The employee owes the following duties to his employer:
- Duty of obedience of lawful orders of the employer
The employee has the duty to abide to orders of the employer provided that these are legal and do not place the employee in any immediate danger. It should be noted that the failure to obey work rules may be considered a breach of this duty. This remains the case even if the rules are not contractual and even if they change from time to time.
- Duty to adapt
The employee has a duty to adapt to new methods introduced by the employer. This duty is not however one-sided. The employer will have to provide the appropriate training for the employeees before he able to introduce the new methods.
- Duty to account for secret profits made by him in the course of his employment
- Duty to co-operate