Category: Ill health and illness

Providing adequate security: Unfair procedure compensated

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Employee assistance program: Premature dismissal

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Mental health illness: Depression and discrimination

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Dismissing poor performers: Valid and fair reason

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Conflicting medical certificates: Capacity related dismissal

Parexel International (Pty) Ltd v Chakane NO Conflicting medical certificates provided by different medical practitioners and the absence of any indication of when the employee would return to work meant that after 9 months...

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Excessive persistent absenteeism: Refused leave to appeal

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Injury and poor health: Valid and fair reason to dismiss

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Specialist medical examination: Invalid test provision

EWN v Pharmaco Distribution (Pty) Ltd (JS654/10) [2015] ZALCJHB 329 ; (2016) 37 ILJ 449 (LC) (22 September 2015) per Lagrange J. The Labour Court held that the employer’s conduct was discriminatory and her dismissal...

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Practice code dismissal: Failure to comply

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