Handbook on Discipline in the Public Service
The Handbook on Discipline in the Public Service is a clear and concise handbook which has been structured in such a way as to make the disciplinary procedure easy to follow, and is the ideal tool for public se
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The Handbook on Discipline in the Public Service is a clear and concise handbook which has been structured in such a way as to make the disciplinary procedure easy to follow, and is the ideal tool for public servants dealing with discipline in the workplace.
Flow diagrams clarify the entire process, and pro forma documents are included to speed up and simplify the disciplinary process.
Table of contents
2.1 - Introduction
2.2 - Informal discipline
2.3 - Formal discipline
2.4 - Inquiry by Arbitrator
2.5 - Senior management service
Guidelines for a Chairperson conducting a disciplinary hearing
4.1 - Steps to be taken by a chairperson
4.2 - Onus and evidence
4.3 - Finding
4.4 - Aggravating and mitigating factors
4.5 - Sanction
4.6 - Disciplinary hearing finding
5.1 - Introduction
5.2 - Definition
5.3 - Forms of sexual harassment
5.4 - Procedure
5.5 - Factors the chairperson of a disciplinary enquiry should consider
5.6 - Sanctions for sexual harassment
5.7 - Confidentiality
5.8 - Additional sick leave
7.1 - Annexure A: Acts of misconduct
7.2 - Annexure B: Written warning
7.3 - Annexure C: Final written warning
7.4 - Annexure D: Notice of disciplinary meeting
7.5 - Annexure E: Notice of appeal
7.6 - Annexure F: Record of a counselling session
7.7 - Annexure G: Precautionary suspension
7.8 - Annexure H: Stages in informal disciplinary procedures
7.9 - Annexure H: Stages in informal disciplinary procedures
Codes of Good Practice
8.1 - Code of Good Practice: Dismissal (Schedule 8 of the LRA)
8.2 - Amended Code of Good Practice: Handling of sexual harassment cases in the workplace (GN 1357 of 2005)