It is good practice for every organisation to have formal disciplinary and grievance procedures in place. Whether an employee has breached the terms of his or her employment contract, the employee handbook or the workplace policy; or has made a complaint about the way he or she has been treated by the employer, it is important to have clear procedures that ensure appropriate action is taken. When an employer wants to initiate disciplinary proceedings, for reasons such as alleged misconduct, this can result in serious consequences for the employee, such as a written warning, suspension of work, dismissal or some other sanctions. We understand that such events are stressful and time consumingwhether you are the employer initiating a disciplinary action or an employee at the receiving end of that disciplinary action.
At MWKA, we provide professional, tailored advice that will help you resolve these issues quickly and effectively.
- Advising clients on termination of employment
- Advising clients on disciplinary actions that can be taken against employees based on misconduct
- Advising clients on the process and mechanism of holding a domestic inquiry, drafting of show cause letter, notice to attend disciplinary inquiry, termination letter etc.
- Advising clients on the preparation of disciplinary procedures and HR handbook
- Advising clients on medical boarding out
- Drafted a set of Disciplinary Procedure for a federation
- Advised a federation on how to conduct disciplinary inquiries and taking disciplinary action against its members
- Advised employers and employees on disciplinary procedures following the discovery of the employees’ alleged misconduct