Roxanne Segers

Roxanne Segers
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Roxanne Segers
 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question Absconded employee during disciplinary hearing
The employee should be present at the hearing. However, you can proceed with the hearing if the employee refuses to attend or participate without good cause or has absconded.... [read more]
Published at 02 Nov. 2015 Discipline Disciplinary hearing Absconded employee
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 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question Overtime requirement as a new company rule
Here are issues to consider when you require your employees to work overtime: Issue#1: If there's a possibility of your employees working overtime, then make it compulsory in your... [read more]
Published at 02 Nov. 2015 Labour & HR Helpdesk Overtime Overtime requirements
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 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question How do we make sure our disciplinary procedures are procedurally fair?
Ask yourself these questions: • Was the original complaint received in writing? • Was the complaint fully investigated? • Were all aspects of the investigation recorded in... [read more]
Published at 02 Nov. 2015 Discipline Disciplinary hearing Disciplinary processes Procedurally fair
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 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question What does the law say about union representatives abusing our comms system?
Trade unions can claim the right to use your communication systems to send and receive communications, which are completely unrelated to your business, during working hours.... [read more]
Published at 30 Oct. 2015 Trade unions Trade unions Union representative Abusing comms system
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 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question Case law workshop
Please click on this link for more information: http://caselawupdate.fspsecure.co.za/?ext_code=102758... [read more]
Published at 08 Sep. 2015 Labour & HR Helpdesk Case law workshop Case laws
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 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question Do I have to pay employees for maternity leave?
You don't have to pay your employee while she's on maternity leave. The BCEA only requires that you give your pregnant employee at least four consecutive months' maternity leave.... [read more]
Published at 08 Sep. 2015 Leave Leave Maternity leave Pay employees for maternity leave
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 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question What of situations create an expectation of renewal?
Here are situations that can create a reasonable expectation of renewal: 1. Be careful what you imply: If you assure your fixed-term employee, or even suggest, that he will work for you on a... [read more]
Published at 08 Sep. 2015 Employment terms and conditions Fixed-term contracts Situations that create an expectation of renewal Fixed term employees
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 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question Can a manager force an employee to commit an illegal act?
A manager can't force an employee to commit an illegal or unsafe act. And it's in his rights to refuse to do so. He has a duty to report such instructions using the company's internal... [read more]
Published at 07 Sep. 2015 Labour & HR Helpdesk Illegal act
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 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question How do we handle leave if an employee leaves work after 12 middday because she is sick?
The legislation doesn’t clarify this scenario. Practically, if the employee is away for the greater portion of the day, you may want to regard the day as a sick leave day. The converse is also... [read more]
Published at 31 Aug. 2015 Leave Leave Sick leave
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 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question Can I suspend an employee without pay until the disciplinary hearing?
Suspension without pay is only allowed as a fair sanction after a disciplinary hearing has taken place and the employee was founded guilty. If you want to suspend an employee as a precautionary... [read more]
Published at 31 Aug. 2015 Discipline Disciplinary hearing Suspension Suspension without pay
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 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question Can we force staff to accept short-time?
You can’t implement it unilaterally. You can request them to work short time, but they don’t have to accept and you can’t force them to. If the employees don’t agree to... [read more]
Published at 31 Aug. 2015 Labour & HR Helpdesk Can we force staff to accept short-time Short-time
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 Expert Roxanne Segers answer to the question Is it misconduct or just sick abuse?
If the employee is not really sick but is simply taking off days and claiming sick leave then this would be misconduct and the employee ought to be disciplined. You will, however, need to be able to... [read more]
Published at 31 Aug. 2015 Leave Leave Sick leave Abusing sick leave Misconduct



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An employee passed away in June 2010 and I need to clarify what my obligations are to the family in terms of any amounts owed, i.e. leave, salaries etc. We’ve received a call from the family... [read more]
Published at 05 Nov. 2012 in: Employment terms and conditions Remuneration Severance pay Accrued leave Unpaid remuneration Untaken leave 1 answer
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Roxanne Segers asked:
I employ permanent full-time and casual waitrons for Friday nights and on weekend shifts in my restaurant. The casual weekend employees work more than 24 hours in a month. Must I include them in the... [read more]
Published at 03 Oct. 2012 in: Employment terms and conditions Contractors Part-time staff Part-time employees Casual staff Full-time staff Bcea 1 answer


 


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