In the intricate landscape of employment law, employers often grapple with whether or not to dismiss an employee. Two primary grounds for dismissal, incapacity and misconduct, stand out, each requiring a distinct approach and understanding.
Law Society of South Africa
The doctrine of common purpose holds that where two or more people agree to commit a crime, each person will be responsible for the other persons’ actions which fall within the group’s common purpose or design. This doctrine was successfully applied in the case of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.