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Under normal circumstances disciplinary action will be applied progressively. This implies that repeated similar or related offences may result in more serious disciplinary action. However, it is important to note that depending on the nature and seriousness of the transgression, it is possible that a first transgression can result in serious disciplinary action.

 

 

Validity duration of warnings

The following may serve as guidelines:

  • A verbal warning will usually be valid for three months.
  • Written warnings will usually be valid for a period of six months.
  • At the expiry of warnings, the warning must be removed from the employee's personnel records

 
 

Employee rights towards disciplinary procedure.

Amongst others employee's has the right to:

  • Be informed about an investigation if he/she is the subject thereof and that the results may be issued in the disciplinary enquiry.
  • Access to documents produced in evidence;
  • A fair hearing;
  • Be represented;
  • Be heard, in terms to lead evidence etc.;
  • Call witnesses;
  • Cross- examine witnesses;
  • An interpreter, if necessary;
  • Written reasons for decisions;
  • Plead in mitigation;
  • Appeal in terms of the internal remedies.

 
 

Employer rights towards disciplinary procedure.

Amongst others the employer has the right to:

  • Discipline employees.
  • Suspend employees.
  • Appoint a Chairperson and Initiator.
  • Lead evidence.
  • Call witnesses.
  • Cross-examine witnesses.
  • Argue aggravating circumstances.
  • Consider and impose an appropriate sanction.
  • Access to document produced in evidence.

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Managing Day to Day Issues/ Problem Employees Full day workshop

10 May 2018

Protea Hotel By Marriott Tyger Valley: Cape Town

The OHS Act and the Responsibilities of Management

11 May 2018

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

POPI: Protection of Personal Information Act

11 May 2018

Protea Hotel By Marriott Tyger Valley: Cape Town

11 May 2018

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

18 May 2018

Protea Hotel By Marriott Tyger Valley: Cape Town

How to prepare for your unfair dismissal dispute/case at the CCMA/Bargaining Council

24 & 25 May 2018

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

Health and Safety Representative Course

31 May 2018

Southern Sun/Tsogo Sun Hotel : Or Tambo International Airport

21 June 2018

Protea Hotel By Marriott Tyger Valley: Cape Town

B-BBEE / Transformation

31 May 2018

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

Skills Development Legislation and Review

06 June 2018

Emperors Palace: Convention Centre

08 June 2018

Protea Hotel By Marriott Tyger Valley: Cape Town

Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment Course

14 June 2018

Southern Sun/Tsogo Sun Hotel : Or Tambo International Airport

22 June 2018

Protea Hotel By Marriott Tyger Valley: Cape Town

 

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