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Employment Law

April 3, 2021
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Social Media in the Workplace

Social media is an inevitable part of our personal and professional lives, with people using various platforms to communicate and share information. There is no denying […]
March 3, 2021
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Employment Tax Incentive Abuse Targeted

Chapter C of the Budget Speech delivered by the Minister of Finance on the  24th of  February 2021, under the heading “Curbing abuse in the ETI”, […]
March 26, 2020
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Employment Questions Arising from the COVID-19 Lockdown

For those with employment questions arising from the lockdown, please find below summary points in relation to employees working and/or being paid during lock down:     […]
May 26, 2019
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The National Minimum Wage: Understanding and Applying it

The National Minimum Wage Act (“the NMWA”) came into effect on 1 January 2019. The purpose of the NMWA is to: improve the wages of the […]
March 7, 2019
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Retrenchments: Tips for Responsible Employers

Section 189 of the Labour Relations Act provides that, where an employer contemplates dismissing one or more employees for reasons relating to its operational requirements, it […]
February 13, 2019
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Clarity on Employers’ Obligations

Section 6 of the Employment Equity Act prohibits unfair discrimination by any person against an employee and specifically includes harassment as a form of unfair discrimination. […]
May 24, 2017
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State Employed Medical Practitioners: Legal Framework for Employment

  All employment relationships, regardless of whether in the private or public sector, are subject to primary labour statutes setting out the basic rights and duties […]
June 18, 2016
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Unravelling South African Immigration Law

Introduction There have been a number of changes to South Africa’s immigration law over the past two years, triggered by amendments to the Immigration Act, No. […]
May 26, 2016
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The Pitfalls of Engaging a Labour Broker following the LRA Amendments

The introduction of section 198A of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (“LRA”) in January last year caused uncertainty amongst Temporary Employment Services (“TES”) commonly […]
June 18, 2015
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Labour Relations Act Amendment 2014: An Overview of Material Changes

On 18 August 2014, the President of the Republic of South Africa assented to the Labour Relations Amendment Act 6 of 2014 (“Amendment Act”). The Amendment Act […]
February 12, 2012
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Effective and Fair Disciplinary Enquiries: Practical Guidelines

Effective and fair disciplinary enquiries have many significant and positive effects in the workplace.  In addition to avoiding the obvious consequences of an unfair dismissal referral, […]

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