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IR seminar invite – Disciplinary hearings: How to conduct and present

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We are pleased to announce that the RMI will be presenting an online seminar entitled – Disciplinary hearings: How to conduct and present

-When:  23 April 2021

-Time:  09:00-13:00

-Platform:  Microsoft Teams

-Cost:  See registration form below

-Presenter:  Marie Ellis

Some of the topics of discussion will be:

1. Introduction

-Discipline and the Disciplinary Code

2. Procedural fairness

-Requirements in terms of the Labour Relations Act

-Guidelines on the Conducting of the Disciplinary Hearing

-Notice of the Disciplinary Hearing & the Rights of the Employee (Charges, Representation)

-The Composition of the Disciplinary Hearings – The Parties and The Chairperson

3. Evidence

-The Principles of Natural Justice and Rules of Evidence

-Weighing up of Evidence

4. Substantive fairness

-Key Questions about the Transgressions

-Seriousness of Transgression

-Extenuating, Mitigating and Aggravating Circumstances


-Third Party Reaction

-Alternatives to Dismissal

You are invited to secure your attendance by completing the registration form below.

The training material will be distributed to the delegates electronically.

A certificate of attendance will be provided to each delegate.

Please find the banking details and registration form below, together with the IR seminar prospectus with the seminars to follow in the months of April and May.

We look forward to seeing you there.