Wednesday, 13 December 2023

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Absenteeism and Abuse of Annual and Medical Leave

About this talk

Employee absenteeism and abuse of annual and medical leave are common problems faced by employers. This talk will explain the law on absenteeism and annual and medical leave, before exploring what sanctions employers may impose on employees in response to absenteeism, going on annual leave without prior approval, and abuse of medical leave. Practical tips will be provided to help employers avoid and deal with these issues more effectively.

The talk will be delivered over video conference using You can either view the talk from your web browser or download the Zoom app.

Talk Points

  • Employment Law on Absenteeism
  • Requirement for Annual Leave Approval
  • Employee’s Abuse of Medical Leave
  • Practical Tips for Employers


  • John Chan, Partner, Dispute Resolution Practice Group
  • Jasmine Wee, Associate, Dispute Resolution Practice Group
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