May 24, 2022

Misconduct relating to depression – what constitutes unfair dismissal?

In a matter of Legal Aid South Africa v Jansen, the Labour Appeal Court had to decide whether the Employer’s decision to dismiss Mr Jansen, who was […]
November 19, 2021

Getting the facts straight in disciplinary hearing notices

When an employer institutes a disciplinary hearing against an employee, the employee is entitled to know and understand the nature of the charge(s) against him/her. As […]
September 13, 2021

Must employees disclose their vaccination status?

While employers cannot force their employees to be vaccinated, there are various grounds for dismissing employees who object, provided that the employer has conducted a thorough risk assessment to determine the need for vaccination. […]
March 1, 2021

Permanent VS Replacement employees

Reinstatement in terms of the s 193(2) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) According to s193(2) of the LRA, if it is found […]
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