This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 15 September 2021 by Mr Naveen Joshua, Ms Jasmine Wong and moderated by Mr Wong Chee En. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.

Many companies are experiencing severe cash flow difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns imposed by the government. In order to survive, employers may be forced to retrench their employees as they restructure their businesses to adapt to the current economic crisis. Join us for this online talk in which our speakers will explain what needs to be considered by employers in a retrenchment exercise and the court’s approach in deciding whether the retrenchment exercises amount to unfair dismissal.

Talk points:
● Understanding retrenchment
● Retrenchment process done properly
● Process flaws resulting in unfair dismissal
● Court’s approach to retrenchment

Speakers: Naveen Joshua (Associate) and Jasmine Wong (Associate)

Moderator: Wong Chee En (Associate)

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

The Do’s and Don’ts of Retrenchment

28 September, 2021


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