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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO DISMISS AN EMPLOYEE?

Dismissals are either 'fair' or 'unfair'… 
FAIR DISMISSALS can be done based on: Conduct of the employeeCapacity of the employee (his ability to do his job)Operational requirements of your business (retrenchment)UNFAIR DISMISSALS can be done based on: If you don't follow the correct dismissal procedure, any one of the above fair dismissals will be found to be unfair.

CHECKLIST FOR SUBSTANTIVE FAIRNESS Misconduct is proved to be by the employeeThe employee had a copy of the organisation's rules and regulations, which must be valid and reasonable, in terms of employee conduct and dismissalsThere is no prejudiceThe nature of the misconduct justifies dismissal

CHECKLIST FOR A FAIR AND PROPER DISCIPLINARY HEARING
Investigate and prepare your case thoroughly well ahead of the hearingThe chairperson must be unbiased and skilled in conducting disciplinary hearingsGive the accused enough time to prepare and defend his caseFocus on the facts; leave emotion out of the pictureEn…