Course Name
Course 16 - Managing Labour Relations for HR Practitioners
Course Description
Every Manager and HR practitioner is faced with challenges on a daily basis. In order to manage employees, the manager needs to know how to deal with these day to day issues in a pro-active and constructive way. The course is practical and highly interactive and designed to solicit interaction from the delegates. This approach stimulates change in thinking and practice and will provide delegates with a safe environment to test ideas, knowledge and practices. The delegate will be supplied with a workbook, inclusive of case studies, relevant legislation, examples and the latest Labour Court and Labour Appeal Court cases, with references.
1 day
R 2 950.00

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Module 1 : General introduction

• General introduction

• Study material and additional reading material

• Examples

• Self-assessment

Module 2 : Introduction: A South African Overview

• The Constitution of South Africa - the right to fair labour practises and the concept of fairness

• The Labour Relations Act

• Procedural and Substantive Fairness

Module 3 : The preliminary process & investigation leading up to the disciplinary hearing

• Reporting the misconduct

• Investigating the misconduct

• Deciding on formal or informal proceedings

• Deciding on the charges

• Suspension

• Appoint the chairperson

• Apply the rule test

Module 5 : Incapacity due to poor performance & medical incapacity

• how it relates to misconduct

• Abuse of leave and Sick leave

• Dismissal for poor performance

• Incapacity due to ill health

Module 6 : Dealing with Grievances

• How to deal with the problem employee?

Module 7 : Retrenchment & Transfer of Businesses

• The requirements for retrenchment

• ETSOS Requirements

• Bumping

• Section 198A

• Pitfalls to consider

• Transfer of businesses