Termination of an Employment Contract
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A contract of employment can be terminated on the following grounds:
- On expiration of the agreed period of employment
- On completion of the specified task
- By notice duly given by either party
- By summary termination in the event of a material breach on the part of either party
- By repudiation (to reject the value or authority of the employer or employee)
- By mutual agreement
- By death of either party
- By the insolvency of the employer
- By the supervening impossibility of performance, where either party becomes permanently unable to perform his/her obligations in terms of a contract
Note: A contract may not be terminated in the absence of a justified reason.
The LRA expressly recognises the following grounds for termination of the employment contract:
- Misconduct on the part of the employee
- An employee’s poor work performance and/or incapacity
- The operational requirements of the employer
- Read more about Dismissal here.
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