Freedom of expression and keeping dismissal at bay

South Africa affords everyone the right to freedom of expression, however, The right to freedom of expression does not operate in a vacuum

The Constitutional Court restricts the use of derivative misconduct

Derivative misconduct: is where an employee who has knowledge of wrongdoing towards said employer fails to disclose such knowledge to their employer.

The NQF Amendment Act & Fraudulent Qualifications

Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law the NQF Amendment Act 12 of 2019 to help comabt Fraudulent Qualifications in the workplace.

Disciplinary charges are not criminal charges LAC confirms

Employers’ disciplinary processes and procedures are often steeped in formalism and contain elements of a criminal prosecution

The Labour Court disposes of another hopeless case

On 17 October 2019 the Labour Court was faced with yet another hopeless case, although on this occasion the offending party was the employer.

Compensation awarded by Labour Court to employer

Compensation awarded by Labour Court to employer after unprotected strike. In this matter, the unprotected strike resulted in the manager being assaulted.