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EARLY TERMINATION OF FIXED TERM CONTRACT BY BALEKA MBETE

In Article Archive, Private by Jan Truter2 Comments

When employers want to terminate a fixed-term contract before the expiry date, it would seem to make sense that this could be done as long as they pay the employee for the balance of the term. However, a recent Labour Court case involving the Office of the Presidency has highlighted the fact that premature termination of employment may amount to an unfair dismissal.

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  1. can an we with draw the termination notice issued to an employee after the employee represent the case with CCMA but before the conciliation

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      Reply to Nageswara: You cannot automatically undo a dismissal that has already taken place, but you can offer reinstatement before the date of conciliation.

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