It is astonishing, the lengths some employees will go to in order to avoid a disciplinary enquiry believing, usually, that if they are not heard, they cannot be dismissed (or that they can claim compensation from the employer through the CCMA or a bargaining council). But, of course, a disciplinary hearing can go on in the absence of the employee, assuming, of course, that the employee had received due notice of the enquiry after being suspended.

For further information on any labour related matters, you can contact
Bernard Reisner:

W.Tel no.: 021 423 3959
Fax: 021 423 2105
Cell: 082 433 8714