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Deviations from Disciplinary Codes

The Labour Court recently had the opportunity to determine whether a deviation from an employers’ disciplinary code renders the subsequent disciplinary proceedings unfair. In Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union and others vs South African... read more

Retrenchment based on Poor Performance

But what if an employer wants to retrench the poor performers and keep the star performers. Would the inclusion of performance appraisals be fair in the circumstances when selecting employees for retrenchment? The courts recently had the opportunity to revisit the... read more