July 2011

90 day trial

The 90 day trial law now applies to all workplaces, not just those with less than 20 employees, but it's not as easy as you think to dismiss an employee on trial.


Employment agreement

It is now law that an employer must provide every one of its employees with a written employment agreement, but what if the employee refuses to sign it?

 

Minor theft

In a recent case, an employee was found to be justifiably dismissed for theft, for removing a blank DVD. Is this serious enough to justify dismissal?