Codes & Policies

Codes & Policies

Industrial Relations
CP001 - Disciplinary Code and Procedure

The disciplinary code is an important document and regulates discipline in the workplace. It guides employers as well as employees in terms of rules and regulations as well as penalties that may be invoked in the case of an employee being found guilty of misconduct.

CP002 - Incapacity Policy and Procedure

The Incapacity Policy and Procedure comprises the Employer’s Incapacity Policy and Procedure pertaining to Incapacity owing to poor work performance and/or ill health in the workplace and regulates the management processes to assist employees and in certain cases processes and procedures for dismissal owing to Incapacity.

CP003 - Grievance Policy and Procedure

A grievance policy and procedure is integral to any good functioning workplace. The Grievance Policy and Procedure opens up an avenue for employee/s to lodge complaints and grievances. A Grievance Policy when applied fairly and consistently assist in the protection of employers from cases of alleged constructive dismissal as employee’s in such cases need to show that the Grievance Policy and Procedure were reasonably exhausted before resignation.

CP004 - Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedure

The Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedure assists employers to manage, deal with and to prevent cases of sexual harassment in the workplace. The policy is used in conjunction with the disciplinary code. Sexual Harassment is a serious offence and may result in dismissal.

CP005 - Internet, E-mail, Wifi, Social and Electronic Media Usage Policy

This policy assists employers and employees to understand their rights and obligations pertaining to the usage of internet and e-mail in the workplace.Deviation from this code and policy constitute serious misconduct which may result in dismissal in certain circumstances.

CP006 - HIV and AIDS Policy

The HIV and AIDS policy gives guidelines to employers on how to handle cases and assist with cases of HIV and AIDS in the workplace. It may be applied in conjunction with the Incapacity Policy.

CP007 - Smoking Policy

The Smoking Policy regulates smoking in the workplace; where and when and under which circumstances it is allowed. Deviation from this policy constitutes serious misconduct, may be punishable by law and may constitute a breach in safety regulations. Breach of the Smoking Policy may result in Dismissal.