Archive for Mar 2020

Disciplinary Hearings: The Correct Procedure

When considering disciplinary steps against an employee, the employer should apply the principle of progressive discipline. In other words: a verbal warning, written warning and then final written warning followed by a disciplinary hearing, if warranted. In our next article we explain the procedure that should be followed in order to correctly discipline an employee…

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THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT HAS THE FINAL SAY ON, OFTEN PESKY, TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT SERVICE PROVIDERS (AKA LABOUR BROKERS)

Before the recent defining case of Assign Services (Pty) Limited and National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, labour brokers and their Client Companies under S198A (3)(b) specifically of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) as amended in 2014, had uncertainty regarding who the actual Employer was of workers employed by the broker initially. In other…

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