Your employee's dismissal MUST be substantively fair.
What is substantive fairness?
Substantive fairness means there's a fair or valid reason for you to dismiss an employee.
Is there a way to ensure dismissal is substantively fair?
Use this checklist to make sure you follow the rules of substantive fairness before you dismiss an employee
The Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service says if you answer 'yes' to all of the above, your dismissal is substantively fair.
If you answered 'no' to any of these questions, the Loose Leaf Service recommends you follow these five rules to make sure the dismissal's fair.
Use these five rules to make sure your employee's dismissal is substantively fair
The bottom line: Your employee's dismissal must be substantively fair. If it's not, you could find yourself with a labour dispute on your hands. Make sure this isn't the case by following the procedures outlined above.
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