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Myths around sexual harassment in the workplace

Myths around sexual harassment in the workplace

Our previous article talked about sexual harassment at year-end office functions and the possibility that there could be sexual harassment claims following such parties. While the rules around...

Common mistakes when disciplining an employee

Common mistakes when disciplining an employee

There are generally four mistakes that employers make when they discipline an employee. What are they? Let's consider the following scenario: Can you spot the mistakes in this example? Donna is...

Proper classification of misconduct

Proper classification of misconduct

If misconduct, or the allegation, is not properly classified or described in the notice to attend a disciplinary hearing, it may cause problems for the employer should the employee refer an unfair...

Dismissed employee returns

Employee turns up for work after being dismissed for abscondment / desertion Firstly, we need to remind readers that about a month ago we posted an article on the difference between abscondment and...

Employees refusing to work overtime

On many occassions employers require employees to work overtime due to an increase in production, to meet order deadlines, etc. or due to various other operational requirements. On many occassions...

What is Constructive Dismissal?

What is Constructive Dismissal?

Questions are often asked around constructive dismissal. What is it? The basics are that constructive dismissal may be defined as “a situation in the workplace, which has been created by the...

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