2022-07-05

CCMA throws a spanner in the works – no, you can’t enforce mandatory vaccinations.

The CCMA ruled that an employee’s dismissal for refusing to be vaccinated was unfair. [Read More…]

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2022-06-30

Metal Industries Bargaining Council parties vote to extend the Main Agreement to non parties.

The Main Agreement has not been extended to non-parties, but the Bargaining Council parties have agreed that it should be. [Read More…]

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“Justified” harassment

A senior Transnet employee was dismissed following a closed-door conversation in which sexual comments and remarks were exchanged between six male employees regarding fellow female employees. [Read More…]

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Dismissed for dagga is NOT unfair discrimination

Barloworld has dismissed an employee of 13 years’ service, with a clean disciplinary record for repeatedly testing positive for cannabis. [Read More…]

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2022-06-23

Goodbye to face masks.

As of yesterday (22 June 2022) the requirement to wear facemasks anywhere has come to an end. [Read More…]

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2022-06-10

Don’t confuse Poor Performance with Negligence.

Roxanne Fielies

While poor performance may overlap with negligence, and it is vital to understand the difference between the two. [Read More…]

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2022-06-09

Tomorrow’s national shutdown – is it going ahead?

There does not seem to be a definitive answer. [Read More…]

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2022-05-31

Paying, proving, and investigating sick leave

It’s that time of the year that every employer dreads, the flu and colds season paired with Covid-19. [Read More…]

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2022-05-23

Resignations: Withdrawing resignations, Immediate resignations and resignations when faced with dismissals

Alicia Venter

Can I withdraw my resignation and notice of termination? 
Yes, but the employer does not have to accept it. [Read More…]

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2022-05-16

Fair suspension before and after a disciplinary hearing

Roxanne Fielies: 16 May 2022

Suspension falls into two categories: one after discipline as a disciplinary measure and one before discipline to remove the employee, and to investigate. [Read More…]

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2022-03-20

Dismissal for dishonesty during a disciplinary hearing

An employee who colluded to corroborate a false statement regarding a breach of Covid-19 protocols by a fellow employee was charged with gross dishonesty. [Read More…]

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2022-03-02

Limits on foreign nationals in employment and in some economic sectors.

Some sectors of the economy will soon be reserved exclusively for South Africans, and the employment of foreign nationals limited.

The National Labour Migration Policy (NLMP) was released for public comment on Monday, introducing employment quotas on foreign workers, as well as ban foreigners from starting small businesses in some sectors. [Read More…]

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2022-02-08

National Minimum Wage increase as of 01 March 2022

The gazetted increase for the national minimum wage is R23.19 per hour for all employees, including farmworkers and domestic workers. [Read More…]

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BBBEE Mining charter is policy, not law

The recent Pretoria High Court judgment found that the current BBBEE Mining Charter constitutes a policy, not a law. [Read More…]

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2022-02-07

Zimbabwean Exemption Permits (ZEP)

In November 2021, Cabinet decided not to renew the Zimbabwean Special Dispensation Permits (ZSPs), which was set to end on the 31st of December 2021. [Read More…]

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