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It has been a while since the last issue of Labour Compass. Please look out for more regular issues in the future. I recently came across this well written article by Barney Jordaan, a recognised expert in the field of labour law. For your own good, read this article thoroughly. Call me if you have any questions arising out of the article.
In Labour Compass no 4 I dealt with the issue of Dismissal and aspects of what makes a dismissal a fair dismissal. One of the legs of a fair dismissal is procedural fairness. Written warnings are generally considered to form part of the procedural aspect of a dismissal. In this edition I will focus on some important aspects of written warnings.
The Labour Relations Act defines dismissal as follows: