Employee Misconduct and Discipline

Misconduct in labour law is the blameworthy breach of a workplace/performance rule or standard - i.e. the employee is at fault for breaching the rule or standard. Disciplinary action is action by the employer a...

Code of Conduct and Employment Manual

As part of its Employee Relations Manual, ISASA provides a pro forma Code of Conduct for school employees as well as an Employment Manual that can be distributed to staff. The Code of Conduct can be used as ...

Leave Policies in Independent Schools

In most cases, South African independent schools offer leave benefits in accordance with the provisions of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act. Annual leave, sick leave and maternity leave should comply with...

Service Providers and Independent Contractors

As part of its Employee Relations Manual, ISASA provides members with Pro Forma employment contracts for the most common positions at independent schools. These documents are for service providers and independe...