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For a dismissal to be fair, it needs to be two things:  procedurally fair; substantially fair.  Procedural fairness means the employer followed a fair procedure with regards to notices, warnings, the disciplinary hearing, etc. Substantive fairness means the employer dismissed you for a valid reason.  When determining the sanction following a fair disciplinary hearing (which […]

By Andries Cornelissen B. Proc, Practical Legal Training, Accredited and Certified Mediator, International Accredited and Certified Mediator London School of Mediation, Certified and Accredited Conflict Coach, Practicing Associate: The Association of Arbitrators, Certified and Accredited AHI Representative SMME CLIENT NEWSLETTER – AUGUST 2021 EDITION – NEW CASE LAW: DISMISSAL AND DEPRESSION SUMMARY Section 187(1)(f) of the […]

A person on the receiving end of a dog’s aggression and/ or unpredictable behaviour, may hold the pet’s owner accountable for past and future medical expenses, past and future loss of income, pain and suffering, loss of amenities of life, disability, and disfigurement. This is regardless of whether the owner was in possession of the […]

By Andries Cornelissen B. Proc, Practical Legal Training, Accredited and Certified Mediator, International Accredited and Certified Mediator London School of Mediation, Certified and Accredited Conflict Coach, Practicing Associate: The Association of Arbitrators, Certified and Accredited AHI Representative It was a blistering hot day with all children in tow as we set off to the best soft […]