Join us on Wednesday 15 February at 16h30 for a short hybrid webinar on Labour Law and Misconduct. This is a great opportunity for attorneys, labour consultants and human resource specialists to learn the basics, and have a drink with us afterward to network, or pick our brains. We welcome you to join us at our offices in Sandton, Cape Town or Durban, or online, and invite your colleagues to join as well.
The objective of this session is to help employment law stakeholders (attorneys, labour consultants and human resource specialists) to gain critical skills required in their capacities in respect of identifying misconduct, the treatment and investigation of misconduct together with their role in disciplinary enquiries.
By the end of this course, attendees should be able to identify misconduct, gain critical skills on how to charge employees, lead evidence during a disciplinary enquiry and properly treat misconduct from investigation to completion of each respective case.
1. The rights and duties of employee and employer
The basis of the employment relationship
Duties of an employer and employee
Discipline as the duty of the employer
2. Type of rules and particular offences
Types of rules
Enforceability of rules
Disciplinary code and procedure
Drafting a disciplinary charge
3. The rules of evidence
Viva Voce evidence
The hearsay evidence rule
Evaluation of evidence: Balance of probabilities
The issue of entrapment and polygraphs
4. Disciplinary Sanctions
Automatically unfair dismissals
5. The Substantive and procedural fairness of a disciplinary hearing
Specific procedural requirements
How to deal with issues of (postponement, objections, walks outs and request for outside representation)
Consequences of unfair dismissal
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