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Chairing a Disciplinary Hearing

Unit Standard: 
10985
NQF Level: 
NQF 6
Credits: 
Aligned
Course Category: 
Labour Law

Duration: 1 Day
Time: 8:30am-4:00pm

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Managers, Business Owners who are involved in disciplining of staff;
  • Those who are responsible for implementing or ensuring adherence to Labour Relations legislation in the workplace;
  • Anyone who needs to gain an understanding of the procedures to follow when dealing with transgressions in the workplace;
  • Anyone required to chair a disciplinary hearing;

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT

  • Your business will become more compliant with Labour Relations legislation;
  • You will be more confident in your dealings with disciplinary issues;
  • You will spend less time at the CCMA;
  • Labour issues will become just another management task;
  • You will have the basic tools to make fair decisions in any disciplinary situation;

WHAT WILL BE COVERED

  • Introduction to the Labour Relations Act including substantive and procedural fairness
  • How the Chairman prepares for a hearing
  • Conducting and managing the hearing
    • Informing the employee of the allegation and his/her rights
    • Ensuring that proper procedure was followed prior to the hearing (procedural fairness)
    • Conducting the hearing in a firm and procedurally fair manner
    • Following the correct procedure in a hearing
    • Recording proceedings – use our template for recording Minutes
  • The sanction
    • Understanding the law of probabilities
    • Arriving at a decision as to sanction
    • Mitigating, aggravating and extenuating circumstances
    • Hearing pleadings
  • Reasons for final decisions as to guilt and sanction, are recorded
Accredited: 
No

2018 Cost

R2,050.00 pp (ex VAT)
Reduced cost for multiple bookings are available

2019 cost

R2,200.00 pp (ex VAT)
Reduced cost for multiple bookings are available

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