Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures
The four most IMPORTANT rules for Employers to remember:
- Be fair.
- Don’t attend to Grievance- or Disciplinary matters when you are angry.
- Always, always, always stick to the procedure. Don’t deviate from it.
- Contact your Labour Consultant whenever you have serious staff concerns, and follow their advice.
Poor labour practices is the thing that can get your school into the most trouble and cost you the most money. It is extremely important to have a good working knowledge of the South African Basic Labour Conditions (and to display it in the staff room).
It is also vital to have a Labour Consultant on call for when matters cannot be resolved and Disciplinary Hearings start happening.
In this section of the site you’ll be able to get all you need on Grievances, Warning Letters, Appeals and Disciplinary Processes.
We also have a few “How To” guidelines to help you through the various disciplinary-type meetings.
On the list below, click through to different pages in Discipline and Grievances.
- Grievance procedures and downloads
- Warning procedures and downloads
- Disciplinary process guidelines and downloads
- Appeal procedures and downloads
A somewhat difficult aspect of Labour is ‘poor performance’. We have a good guideline for you on How to Handle Poor Performance.
An important guideline for all employers is the How To Handle Poor Performance
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