CASE HIGHTLIGHTS

CLUB EMPLOYEES UNION PENINSULAR MALAYSIA v.
ROYAL SELANGOR GOLF CLUB
INDUSTRIAL COURT, KUALA LUMPUR
EDDIE YEO SOON CHYE, EMPLOYEES’ PANEL: SAMSUDIN USOP, EMPLOYERS’ PANEL: VETHAMUTHU R SAMY KANOO
AWARD NO. 1428 OF 2017 [CASE NO: 1/1-1694/16]
9 OCTOBER 2017

INDUSTRIAL COURT: Jurisdiction – Whether the IC had the jurisdiction to vary its own order made under s. 56(2) of the Act – Factors to consider – Effect of – What the union should have done – Industrial Relations Act 1967, ss. 33B(1), 56(1), 56(2), 56(2)(a)(i), (b) and (c) & 56(4)

A SANMUGAM ANNAMALAH & ANOR v. LIMKOKWING UNIVERSITY / LIMKOKWING UNIVERSITY OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY
INDUSTRIAL COURT, KUALA LUMPUR
DUNCAN SIKODOL
AWARD NO. 1516 OF 2017 [CASE NO: 17(15)(19)/4-750/12]
24 OCTOBER 2017

DISMISSAL: Notice of termination – Claimants terminated and appealing to the company to be allowed to resign – Whether their appeal to resign had superseded their termination letters – Whether their claim for unjust dismissal ought to be heard

INDUSTRIAL COURT: Jurisdiction – Whether the IC had the jurisdiction to hear this matter – Factors to consider – Whether the claimants had abandoned their claim for reinstatement – Evidence adduced – Effect of – Where the Industrial Court derives its jurisdiction from – Industrial Relations Act 1967, s. 20(3)