Archive for June 2019

Misconduct outside the workplace

We have all heard the stories of employees entertaining an important client after hours and then having had “a few too many” or the dispute that arose at work but which escalated to violence after working hours at a spot far from the workplace. The question that arises next is whether these employees can be…

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Cannabis is legal now, so why does my Employer have an issue?

Whilst our law regarding cannabis changed during last year when the Constitutional Court legalized the private use of cannabis, some Employees seem to have erroneously understood that to mean that they should be exempt from disciplinary action by their Employer, if they test positive for cannabis after using it privately, in other words before or…

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