This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 19 October 2022 by Ms Carolyn Ng and Mr Naveen Joshua and moderated by Mr Ryan Cheong. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.


Forced resignation and constructive dismissal are often confused. While both result in a loss of employment, it is important to correctly identify the claim before initiating or defending the claim at the Industrial Court.

Talk points:

  • Differences between forced resignation and constructive dismissal
  • Case studies on forced resignation
  • Case studies on constructive dismissal
  • How to avoid claims for forced resignation and constructive dismissal

Speakers: Carolyn Ng (Associate) and Naveen Joshua (Senior Associate)

Moderator: Ryan Cheong (Associate)

A copy of the talk slides in PDF format is available for download here.

Forced Resignation vs Constructive Dismissal

1 December, 2022


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