LABOUR LAW – APPEAL AGAINST AWARD OF REINSTATEMENT AND COMPENSATION, WHETHER COMPENSATION FOLLOWS AN ORDER OF REINSTATEMENT
In this Labour matter, the 1st respondent was dismissed by the Lady Pohamba Hospital following a disciplinary hearing. The 1st respondent referred a dispute to the Office of the Labour Commissioner and the arbitrator found in favour of the Hospital. The arbitrator ordered that the 1st respondent be reinstated and compensated her salary inclusive of benefits for a period of 14 months. The Hospital appealed against the sanction imposed by the arbitrator, on the grounds that insufficient evidence was placed before the . . .