24 October 2011

Employment Alert

Be warned: a decision to discipline an employee can give rise to a claim for damages by the employee in the civil courts

In a recent judgment out of the Eastern Cape High Court (the Court), the Court had to consider whether an employee was entitled to damages as a result of her employer setting in motion disciplinary proceedings against her, in which she alleged that her employer had falsely accused her of misappropriating the amount of R100 000.

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