CASE HIGHTLIGHTS

AFIFI HAJI HASSAN v. NORMAN DISNEY & YOUNG SDN BHD
INDUSTRIAL COURT, KUALA LUMPUR
RAJENDRAN NAYAGAM
AWARD NO. 1452 OF 2018 [CASE NO: 23(13)/4-204/12]
28 JUNE 2018

DISMISSAL: Misconduct – Whether the claimant’s action of filing a windingup petition against the company had constituted serious misconduct which had justified his dismissal – Factors to consider – Impact of the winding-up petition on the company – Whether the company had been justified in dismissing him – Claimant’s duty of fidelity towards the company – Whether by his actions, he had been in breach of it – Factors to consider – Effect of – Whether dismissal without just cause and excuse

INDUSTRIAL COURT: Jurisdiction – Threshold jurisdiction – Whether possessed by the Industrial Court – Factors to consider – Effect of – Whether the claimant by filing the winding-up petition against the company had ceased to be a workman under s. 2 of the Industrial Relations Act 1967 – Effect of – Industrial Relations Act 1967, s. 2

INDUSTRIAL COURT: Remedies – Compensation – Whether monetary compensation could be awarded to the claimant when reinstatement had not been available to him – Evaluation of the case law – Effect of

INDUSTRIAL COURT: Remedies – Reinstatement – Whether the primary remedy of reinstatement had been available to the claimant when the company had been in liquidation – Effect of


AZLINDA ADELI lwn. BARKATH STORES/ BARKATH MANAGEMENT SERVICES
MAHKAMAH PERUSAHAAN, PULAU PINANG
MARIANI GHANI
AWARD NO. 1988 TAHUN 2018 [NO. KES: 18/4-1565/16]
20 OGOS 2018

KETERANGAN: Keterangan dokumentari – Sama ada YM merupakan seorang pekerja syarikat responden – Faktor-faktor yang harus diambil kira – Keterangan yang dikemukakan – Kesannya – Sama ada terdapat hubungan majikan-pekerja antara syarikat responden dengan YM – Faktor-faktor yang harus diambil kira – Kesannya – Sama ada YM telah dibuang kerja oleh syarikat responden – Sama ada pembuangan kerjanya telah dilakukan secara adil dan bersebab – Akta Perhubungan Perusahaan 1967, s. 2

KONTRAK PEKERJAAN: Kewujudan – Tiada kontrak perkhidmatan antara YM dengan syarikat responden – Sama ada wujud hubungan majikan-pekerja antara syarikat responden dengan YM – Faktor-faktor yang harus diambil kira – Kesannya – Sama ada kontrak pekerjaan boleh wujud secara tersirat – Akta Perhubungan Perusahaan 1967, s. 2

MAHKAMAH PERUSAHAAN: Remedi – Pampasan – Exemplary damages – Sama ada sesuai diawardkan – Keterangan yang dikemukakan – Kelakuan dan tindakan syarikat responden terhadap YM – Sama ada perbuatan syarikat responden terhadap YM perlu dijadikan contoh kepada syarikat lain supaya lebih bertanggungjawab dalam tindakannya kepada pekerjanya

PEMBUANGAN KERJA: Pembuangan kerja secara konstruktif – Perpindahan – Tawaran untuk – Sama ada tawaran perpindahan jawatan YM kepada jawatan baru merupakan satu penurunan jawatan – Keterangan yang dikemukakan – Kesannya – Sama ada berjaya dibuktikan oleh YM terhadap syarikat responden – Sama ada beliau telah diberhentikan kerja secara konstruktif