PUBLICATIONS | 22 June 2015

Higher Standards for Justifying Dismissal

Industrial and employment relations practitioners are debating whether recent decisions of the Employment Court have raised the standard of proof and investigation standards that an employer is required to meet before reaching a decision to dismiss an employee.

What should be considered the current standard of proof following these recent judgments, and what practical advice is available on how disciplinary investigations should be carried out in light of these new decisions?