Drug and Alcohol Abuse at the Workplace

Drug and Alcohol Abuse at the Workplace

What are some of the issues that could arise when there is alcohol/drug use at the workplace? Drug or alcohol abuse in the workplace may result in: mistakes, accidents and injuries damage to workplace equipment absenteeism a decrease in productivity reputational...
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...
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...