Initiating and Chairing Disciplinary Hearings Training

Chairing Disciplinary Hearings Training

Our training programmes relating to
Instilling Workplace Discipline and Managing Poor Performance,
Handling Non-Dismissible Offenses, Initiating Disciplinary Hearings,
Chairing Disciplinary Hearings, and Managing All Disciplinary Processes,
are offered throughout South Africa.

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Initiating and Chairing Disciplinary Hearings Training

Chairing Disciplinary Hearings Training

This Initiating / Chairing Disciplinary Hearings Training  is offered throughout South Africa as
in-house, public and online training

Initiating / Chairing Disciplinary Hearings Training

Suitable for: Supervisors, Managers, HR Practitioners, Shop Stewards
Course Duration:2 days

NQF Level: 5

Course Objective:

Unnecessary costs and frustrations of CCMA/ Bargaining Council awards can be avoided – through sound industrial relations practices and understanding of the law.

By investing in this Chairing Disciplinary Hearings Training Course, you will be able to ensure that your managers and supervisors are trained and competent to initiate and preside over disciplinary hearings and chair grievance meetings.

Course content and outcomes:

Discipline and disciplinary hearings in the workplace Disciplinary Hearings Training

  • Fundamental premises that should apply to all disciplinary action
  • Typical causes of disciplinary problems in a workplace
  • The classification of transgressions relating to unacceptable conduct
  • Resignation to Avoid Dismissal (RTAD)
  • Initiating a disciplinary hearing, collecting evidence, preparing witnesses
  • Opening statements, closing arguments, presenting the evidence, cross-examining witnesses and redirecting
  • The impermissible splitting of charges, and independence of transgressions
  • Procedural and substantive fairness
  • The rules of evidence applicable to disciplinary hearings in the workplace
    • The admissibility of evidence, allegations, evidence and facts
    • Real evidence, admissions and confessions
  • Deciding the merits of the case

Dismissals: Unfair dismissals and unfair labour practices

  • The right not to be unfairly dismissed
    • Automatically unfair dismissals, other unfair dismissals
    • Code of good practice: dismissal (Schedule 8)
  • Disputes about unfair dismissals, the burden of proof, remedies

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