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Away for the Holidays

As you savour your well-deserved holiday following a busy year, the last thing you want is to cut your vacation short to travel back for a CCMA matter. The good news is that the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (CCMA) recognises the need for flexibility and has embraced digital platforms to facilitate proceedings even [...]

2023-12-08T13:02:04+02:00December 8th, 2023|Theme|Comments Off on Away for the Holidays

The effect of resignation prior to a disciplinary hearing

An employee has the right to resign and tender his or her resignation at any time, provided that the resignation does not place the employee in breach of contract.   An employee who resigns in order to avoid a disciplinary hearing from taking place must remember that upon tendering a letter of resignation, the contract [...]

2020-02-07T10:01:52+02:00February 7th, 2020|Resignation|Comments Off on The effect of resignation prior to a disciplinary hearing

It was an accident!?……. Negligence in the workplace

A machine at the workplace has broken down, it is at a standstill and production has stopped. The employee operating the machine has pulled up his shoulders and offering an explanation in the line of “maybe the machine is old; maybe it is worn”.   On further investigation, the mechanic indicates that the machine has [...]

2020-01-10T09:11:24+02:00January 10th, 2020|General|Comments Off on It was an accident!?……. Negligence in the workplace
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