When an employee intentionally deceives their employer by lying about or concealing their past criminal record, the repercussions can be far-reaching and detrimental to both the employee and the employer. […]
Most employers’ disciplinary procedures and codes do not allow for legal representation. Generally, either the notice to attend a disciplinary inquiry will expressly state that no outside representation is permitted,
Maintaining a balanced and harmonious workplace can constantly challenge many organisations. Accountability is critical, and disciplinary inquiries are vital in addressing misconduct, upholding ethical standards, and preserving trust within a
On 25 October 2023, Deputy Judge President Sutherland handed down the judgment of Van Wyk and Others v Minister of Employment and Labour  ZAGPJHC 1213. This judgment fundamentally changes
The Employment Equity amendment bill has not been proclaimed yet, designated employers below 50 Employees are still obligated to comply.
The Employment Equity amendment bill was anticipated to take effect from the 1st of September 2023, but the president has not yet proclaimed the effective date. One of the effects
In the year 2023, AI has taken the world by storm. People all over the globe have started to dabble in this new playground using one tool or another. From
One of the most serious offences committed in the workplace is physical assault. Although there might be certain justifiable defences for this type of misconduct, for example, provocation or self-defence,