In the Media
Patrick Deale on Radio 702: Suspended Employees Choosing Chairpersons and Presiding Officers for their Disciplinary Enquiries
What is the legality and commonality of suspended employees choosing chairpersons and presiding officers to oversee their disciplinary hearings? Patrick Deale, expert labour lawyer from Deale Attorneys, joins Gugu Mhlungu on Night Talk, Radio 702, to answer the...
Patrick Deale on Radio 702: Rights of Employees Who’ve Been Reinstated After a Disciplinary Hearing then Later Fired
Patrick Deale speaks to Gugu Mhlungu on NightTalk, Radio 702, about the rights of employees who’ve been dismissed despite being reinstated following a disciplinary hearing. Reference was made to Eskom’s Matshela Koko’s disciplinary hearing and reinstatement, where the...
Patrick Deale on Cape Talk: Does Falsifying or Misrepresenting One’s Qualifications Amount to Fraud?
Chief Operations Officer at SABC, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, was revealed by the Public Protector to have lied about having a matric. Does falsifying or misrepresenting your professional qualification amount to fraud? Is it grounds for immediate dismissal? To answer the...
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