Barry Botha Breytenbach

Misconduct as a result of mental illness

In November 2013, the employee was charged with: Being absent for 17 days between 30 August and 5 November; Breaching the employer’s policy by failing to inform his manager of his absence; Insolence towards a superior; and Insubordination in that he refused to attend to a prisoner as instructed. The employee admitted all the transgressions, but defended his actions on the basis […]