What Exactly Is Emergency Leave?

What Exactly Is Emergency Leave?

Although employees may be entitled to a certain amount of annual leave, they do not have the discretion to go on leave at any time of their choosing and must ordinarily apply for leave in advance for their employers’ approval. This is to ensure that employers are able...
Ending A Marriage

Ending A Marriage

The choice to end a troubled marriage can leave parties hurt and vulnerable. However, it does not need to be a messy affair. A joint petition/uncontested divorce is usually pursued when both parties to a marriage can amicably establish an agreement on the terms of...
Forms of Sexual Harassment

Forms of Sexual Harassment

Brickfields Asia College (“BAC”) recently made headlines for the wrong reasons after one of its students posted a “rape joke” in a private Whatsapp group. The matter went viral after a screenshot of the conversation made its way to the target of the rape joke, and she...
Unemployed Mothers and Custody of Children

Unemployed Mothers and Custody of Children

Imagine this: A mother of two young children aged 2 and 5 wants to leave her husband but is worried about who would be entitled to custody of her children. She worries that the Court would not grant her custody of her children as she is a housewife and unemployed. Are...