Discipline and Dismissal



SA Labour Guide Consulting

 SALG provide highly qualified and experienced Chairpersons - Contact us for a no obligation quotation for your next hearing

Monthly Retainers

After many requests, we have made a decision to also include smaller companies from 01 July 2017.


SALG assures you of the best possible services as we are committed to deliver the same excellent services that we currently provide for large corporations and JSE companies.


We render an additional service to small companies in that you assess their current contracts of employment, policies and procedures or compile procedures where necessary (included in the price).

For more information please contact André Claassen at (012) 661 3208 or



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Our Clients


Our clients include JSE listed companies and SMMEs.


Companies don’t sign contracts for our monthly retainers and can terminate the agreements without notice at any time.


Our practicing attorneys and highly qualified attorneys are available to assist you with support, advice, the chairing of disciplinary hearings, or individual consultations. 


Employers have the option to remain members of their current employers’ organisations or SALG can introduce you to a new organisation, this is included in our services.


We pride ourselves on fairness and consistency and provide the best legal support available; we are renowned for our excellent client services since 2001.


All-inclusive monthly retainer includes -

  • Unlimited Disciplinary hearings, advice and consultations at your premises

  • Chairing of Disciplinary Hearings includes; chairing, drafting of the report and recommendation

  • Poor Performance/ Incapacity Procedures

  • Retrenchment consultations

  • Representation at the CCMA/ Bargaining Councils including con/arb, conciliation and arbitration

  • Assistance with policies and procedures

  • Free contracts of employment

  • Telephone and online support (Office hours)

  • CCMA/ Bargaining Council Awards: Search over 500 000 awards

  • No traveling costs


Who will chair your disciplinary hearings?

  • Practicing attorneys and highly qualified and experience consultants will chair your hearings

  • We only make use of the best professionals, we pride ourselves with fairness and consistency


What makes this service different from competitors?

  • We only use practicing attorneys and highly qualified and experienced consultants

  • We have raised the bar in terms of qualified and experience consultants


What if I need support?

  • We provide free telephone and online advice

  • Disciplinary hearings, individual consultations and representation at the CCMA or Bargaining Councils

  • Hourly rates are not applicable for clients that are members and have monthly retainers with SALG


Contact us for a no obligation meeting

We will be able to provide more information and answer your questions.

  • Customise the services to the  specific needs of your company

  • André (012) 661 3208/


We are not satisfied with the service that we receive from your current employers’ organisation?

We pride ourselves with customer services


We are currently a member of an employer’s organisation; do we have to belong to SALG and the organisation?

SALG has agreements with a number of employers’ organisations, we will introduce you to a bona fide employers’ organisation, and this is included in our quoted rates.


Is SALG an employer’s organisation?

No, SALG is a private company, but have agreements with a number of bona fide employer’s organisations.


You may decide to remain a member of your current employers’ organisation or SALG can introduce you to an organisation; this is included in our quoted prices.


Please Note

  • Companies have to be members for 1 month before they can make use of these services. We are committed to assist with current and old disputes at reduced rates.

  • Representation at the Labour Court and Labour Appeal Court are the only exclusions.

  • SALG will, however ensure that you receive the best possible representation at the lowest cost.


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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




Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Course

22 August 2019 (Fully Booked)

Tsogo Sun: Century City: Cape Town

12 September 2019

Southern Sun: Maharani Towers: Durban

Employment Equity Committee Training

23 August 2019

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

29 August 2019 (Fully Booked)

Tsogo Sun: Century City: Cape Town

30 August 2019

Tsogo Sun: Century City: Cape Town

Shop Steward Training

28 August 2019

Emperors Palace Convention Centre

Basic Labour Relations

04 September 2019

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

The OHS Act and the Responsibilities of Management

13 September 2019

Southern Sun: Maharani Towers: Durban

19 September 2019

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre


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