The Employment Act Workshop

The Employment Act Workshop

This quiz is designed for the 2-day 'The Employment Act' Workshop


There are 10 questions in this quiz and you are recommended to complete it in 12 minutes.  Please consider signing up for this 2-day workshop if you score 6 points and below.

Q1. The Employment Act (EA) protects Singaporeans and SPR (Singapore Permanent Residence) only while the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (EFMA) covers foreigners working in Singapore.
Q2. June works as an Assistant Accounts Executive in your organization and she earns a basic salary of S$2,450 per month. Accordingly, June is entitled to overtime pay under the Employment Act. Is this statement correct?
Q3. Mr. Lim, an employee receives an employment contract with a probation period of 12 months. Is such a probation clause in Mr. Lim’s employment contract legally acceptable under the Employment Act?
Q4. The Annual Wage Supplement (AWS), i.e., the 13th month bonus, cannot exceed one month’s of the employees’ basic salary. If an employer pay an AWS exceeding one month of any employee’s basic salary, it is considered an offence under the employment law. True or False?
Q5. As a company’s driver, John was caught for speeding as he rushed to submit a tender document on behalf of the company. Consequently, the company received a fine of S$400. As the vehicle was registered under the company’s name, the company had to pay up the fine and subsequently deducted the amount of S$200 from John’s salary. Is this practice of salary deduction acceptable under the Employment Act?
Q6. Jessica is a Manager heading your company’s Administration Department managing two Administrative Assistants (AA). Jessica’s monthly basic salary is S$4,200. Is Jessica currently covered by the Employment Act?
Q7. Upon successful negotiation, Mary, a receptionist is offered monthly basic salary of S$1600. She requested the HR to give her one (1) day in lieu of monetary payment for overtime work. Mary even suggests to sign an additional document indicating that it is her own will for such as request. Are these arrangements legally acceptable?
Q8. Amy is a Purchasing Assistant earning a basic salary of S$2,200. On a particular Sunday which was also her rest day, she was requested by her company to return to office to complete an urgent paper work. According to the Employment Act, she should be paid 2 times of her daily rate. Is this computation correct?
Q9. Alex is a fresh Diploma graduate who has just being offered a job with the designation of ‘Management Trainee’ in your organization and his monthly basic salary is S$2,600. Is Alex is entitled to overtime pay?
Q10. Being offered the role of Executive Secretary to the CEO and earning a basic salary of S$4,000 per month, Sheila’s letter of employment specifically reflects an entitlement to paid leave of 18 days per year. The employment letter further adds that she is not allowed to apply for annual leave during probation. Is this clause/practice legally correct?
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