Abscondment is all too common in the workplace. For instance, an employee goes on leave or even lunch and doesn't come back to work. And you even get the impression he doesn't intend to return. But don't be fooled. It's not that easy to deal with abscondment. One wrong move could land you at the CCMA. Make sure you're on the right side of labour law. Read on to discover how the CCMA has dealt with... ››› more
So, one of your employees hasn't come to work for a week. She hasn't contacted you, and you can't even get hold of her.
All in all, you have no idea what's happening with her, and are uncertain if she'll even come back to work.
What do you do now?
Well, before taking any hasty actions, take note of what happened, in the following 3 cases, with regard to abscondment, and see what you can l... ››› more
If an employee stays away from work for a while, you can't simply assume he isn't coming back.
There's a process to follow. And if you don't do it right, the employee could see you at the CCMA and win!
So take note of these eight steps to follow when dealing with abscondment:
1. Know what abscondment is
Abscondment is when an employee is away from work for such a long time that ... ››› more
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