February 11, 2021

Forced COVID-19 testing

On 15 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa.  And just a week […]
February 11, 2021

Depression and misconduct: A case study

At a disciplinary hearing in November 2013, the employee was charged with: Being absent for 17 days between 30 August and 5 November; Breaching the employer’s […]
January 18, 2021

Stop over analysing and become more productive

When working on projects with a multiplicity of components, making correct and timely decisions is critical to productivity and progress. However, the weight of each individual decision can feel like a large burden […]
January 18, 2021

Think Before You Post!

In this 2019 Edcon Ltd case, an employee was dismissed for her Facebook comment in response to a segment about the reshuffling of Cabinet on Carte Blanche. […]