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PETTY THEFT? A THIEVING EMPLOYEE ALWAYS BREAKS THE TRUST RELATIONSHIP

By all accounts, theft by an employee causes irreparable harm to the trust relationship and confidence between the employer and employee. In such cases, it would be fair to dismiss a thieving employee. Miyambo v Commission for Conciliation, Mediation & Arbitration & others In Miyambo v Commission for Conciliation, Mediation & Arbitration & others, an

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Guidelines on Mandatory Vaccination Policies

On 11 June 2021, the Department of Employment and Labour issued an updated occupational health and safety directive which, among other things, permits an employer to implement a mandatory workplace vaccination policy subject to specific guidelines. Despite this recent update, employers are cautioned to ensure that they do not infringe upon an employee’s constitutional right

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CAN SUSPENSION LEAD TO AN UNFAIR LABOUR PRACTICE?

Employees are often placed on suspension pending a disciplinary inquiry. A suspension allows the employer to investigate the suspected or alleged misconduct and to decide whether disciplinary action should be taken against the employee. Employees are often also placed on suspension as employers fear that they would interfere with the smooth running of such an

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PLANNING ON TAKING DISCIPLINARY ACTION? DO NOT DELAY THE PROCESS UNREASONABLY LONG..

Employers may find themselves in situations where discipline can only be instituted sometime after the fact due to various reasons such as information pertaining to the employee’s misconduct coming to light at a later stage or due to the length of an investigation into such misconduct. The question however remains, how long after the fact

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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AS A BEE ELEMENT

A large number of companies underestimate the potential of skills development and the positive impact that it can have on their business, especially if you have to spend on the Skills development Element for BEE purposes. We at Invictus understand the necessity of a decent BEE score and the enormous cost that can be incurred

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COVID -19 POLICY

[Please take note that this is merely an example that can be used by an Employer in respect of Employee’s working from home due to the COVID-19 Virus. Please take note that Invictus Group (Pty) Ltd will not be liable in any way in connection with the usuage thereof, and the use thereof is strictly

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