Can Your Employer Reduce Your Salary?

Can Your Employer Reduce Your Salary?

The thought of having one’s salary reduced by an employer is often a difficult pill to swallow. In the business landscape, salary reductions are often attributed to either a demotion or the declining financial performance of the company.  However, are employee salary...
Case Spotlight: Fired for Facebook Comments

Case Spotlight: Fired for Facebook Comments

Should an employee be held accountable for postings made on their personal Facebook account? The recent Industrial Court case of Roslan Ayob v Parkroyal Penang Resort & Ors [Award No. 444 of 2018, 27 February 2018] deals with this issue. Brief Facts The employee...
Background Checks on Employees

Background Checks on Employees

Tales of errant employees are not unheard of. We are dealing with people after all; it is a fact of life to be faced with a diversity of characters and personalities, both good and bad. In ordinary interactions, individuals can just walk away and avoid dealing with...