2017) pertaining to extended maternity benefits, paternity leave, shared parental leave, childcare benefits, and infant care & adoption leave;
  • New chapter on 17 Key Employment Terms and itemised payslip;
  • Retrenchment recommendations; and
  • Part-time employment regulations.

About the Author


Martin Gabriel began his career with the Ministry of Manpower, as an Inspector enforcing the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act. He gained a valuable understanding of labour regulations in his three years with the Ministry and the experience inspired him to forge a career in Human Resources after leaving the government service. He is also the author of two other Human Resource books.

Today, Martin has more than 23 years of experience as an HR practitioner. He is presently the Chairman and Founder of HRmatters21, an online HR interest group and vibrant forum where HR issues are discussed. He leads an HR community of over 3,000 members and provides regular HR-related advice and consultancy services to hundreds of companies in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia as a Senior HR Consultant/Advisor. He is also actively involved in the growth and development of HR in Singapore.

Martin’s experience also includes training. To date, over 6,000 HR personnel and managers from non-HR functions have attended his training programmes.

Martin holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a double major from the University of Tasmania and a Diploma in HRM.

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ISBN: 978-981-11-4200-0
Published: 2017
Dimension: 148mm x 210mm
Extent: 224
Finish: Paperback



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