Substantive Fairness




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Covid19: The Reality: Workplace Matters After Lockdown 


 This is a 5 hour interactive online course. Delegates will receive the opportunity to ask questions throughout the course.   



 26 August 2020 (09:00 - 14:00) Interactive Online Course



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Module 1: The period after lockdown – return to work

  • 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: COVID-19 as an occupational disease and occupational exposure risk

  • Aim and purpose of the COIDA

  • The main objective of the COIDA

  • The Compensation Commissioner; the Compensation Fund and Licensees

  • Protection of employers against claims from employees and dependants

  • Categories of persons are entitled to compensation

  • COVID-19 as Occupational Disease

  • Diagnosis Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

  • Occupational Exposure Risk Classification

  • Benefits, reporting and correct claims processing


Module 5: Guidelines for symptom monitoring and management of COVID-19

  • Recommended procedure

  • Self-monitoring for symptoms

  • Management of workers towards COVID-19

  • Guidance on vulnerable employees and workplace accommodation in relation to COVID-19

  • Who is a vulnerable employee in the context of COVID-19?

  • Identifying vulnerable employees and major categories

  • Assessing a vulnerable employee

  • Protecting and managing vulnerable employees in the workplace


Module 6: Retrenchments: 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



  • R 1950 (incl. Vat) per delegate

  • Price include course material, certificates


For further information contact:

  • Peraldo or Hanlie at telephone: (012) 661 3208 or (012) 661 1411


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