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Fair dismissal has no place in contracts

Friday, 28 March 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Muzi Khoza
Some employers qualify the termination provisions in their standard employment contracts, by stating that they will only terminate the employee’s employment where a fair reason exists to do so and after following a fair procedure.  Sometimes this is done to give employees the comfort of seeing in black and white that they won’t be dismissed without fair cause and fair process, and in other instances it is just intended as a restatement of the statutory right not to be unfairly dismissed.  However, an application heard recently in the Labour Court (in the matter of Ngubeni v National Youth Development Agency) illustrated the possible consequences for employers of doing this.

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