Constructive Dismissal: Do You Need To Say It?

Constructive Dismissal: Do You Need To Say It?

Constructive Dismissal: Do You Need To Say It? When an employee claims constructive dismissal (ie: where the employee is resigning due to the employer’s breach of contract) what must be said in the resignation letter? Does the employee have to use the words...
Case Spotlight: Walking Out During Suspension

Case Spotlight: Walking Out During Suspension

What happens when an employee “walks out” of their job when they are suspended pending investigations, because they feel they have been wrongly or unfairly accused of misconduct? When an employee does this, they will usually claim that they have been constructively...
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...
What is Constructive Dismissal?

What is Constructive Dismissal?

In Malaysia, the term “constructive dismissal” refers to an act of an employee in terminating his employment due to a breach of contract committed by the employer. The breach committed must have been so severe that it had altered the essential terms of an...