This week Ivan Israelstam answers the question: what is workplace fraud? Then he goes explain what employers need to be able to prove to sustain a case, when there is a dismissal dispute lodged at the CCMA.
Employers may believe that referring to any dishonest behaviour as "fraud" will help them in achieving a dismissal. However, as Ivan Israelstam explains "fraud" has a very specific meaning, and in order to sustain a dismissal decision at the CCMA, the employer needs to understand what is involved, and how to present the evidence to support this allegation.
The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) says it has noted that the South African Airways Pilots Association (SAAPA) has endorsed the Voluntary Severance Packages (VSPs) which are being offered to individual employees of the South African Airways (SAA).