Employer’s Right To Correct Procedural Irregularities In Effecting A Dismissal

Employer’s Right To Correct Procedural Irregularities In Effecting A Dismissal

It often happens that an employer adopt an incorrect procedure in disciplining an employee. This may arise from for example, use of a wrong code of conduct, failure to follow a code of conduct in executing a disciplinary process or where the employer summarily dismisses an employee without a hearing. These circumstances and alike may …

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Estates Of Minor Children And Persons Under Disability In Zimbabwe

Estates Of Minor Children And Persons Under Disability In Zimbabwe

A person who is a minor is generally regarded as being not competent to manage his/her own affairs. The same applies to a person who is under disability, mental or otherwise (which renders him/her incapable of administering his/her own property). The major issue arises when the parent/guardian of a minor or a person looking after …

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Privileges And Immunities Of International Organizations In Zimbabwe

Privileges And Immunities Of International Organizations In Zimbabwe

Immunity is a freedom from a legal duty, prosecution or penalty granted by government authority or statute in a state. In Zimbabwe, the question of which organizations enjoy immunity is governed by the Privileges and Immunities Act [Chapter 3:03]. Section 7(1) of the Act, which deals with the privileges and immunities of specified international organisations, reads as …

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Employer’s Right To Restructure And Reorganize At The Workplace

Employer’s Right To Restructure And Reorganize At The Workplace

The law permits an employer to restructure and reorganise its operations at the workplace subject to s 25A (5) (a) of the Labour Act [Chapter 28:01]. The section requires an employer to consult the Works Council before implementing a restructuring exercise. In the ordinary course of business, change is inevitable. Things cannot remain the same …

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