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Is unfitness for work grounds for dismissal?

Question: We have an employee who has sadly suffered a health incident that has resulted in significant time off work. Due to ongoing medical treatment this employee is unable to perform their duties and we do not see this situation changing in the future.

We have looked at the possibility of redeploying the individual within the organisation but there are no roles available. We have decided that we need to end the employment because we can no longer support this employee. What course of action do you recommend?

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