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Resignation or dismissal? Be aware of what you say...
Resignation or dismissal? Be aware of what you say...Article

The employment relationship involves two parties - the employer and the employee - and accordingly there are three possible ways in which this relationship can end, or terminate...

Bradley Workman-Davies 15 Apr 2021

Resigning to avoid disciplinary action? Not so fast...
Resigning to avoid disciplinary action? Not so fast...Article

A common occurrence in the employment relationship is for an employee to resign in the face of disciplinary action by an employer, and South African courts have previously accepted that as long as an employee resigns with immediate effect, the employer has no power to compel the former employee to go through any disciplinary process...

Bradley Workman-Davies and Neo Sewela 15 Dec 2020

Resigning after disciplinary action but before sanction - what is the legal effect?
Resigning after disciplinary action but before sanction - what is the legal effect?Article

The Labour Court in a recent judgment considered whether an employee who has been found guilty of serious misconduct can avoid the ultimate sanction of dismissal by resigning before the employer imposes the sanction...

Mpumelelo Nxumalo, Nivaani Moodley and Shane Johnson 14 Oct 2020

You can leave, just not right now...
You can leave, just not right now...Article

An employee is entitled, at any time in an employment relationship, to resign and walk away from his employer...

Bradley Workman-Davies 6 Mar 2020

6 steps to resigning gracefully
6 steps to resigning gracefullyArticle

So, you've decided to move onwards and upwards from your current job, accompanied by the fantasy of finally venting your frustrations to your boss or colleagues. And while that may be cathartic for your soul, it is important to rather wrap up your current position in a professional manner...

Dr Linda Meyer 11 Dec 2019

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