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Covid19: The Reality: Workplace Matters After Lockdown 

 

 

 This is a 3½ hour interactive online course. Delegates will receive the opportunity to ask questions throughout the course.   

 

 

 

10 June 2020 (09:00 - 12:30) Interactive Online Course

 

 

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Click here to download registration forms for 10 June 2020 (09:00 - 12:30) Interactive Online Course

 

 

 

Module 1: The period after lockdown – return to work

  • Stage of lockdown

  • Refusal to return to work, does it constitute misconduct?

  • Timekeeping and performance management – working from home.

  • Sick leave during lockdown

  • Precautionary isolation and payment

  • Compulsory isolation and payment

 

Module 2: How to deal with disciplinary and incapacity proceedings – uncompleted cases and new cases where people work from home

  • Procedural Fairness

  • Substantive Fairness

 

Module 3: Reduction of remuneration

  • Unilateral changes to employment conditions vs. work practice

  • Changes to benefits.

  • Annual leave and sick leave after lockdown / annual shutdown?

 

Module 4: The Risk Assessment and Covid -19 as an Injury on Duty

  • Stage of work

  • The risk profile

  • What about discrimination based on age or health?

  • What about the rest of the employees that cannot return to the workplace?

  • Who and how many may return to the workplace under stage 4

  • COVID as IOD

 

Module 5: Lockdown or partial closure, reduced working hours or days - must I pay my employees?

  • TERS (Temporary Employee Relief Scheme)

  • TERS calculation of benefit – the latest.

  • Annual leave paid out and the TERS benefit?

 

Module 6: Retrenchment the basics how to retrench employees fairly: A practical overview

  • Retrenchment during lockdown?

  • Large scale retrenchments vs small scale.

  • The joint consensus seeking process

  • Selection criteria

  • Consultation

  • Alternatives – Short time, Temporary Layoff, reduction in wages.

 

Module 7: The CCMA – latest

 

Price:  

  • R 1950-00 (incl. Vat) per delegate

  • Price include course material, draft policies and examples of the different procedures, certificates, legislation


 

For further information contact:

  • Hanlie or Peraldo (012) 661 3208

  • Fax: (012) 661 1411

  • mail 

 

Online Booking Form

 

Click here to download registration forms for 10 June 2020 (09:00 - 12:30) Interactive Online Course

 

 

 

 

 

Case Law Summaries and Articles

 

Can employees be dismissed for refusing to accept new terms and conditions of employment?

Can an employer dismiss employees because they refuse to agree to a change to their terms and conditions of employment? An initial answer may be, “yes”.

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Escape route: “Resignation with immediate effect”

The latest case in the ‘disciplining employees who have resigned with immediate effect’ saga has brought about more uncertainty as to whether an employee who resigns with immediate effect shortly before a disciplinary hearing can avoid disciplinary action and subsequent dismissal.

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Freedom of expression or incitement to commit an offence? A constitutional challenge

On 4 July 2019, the North Gauteng High Court handed down judgment in the case of The EFF and other v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and other (87638/2017 and 45666/2017) in which the EFF and Julius Malema (the applicants) sought to have s18(2)(b) of the Riotous Assemblies Act, No 17 of 1956 (Riotous Act) declared unconstitutional.

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Consolidated, comprehensive or general final written warnings

Regarding dismissal, according to the Code of Good Practice, “the courts have endorsed the concept of corrective or progressive discipline. This approach regards the purpose of discipline as a means for employees to know and understand what standards are required of them.

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Courses and Workshops

 

                   

 

COVID-19 Workplace Preparedness Health, Safety and Claims Management Course

01 & 02 June 2020 (2 x sessions 09:00 – 12:30) (Fully Booked)

Online Course

01 & 02 June 2020 (2 x sessions 13:00 – 16:30) (Fully Booked)

Online Course

04 & 05 June 2020 (2 x sessions 09:00 – 12:30) (Fully Booked)

Online Course

04 & 05 June 2020 (2 x sessions 13:00 – 16:30) (Fully Booked)

Online Course

08 & 09 June 2020 (2 x sessions 09:00 – 12:30) (Fully Booked)

Online Course

08 & 09 June 2020 (2 x sessions 13:00 – 16:30) (Fully Booked)

Online Course

11 & 12 June 2020 (2 x sessions 09:00 – 12:30) (Fully Booked)

Online Course

11 & 12 June 2020 (2 x sessions 13:00 – 16:30)

Online Course

Covid19: The Reality: Workplace Matters After Lockdown

10 June 2020 (09:00 - 12:30)

Interactive Online Course

Retrenchments

11 June 2020 (09:00 - 12:30)

Interactive Online Course

The OHS Act and the Responsibilities of Management

25 & 26 JUNE 2020 (2 x sessions 09:00 – 12:30)

Interactive Online Course

 

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