Can misconduct committed outside the work place be a lawful ground for dismissal?
An offence committed outside work may be ground for dismissal if it affects the suitability of the Employer/the Employee to continue in the type of work. If proper investigations do establish the facts of the case such as a criminal offence involving violence, dishonesty or a sexual offence it would be more likely to justify termination. A proper procedure would have to be followed up to and including the statutory disciplinary and dismissal procedure.
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- Can misconduct committed outside the work place be a lawful ground for dismissal?