Tag: absenteeism

Runaway employee – Desertion in the workplace

There is a fine line between extended absenteeism and desertion in the workplace. Desertion is often difficult for employers to prove, but they can still terminate a contract of employment by way of repudiation if the correct process is followed. In many recent cases…
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Desertion of employees from the workplace

The definition of desertion of Employees from the workplace in South African Labour Law and according to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (hereinafter referred to as “the CCMA”) means that an Employee has left his or her place of work and…
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