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  • 5 actions you simply CAN'T discipline
  • You'll more than likely have certain standards of conduct which you expect your employees to follow as they carry out their workplace activities. And if they were to break any of those standards, you would discipline them accordingly. Yes, discipline is an important workplace factor as it helps to ensure a harmonious working environment in which all employees can function at their best. But it'... ››› more
  • [19 April 2016]
  • Here are the 3 most important elements to include in your disciplinary policy
  • Discipline is a vital component towards ensuring order and harmony in your workplace. And that's why it's so important for you to have a disciplinary policy in place. Your disciplinary policy will set out the standards of conduct you expect from your employees, along with measures you'll take to address offences in the workplace. Here are the 3 most important elements to include in your disc... ››› more
  • [19 April 2016]
  • 3 Tips for dealing with workplace insolence and insubordination
  • Many employers still get very confused when it comes to dealing with insolence and insubordination in the workplace. This is perfectly understandable, as it really can be nightmare to understand. But that's only true if you don't know where to look! Here are 3 simple tips to help you effectively handle insolence and insubordination in the workplace... *****Advertisement***** Know t... ››› more
  • [19 April 2016]
  • Pass this 'Fairness Test' before dismissing an employee for misconduct
  • Do you want to dismiss an employee? And you probably have a few reasons you want to do this. And dismissal for misconduct could definitely be on that list of reasons. Wanting to dismiss an employee for misconduct basically means that you want to dismiss him because he's broken a company disciplinary rule, which he clearly knew about. Classic examples of misconduct include gross dishonesty... ››› more
  • [11 April 2016]
  • 3 Conditions you must meet to conduct a fair disciplinary hearing
  • Is there a particular employee in the workplace whose conduct has lead you to consider dismissal? If so, then must take caution! Because one little mistake the steps towards dismissing him can lead to your demise! When it comes to dismissal, one of the trickiest areas to deal with is the disciplinary hearing. In it, you have to show complete fairness. For example, you must give him a chan... ››› more
  • [11 April 2016]
  • 2 Points to be aware of before dismissing an employee for absenteeism
  • While your employees are entitled to a certain amount of sick leave within a given period, the fact of the matter is that it's often abused. This is bad as it disrupts you business's overall efficiency when it really shouldn't. And so if you really believe a particular employee is abusing the system, you may wish to dismiss him. But before taking any action, there are 2 points you need to... ››› more
  • [30 March 2016]
  • Can you dismiss a striking employee for 'operational' reasons?
  • It's common knowledge that it's harder to dismiss an employee on a protected strike than it is to dismiss one on an unprotected, or illegal, strike. In other words, the general understanding around protected strikes is that you can't dismiss an employee. But this isn't necessarily true in every sense... *****Advertisement***** Discover the essential components of a strike and effec... ››› more
  • [30 March 2016]
  • Unprotected strikes: Consider these 3 factors to ensure your dismissals are fair
  • Workers from the Johannesburg-based waste-management service, PIKITUP, have been on strike for about a month now. And despite: · the Labour Court ruling the strike as unprotected; · Two court interdicts requesting them to return to work; and · Notices of dismissal; they have remained unmoved. But it appears that enough is enough! As has been reported, those worke... ››› more
  • [29 March 2016]
  • What offences constitute misconduct?
  • A little while back, the media was jam-packed with reports about 2 SA celebrities getting into a physical fight in Ibiza. It was jealousy over a DJ that triggered the violent brawl. While this may be hot news for gossip columns, fighting at work is an offence that constitutes misconduct. But what exactly is misconduct? ***Brand new*** Dealing with employee misconduct swiftly and effecti... ››› more
  • [03 March 2016]
  • Yes! You CAN discipline an employee during his notice period. Heres what to do
  • So... You've issued charges against an employee for misconduct, but he leaves before (or even during) the disciplinary hearing without giving notice of his resignation. What can you do? Because your employee hasn't complied with the BCEA by giving notice, it's up to you to decide if you want to accept the termination on his terms. Some employers would leave it at that, only too happy to be... ››› more
  • [25 February 2016]
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