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

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. […]
July 14, 2020

New Laws for Parental Leave

This Amendment of the Basic Conditions of Employment was signed into law on 28 November 2018, giving parents, particularly secondary parents of new-born children, adoptive parents […]
July 14, 2020

Why First Impressions Last

It takes less than 10 seconds to form a first impression of someone. In fact, behavioural scientists believe that we have a seven-second window period to […]