False allegations of racism may be grounds for dismissal

Issue Whether an employee who makes a false allegation of racism against another employee can be dismissed? Summary Employees can be dismissed for making false accusations of racism. Facts In the recent case of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa obo Baloyi and Others v O-Line (Pty) Ltd (2019) 28 CCMA the Commission for Conciliation, Arbitration and Mediation (“CCMA”) had to determine the above … Continue reading False allegations of racism may be grounds for dismissal