Strikes can cause havoc in the work place and strain the relationship between employers and employees. Sometimes they are legal and the outcome of not reaching consensus on a dispute. Sometimes they are illegal and the result of impatience on the part of the employees. But all too often, strikes can become emotional for both parties.
Negligence as a Disciplinary Issue
Negligence is defined as the failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances; or the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern (Farlex, Princeton University). According to Oxford Dictionary, it is the “failure to take proper care over something.” Negligence in an employee is frustrating at best […]
Legal Representation NOW ALLOWED at CCMA
The High Court in Pretoria has declared a CCMA rule barring legal representation for employees during arbitration as unconstitutional, the Law Society of SA said on Wednesday, 17 October 2012. Rule 25(1)(c) allowed legal representation in all arbitration’s except where they concerned dismissals for misconduct or incapacity. Such an employee was not allowed legal representation […]