Ignoring a subpoena can land you in jail

CCMA and Bargaining Council commissioners have the powers to issue subpoenas, but unfortunately these subpoenas are usually seen as toothless. More often than not, subpoenas

No work, no pay during lockdown

It is common knowledge that large numbers of employees suddenly found themselves without an income when the strict Level 5 lockdown regulations confined them to

Presiding officials, wakey-wakey!

Chairpersons frequently impose or recommend a sanction of summary dismissal where security guards face allegations that they were caught sleeping on duty as such conduct

When is a polygraph mandatory?

Many employers still believe that they have the right to simply subject an employee to a polygraph test, and that the result provides conclusive evidence

Courts frown on delayed proceedings

The well-known adage “justice delayed is justice denied” is often alleged in instances where employers fail to finalise a disciplinary process for some months or