FlatPress My FlatPress blog FlatPress Admin 2021 2021-09-17T00:37:29+00:00 Admin ~/ Metal Industries closer to possible strike action. ~/?x=entry:entry210915-052732 2021-09-15T05:27:32+00:00 2021-09-15T05:27:32+00:00

With the 2021 metal industries negotiations dispute unresolved, and the 30 day window period expired, NUMSA called for the issuing of a certificate of non-resolution yesterday at the CCMA-facilitated MEIBC Dispute Sub-Committee Meeting. [Read More…]

TERS and workers affected by July’s unrest ~/?x=entry:entry210909-150743 2021-09-09T15:07:43+00:00 2021-09-09T15:07:43+00:00

Employers can apply for their employees affected by unrest in Gauteng and KwaZulu in July this year, but only if the business was recently closed directly due to destruction, damage or looting of the workplace. [Read More…]

50 questions and answers about mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations ~/?x=entry:entry210906-132635 2021-09-06T13:26:35+00:00 2021-09-06T13:26:35+00:00

President Ramaphosa says employees may refuse vaccination on medical and constitutional grounds. [Read More…]

Metal Industries wage negotiations still not resolved. ~/?x=entry:entry210906-083646 2021-09-06T08:36:46+00:00 2021-09-06T08:36:46+00:00

On 02 September 2021 at the CCMA parties to the metal and engineering industries wage negotiations agreed to continue negotiations in a serious endeavour to stave off the possibility of industry industrial action. [Read More…]

Your Employment Equity Plan may be scrapped next year to suit government-imposed targets. ~/?x=entry:entry210906-073759 2021-09-06T07:37:59+00:00 2021-09-06T07:37:59+00:00

The Employment Equity Act is set to be amended in 2022. [Read More…]

NUMSA’s Metal Industries demonstrations and picketing: 23 August 2021 ~/?x=entry:entry210820-063913 2021-08-20T06:39:13+00:00 2021-08-20T06:39:13+00:00

NUMSA has sent letters and emails to our Metal Industries clients regarding demonstrations and picketing to show their dissatisfaction with the wage proposals during this year’s negotiations. [Read More…]

Metal Industries Negotiations DEADLOCKED ~/?x=entry:entry210728-150042 2021-07-28T15:00:42+00:00 2021-07-28T15:00:42+00:00

NUMSA has registered a deadlock in the metal and engineering industry wage negotiations today. [Read More…]

Can you make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory? Yes…BUT… ~/?x=entry:entry210726-140334 2021-07-26T14:03:34+00:00 2021-07-26T14:03:34+00:00

Employers may make vaccinations mandatory, but it’s not as simple as an instruction. [Read More…]

TERS extended again, but paid directly to employees ~/?x=entry:entry210720-190830 2021-07-20T19:08:30+00:00 2021-07-20T19:08:30+00:00

The Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) has been extended once again for certain affected employees because of the adjusted Level 4. [Read More…]

Metal and Engineering Industries negotiations update. ~/?x=entry:entry210716-061839 2021-07-16T06:18:39+00:00 2021-07-16T06:18:39+00:00

SEIFSA tabled its conditional offer on 12 July 2021. [Read More…]

The online portal to register your POPIA Information Officer has crashed. ~/?x=entry:entry210716-061605 2021-07-16T06:16:05+00:00 2021-07-16T06:16:05+00:00

The Information Regulator has acknowledged the crash and has indicated that no Responsible Party will be held liable for failure to have registered by 01 July 2021. [Read More…]

Dismissing for looting ~/?x=entry:entry210716-061420 2021-07-16T06:14:20+00:00 2021-07-16T06:14:20+00:00

The media is full of images of looting in South Africa.  What action can you take if you identify an employee looting a supermarket. [Read More…]

Permit to travel in and out of Gauteng in Lockdown Level 4. ~/?x=entry:entry210628-065407 2021-06-28T06:54:07+00:00 2021-06-28T06:54:07+00:00

Last night President Ramaphosa announced the new lockdown regulations.  The regulations as they refer to the running of our businesses are:

- Interprovincial travel to and from Gauteng is prohibited unless it is for business purposes.  Anybody leaving or entering Gauteng must have a permit. [Read More…]

Guidelines published on mandatory vaccinations in the workplace. ~/?x=entry:entry210615-123710 2021-06-15T12:37:10+00:00 2021-06-15T12:37:10+00:00

The government has not made COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory, however guidelines were gazetted last week in the event that an employer decides to make vaccinations mandatory. [Read More…]

DTI Minister clarifies the misinterpretation of Trusts, NPC’s, Broad Based Schemes and Employee Ownership Schemes. ~/?x=entry:entry210520-050545 2021-05-20T05:05:45+00:00 2021-05-20T05:05:45+00:00

The BBBEE Commissioner has over the last few years put limitations on these kind of structures (Discretionaly Collective Enterprises.)
The Minister has finally clarified the misinterpretation – the BBBEE Commissioner will not be happy. [Read More…]