Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure in Schools

Due to the nature of employment, many school employees will gain knowledge of the school’s business, its strategies, procedures, policies and trade secrets. In light of employees having access to this confid...

Dealing with Harassment in Schools

School management are required to ensure that all school employees are fairly and equitably treated, and in particular, that any form of harassment in relation to their employment is avoided. All employees have...

Smoking in Schools

There is an increasing recognition of the need to restrict smoking in the workplace for employee well-being, medical, legal and financial reasons. This includes recognition of the health effects of passive smok...

Incapacity Due to Poor Performance or Ill-Health

Incapacity in labour law is the non-blameworthy breach of a workplace/performance standard, i.e. the employee is unable to comply / the lack of performance is not due to his/her fault. The existence or other...