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Can staff be dismissed for disregarding Covid-19 protocol after hours?
Can staff be dismissed for disregarding Covid-19 protocol after hours?Article

Employers are within their rights to discipline employees who flout Covid-19 regulations outside of work, which could even result in dismissals...

24 Mar 2021

"Life is like a box of chocolates" - you never know when you are going to get (fairly) dismissed
"Life is like a box of chocolates" - you never know when you are going to get (fairly) dismissedArticle

This is the jurisprudentially inspired story of Yoliswa Euphemia Maluleke who was dismissed by her erstwhile employer, Pick & Pay, after 24 years of service on the grounds of having committed various nefarious acts in respect of three boxes of milk chocolates gifted to her and another employee...

Dr. Johannes Jacobus van der Walt 12 Oct 2020

Resignation with immediate effect - separate rulings confuse the matter
Resignation with immediate effect - separate rulings confuse the matterArticle

It is trite law that certain prescribed periods of notice become applicable upon termination of any employment relationship between an employer and an employee...

Sandile Tom 2 Dec 2019

Why Ghana's plans to reform its legal profession are flawed
Why Ghana's plans to reform its legal profession are flawedArticle

The way Ghana produces lawyers is in a confused state. And it's beginning to be felt in the legal profession in general...

Clement Kojo Akapame 29 Oct 2019

Can you still discipline an employee after they resign with immediate effect?
Can you still discipline an employee after they resign with immediate effect?Article

Employees often resign with immediate effect when facing disciplinary action, leaving employers unsure of whether they can continue with an intended disciplinary action...

Lizle Louw and Dumisani Ndiweni 1 Jul 2019

Suspended Sars commissioner, Tom Moyane
President studying Sars commission reportArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has received an interim report from the commission of inquiry into tax administration and governance by the South African Revenue Service (Sars).

17 Oct 2018

When is hearsay evidence enough in a labour dispute case?
When is hearsay evidence enough in a labour dispute case?Article

The Labour Court in South Africa was recently tasked with considering the weight that should be attached to the transcribed record of an internal disciplinary hearing...

Lauren Salt and JJ van der Walt 4 Jul 2018

New presiding officer appointed for Moyane's disciplinary inquiry
New presiding officer appointed for Moyane's disciplinary inquiryArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Azhar Bham SC as a new presiding officer for the inquiry into disciplinary charges against suspended South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner Tom Moyane...

22 May 2018

Suspended Sars commissioner, Tom Moyane
Tom Moyane served with disciplinary chargesArticle

Suspended SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane has been served with disciplinary charges, the Presidency announced...

4 May 2018

Exclusive Books Ballito Junction
Exclusive Books CEO calls it quitsArticle

Exclusive Books CEO Benjamin Trisk is parting ways with South Africa's largest bookseller due to "a breakdown in the relationship among shareholders"...

6 Apr 2018

You can't fire me, I resign!
You can't fire me, I resign!Article

The past year has seen many high level execs resign rather than face a disciplinary inquiry. This raises the question: does a company have any right to reject a 'resignation with immediate effect' and make the employee go through the disciplinary process...?

Shan Radcliffe 18 Mar 2018

Eskom's Matshela Koko resigns
Eskom's Matshela Koko resignsArticle

Eskom's chief generation officer, Matshela Koko, has resigned.

16 Feb 2018

After long delay, lab service starts CEO's disciplinary hearing
After long delay, lab service starts CEO's disciplinary hearingArticle

Almost a year after the National Health Laboratory Service's (NHLS's) board suspended its top executives for alleged corruption and maladministration, it has only just begun getting its teeth into the meat of the disciplinary action it brought against them...

Tamar Kahn 16 Feb 2018

Exclusive Books CEO 'to defend name'
Exclusive Books CEO 'to defend name'Article

Exclusive Books CEO Benjamin Trisk says he plans to defend his "name and reputation", following his suspension by the business's board pending the outcome of a disciplinary inquiry...

Hanna Ziady 15 Feb 2018

Acsa trio face the chop following inquiry
Acsa trio face the chop following inquiryArticle

Three employees at Airports Company SA (Acsa) face the axe after a disciplinary inquiry found them guilty of flouting supply chain rules and failing to obtain authorisation to participate in an Acsa empowerment scheme...

Moyagabo Maake 12 Feb 2018

Tribunal to tackle Eskom collusion
Tribunal to tackle Eskom collusionArticle

The Competition Commission has referred a R4.5bn tender-rigging case involving Eskom suppliers to the Competition Tribunal after the regulator proceeded with its investigation despite Eskom's attempts to withdraw the matter...

7 Feb 2018

Matshela Koko faces new disciplinary inquiry
Matshela Koko faces new disciplinary inquiryArticle

Eskom's chief generation officer, Matshela Koko, who is implicated in awarding contracts to a company linked to his stepdaughter, is facing a new disciplinary inquiry...

Nomahlubi Jordaan 7 Feb 2018

Matshela Koko
Govender and Koko back at Eskom - but they're not out of the water yetArticle

Eskom's acting head of group capital Prish Govender returned to work on Tuesday while the head of generation Matshela Koko is scheduled to do so on Monday next week after both were cleared of wrongdoing by internal disciplinary processes and reinstated late last year....

Linda Ensor 3 Jan 2018

What rights do employees have to legal representation during disciplinary hearings?
What rights do employees have to legal representation during disciplinary hearings?Article

The recent postponement of suspended Eskom executive Mathsela Koko's disciplinary hearing highlights just how costly and drawn out disciplinary procedures can be when lawyers become involved in the process...

9 Nov 2017

Eskom's Matshela Koko's fate to be decided this week
Eskom's Matshela Koko's fate to be decided this weekArticle

The fate of suspended acting group CEO of Eskom Matshela Koko will be decided this week as his disciplinary inquiry got under way late on Wednesday afternoon...

19 Oct 2017

Too early for interdict - judge tells 'melodramatic' Vlok Symington
Too early for interdict - judge tells 'melodramatic' Vlok SymingtonArticle

The Pretoria High Court on Friday dismissed an urgent application by SA Revenue Service (SARS) official Vlok Symington to halt disciplinary proceedings against him.

Kyle Cowan 26 Sep 2017

'Aggrieved' Motsoeneng to challenge axing by SABC
'Aggrieved' Motsoeneng to challenge axing by SABCArticle

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng intends to challenge the outcome of a disciplinary inquiry that resulted in his being booted out of the SABC...

15 Jun 2017

Employment contracts containing disciplinary codes, procedures can be upheld
Employment contracts containing disciplinary codes, procedures can be upheldArticle

Employers that incorporate disciplinary codes and procedures into employment contracts will then have to comply with them...

Gavin Stansfield and Zola Mcaciso 29 May 2017

Hlaudi wants Labour Court to stop hearing
Hlaudi wants Labour Court to stop hearingArticle

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng plans to approach the Labour Court to have his disciplinary hearing stopped...

Neo Goba 19 May 2017

National laboratory service suspends yet another official
National laboratory service suspends yet another officialArticle

The head of procurement at the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), Graham Motsepe, has been suspended pending the outcome of a disciplinary inquiry initiated by the organisation's board...

Tamar Kahn 4 May 2017

Heads to roll over unissued TVET certificates
Heads to roll over unissued TVET certificatesArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has called for disciplinary measures against the officials responsible for delays in issuing certificates to students who have graduated from TVET colleges...

23 Feb 2017

Judges dodge heat
Judges dodge heatArticle

Controversial drunk-driving Judge Nkola Motata has handed South Africa's dodgy judges a disciplinary hall pass...

9 Feb 2017

Long-time Bhisho senior official fired by premier
Long-time Bhisho senior official fired by premierArticle

Premier Phumulo Masualle has fired his longest-serving accounting officer, Bea Hackula...

22 Dec 2016

Hlaudi Motsoeneng is just a glorified PR officer, SABC tells court
Hlaudi Motsoeneng is just a glorified PR officer, SABC tells courtArticle

The SABC on Thursday downplayed Hlaudi Motsoeneng's influence at the public broadcaster, saying his position as group executive of corporate affairs was equivalent to that of a "glorified public relations officer"...

Bekezela Phakathi 25 Nov 2016

I am a benefit to the SABC, Hlaudi testifies
I am a benefit to the SABC, Hlaudi testifiesArticle

Controversial South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) group executive of corporate affairs Hlaudi Motsoeneng says there is no basis to suggest he is harming the public broadcaster.

23 Nov 2016

Malindi rejects ANC capture
Malindi rejects ANC captureArticle

The advocate who prosecuted Julius Malema on behalf of the ANC at his disciplinary inquiry was asked on Wednesday, 5 October 2016, about whether his appointment as a judge would create a perception that the judiciary was being captured by the ANC...

Franny Rabkin 6 Oct 2016

Urgent application is not urgent - SAA boss
Urgent application is not urgent - SAA bossArticle

South African Airways (SAA) acting CEO Musa Zwane has dismissed the urgency of suspended treasurer Cynthia Stimpel's court application to halt a disciplinary hearing against her...

Nicky Smith 5 Aug 2016

Former SAA CEO and private investigator charged in SAA case
Former SAA CEO and private investigator charged in SAA caseArticle

Former South African Airways CEO Monwabisi Kalawe and private investigator Paul O'Sullivan appeared in the Kempton Park regional court on charges of...

Andiswa Maqutu 10 May 2016

Suspended SABC boss wants his day on TV
Suspended SABC boss wants his day on TVArticle

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng wants the disciplinary inquiry into his alleged misdemeanours to be broadcast on live television...

Philani Nombembe 15 Oct 2015

SABC COO's appeal heads to Supreme Court
SABC COO's appeal heads to Supreme CourtArticle

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng's appeal against the high court order that he be suspended pending a disciplinary inquiry is set to be heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein in September...

Tammy Petersen 3 Jun 2015

Kalawe quits after settling for R2.7m payout deal from SAA
Kalawe quits after settling for R2.7m payout deal from SAAArticle

Suspended SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe has settled for a payout of nearly R2.7m to resign from his position and as a director of the national carrier...

30 Apr 2015

Medical watchdog head may settleArticle

More than a year after Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) registrar Monwabisi Gantsho was suspended by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi, pending the outcome of a forensic probe into alleged corruption, the issue appears no closer to resolution...

Tamar Kahn 28 Apr 2015

Talks could end SAA's court battle with CEO
Talks could end SAA's court battle with CEOArticle

Suspended South African Airways (SAA) CEO Monwabisi Kalawe and the airline have been in talks to agree on a settlement that could see him depart rather than continue with litigation, a source close to the matter said on Wednesday, 22 April...

24 Apr 2015

Formal disciplinary enquiry for suspended SAA CEO
Formal disciplinary enquiry for suspended SAA CEOArticle

A formal disciplinary inquiry has been convened for suspended South African Airways (SAA) CEO Monwabisi Kalawe, said the national carrier's board this morning...

20 Feb 2015

158 Rea Vaya bus drivers dismissed
158 Rea Vaya bus drivers dismissedArticle

The Rea Vaya bus operating company, Piotrans, has announced that it has dismissed striking bus drivers...

16 Feb 2015

DA: Motsoeneng tried to bribe former SABC HR officer
DA: Motsoeneng tried to bribe former SABC HR officerArticle

The Democratic Alliance says evidence that Hlaudi Motsoeneng attempted to bribe a former SABC Human Resources officer strengthens its case that he should be suspended and face a disciplinary inquiry...

10 Nov 2014

SABC boss accused of delaying tactics
SABC boss accused of delaying tacticsArticle

The High Court in the Western Cape has described as a red herring the court challenge by SABC chair Zandile Tshabalala, regarding a planned Parliamentary inquiry into allegations that she lied about her qualifications...

5 Nov 2014

Labour Appeal Court almost doubles judgments
Labour Appeal Court almost doubles judgmentsArticle

This year the big question in labour law has been when the Labour Relations Act (LRA) Amendments will come into effect.

Professor Paul Benjamin 3 Nov 2014

Grovel, grovel, Telkom's in trouble
Grovel, grovel, Telkom's in troubleArticle

There's a story about Jacques Schindehütte, Telkom's devil-may-care former finance boss, that provides a measure of the man.

Rob Rose 19 Aug 2014

State pension fund gets new board, six months late
State pension fund gets new board, six months lateArticle

The Government Employees Pension Fund - shaken in recent months by internal feuding‚ a succession of disciplinary procedures and the suspension of its principal executive officer - is finally getting a new board six months after the term of the last board ended.

Carol Paton 17 Apr 2014

Cipla won't litigate with Smith via the mediaArticle

SA's third biggest generic drug manufacturer Cipla Medpro on Friday (11 January) issued a brief statement saying that it would not litigate via the media despite the "provocative and misleading allegations" made by its former chief executive Jerome Smith. Smith resigned last October‚ on the eve of a disciplinary inquiry against him.

Tamar Kahn 14 Jan 2013

Austro Woods' Jacobs choppedArticle

Austro Group‚ a provider of industrial power and woodworking equipment‚ says Charles Jacobs‚ a director of Austro and the chief executive of Austro Wood‚ a subsidiary‚ has been dismissed‚ effective immediately‚ following the outcome of a disciplinary inquiry.

14 Dec 2012

ProJourn condemns 'chequebook journalism'
ProJourn condemns 'chequebook journalism'Article

The Professional Journalists' Association of South Africa (ProJourn) on Friday, 02 July 2010, released a statement to the association's facebook page condemning the actions of Ashley Smith who admitted to having accepted secret payments and having acted as a covertly paid media strategist and advisor to Ebrahim Rasool during the bitter internecine struggle between two factions of the ANC for control of the party in the region, while he was employed as a political reporter at the Cape Argus.

5 Jul 2010

ABI, union make deal as strike comes to an endArticle

The protracted strike at ABI, the soft drinks division of South African Breweries, ended last night, 8 February 2010, after a settlement was reached with the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu).

9 Feb 2010

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