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27/03/2008 14:27:18
Re: Outsourcing

My company will be outsourcing the IT Department in Jun. I would appreciate it if you can assist me with the below questions: -

1. The new vendor who will be taking over the department will be offering a new contract of service to the employees in the IT department which will override the existing contract. How long a period is allowed/given under the Labour Law to the employees to sign the new contract of service?
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KL Siew
27/03/2008 16:01:18
I don't know if there is any provision for certain period for employees to sign the new contracts. Are the terms and conditions as good as those of the previous employer? Please read the Employment (Termination and Lay-off Benefits)Regulations 1980 or at You may find some info there. You may also consult the nearby Labour Department.
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27/03/2008 16:39:32
Thank you for you prompt advice.
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