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RMI IR Online Seminar Invite: Preparing your Case for a Hearing

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We are pleased to announce that the RMI will be presenting an online seminar entitled – Preparing your Case for a Hearing.

  • When:                  Friday 28 July 2023
  • Time:                  10:00 – 11:30
  • Cost:                   See registration form attached
  • Platform:           Microsoft Teams
  • Presenters:       Brent Barichievy


Some of the topics of discussion will be:
 

1. MISCONDUCT HEARINGS
The investigation – witness statements, evidence of members of the public, polygraph testing, CCTV footage
Referencing the Disciplinary Code – The purpose of ‘Progressive Discipline’
Severity of the misconduct – Warning or Dismissal?
Consistency, disciplinary record, mitigating factors
Framing the charges
Suspension from work, or not?
The notification of hearing
Preparation and presentation of evidence
The appropriate sanction – consistency, disciplinary and service record, mitigating factors

2. INCAPACITY HEARINGS: ILL HEALTH
Absenteeism – ill health or misconduct?
Intoxication – ill health or misconduct?
Preparing for the hearing – the medical report
Duty to accommodate the incapacity
Absences due to Injury on Duty
Reasonable prospects of recovery and interim arrangements
Preparing for the hearing

3. INCAPACITY HEARINGS: POOR WORK PERFORMANCE
The uses and requirements of the probation period
The concept of ‘Incompatibility’
The obligations of the manager concerned
Preparing for the hearing

4. DISPUTED DISMISSALS: the CCMA and the DRC
What you will need at the hearing


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

A certificate of attendance will be provided to each delegate.


Banking details:
Standard Bank Randburg.   
Branch Code : 018005.   Account No. : 021670013
Reference for RMI Members:
IR SEMINAR + BB + RMI Member Number
Reference for Non-RMI Members:
IR SEMINAR + BB + Your Organisation’s Name