An employee admitted that she knew of a clause in her employment contract in terms of which she undertook to submit to searches upon leaving the employer’s premises. The employer had also put notices on notice boards as regards the search policy and the seriousness of non-compliance. The employee was dismissed for refusing to be searched, and the CCMA commissioner affirmed that her dismissal was fair and lawful.

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