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The growing tensions in labour relations against the current economic background have led companies to make decisions such as staff termination, early retirement, and re-hiring of retired employees. It is essential that companies deal with these matters effectively in accordance with the laws in Hong Kong. This workshop provides useful and practical advices on this important topic.

Outline:
1. Handling Staff Resignation: Notification and confirmation; notice periods, shortening or extending notice period; managing leave balance; handling sudden departures.

2. Termination of Employment by Prior Notice or Payment in Lieu of Notice: When should this be applied; calculation of payment-in-lieu; statutory protection for employees during sickness, injury or pregnancy.

3. Calculation of Terminal Payments: Payment-in-lieu, leave pay, end of year payment, severance payment, long service payment; Offsetting against accrued MPF, and the impending cancellation of this offsetting.

4. Summary Dismissal: The lawful grounds for summary dismissal; procedures and prevention of risks that might arise.

5. Redundancy: Implementing redundancy exercise fairly and lawfully; statutory protection for employees during sickness, injury or pregnancy; re-employment of laid-off staffs; and calculation of years of service.

6. Retirement and Re-employment: Supporting employees to a smooth retirement; calculating retirement benefits,re-employment of retirees,calculation of service period.

Speaker(s) Cammy Liu, General Manager, Manchester Training & Consultancy Institute
Cammy was a trainer with the Civil Service Training & Development Institute ("CSTDI") and later joined the Equal Opportunities Commission as a Senior Training Consultant. She has delivered programmes on topics covering the Employment Ordinance, Employee Compensation Ordinance, Equal Opportunities Ordinance and Personal (Data) Privacy Ordinance to many major organizations in Hong Kong, including Bank of China, Ocean Park, CSTDI, Housing Authority, HKCEC and Cable TV.
Language Cantonese
Date and Time 2019/10/30 09:30 to 17:00
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Kelly Leung
Tel: 2823 1239
Email: kelly@chamber.org.hk
Fee Members @ HK$1,600 / Non-Members @ HK$2,100
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
Notes - Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of payment, on a first come first served basis.
- Booking transfer is allowed for corporate members with advanced notice, walk-ins are normally not accepted.
- The Chamber reserves the right to decline any booking or cancel the event. In such case, a full refund of the participation fee will be issued.
- No refund will be made for last minute cancellations or no-shows. If the booking is cancelled at least 7 days before the event, and in such cases the refund will be subjected to a 10% administration fee, or HK$100 deduction, whichever is higher.
- Members paying with their BOC HKGCC Visa Card will enjoy a 30% discount on their reservation. The discount is only applicable to the card holder, and does not extend to their guests. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with Chamber Coupons.
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