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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

Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409124385

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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.

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Table of contents

Introduction

Procedural fairness

2.1 - Introduction

2.2 - Informal discipline

2.3 - Formal discipline

2.4 - Inquiry by Arbitrator

2.5 - Senior management service

Substantive fairness

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

Sexual harassment

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

Conclusion

Annexures

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)