Posts tagged with ‘case law’

  • The employers guide to: Discovery during disciplinary hearings

    It is common cause that the employer, as a general rule, does not have a duty to discover certain documents…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Misconduct during a disciplinary hearing – what now?

    Can an employee be dismissed for serious misconduct committed during a disciplinary hearing? A case study: The Labour Appeal Court…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • The importance of having a social media policy in the workplace

    With the explosion of social media, challenging obligations and responsibilities can be created. Employees can express themselves about literally anything,…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • The employers guide to: Alcohol and narcotics in the workplace

    Many employers are faced with the problem of employees consuming drugs or alcohol at the workplace while on duty, or…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • The employers guide to: ill health incapacity

    First – what is ill health incapacity? Incapacity due to ill health refers to a situation where an employee is…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Can an employee withdraw their resignation?

    Resignation is topic that often repeats itself. Employers often want to know – can an employee withdraw their resignation? Disciplinary…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Using a General Incapacity Procedure – a practical illustration

    General incapacity has become a big discussion point in all relevant forums as the term ‘general incapacity’ is not specified…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Expired or lapsed warnings when applying progressive discipline

    The South African Labour author John Grogan states that employees have an obligation to provide the employer with their labour,…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Protecting your employees against Sexual Harassment

    As an employer you have a duty to ensure a safe working environment for your employees – this includes protecting…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Die Verbruikerbeskermingswet in praktyk – ‘n gevallestudie

    Artikel 61 van die Verbruikerbeskermingswet 68 van 2008 (VBW) wat oor streng aanspreeklikheid handel vorm die kern van hierdie aangeleentheid…

    by Chante Hobbs