AN EMPLOYEE WHO CHOOSES NOT TO ATTEND A DISCIPLINARY HEARING DOES SO AT HIS/HER OWN PERIL

Even if the employee has objections to the process and procedure, the employee is obliged to participate in the hearing in order to be able to raise an objection at a later stage.  In an interesting court case, Foschini Group v Maidi & Others in the Labour Appeal Court, employees were invited to a disciplinary hearing but had failed to attend.  The employees had initially objected to the presence of an initiator but they should [...]

2014-11-26T09:10:31+00:00 June 4th, 2012|