2021-07-28

Metal Industries Negotiations DEADLOCKED

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

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2021-07-26

Can you make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory? Yes…BUT…

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

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2021-07-20

TERS extended again, but paid directly to employees

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

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2021-07-16

Metal and Engineering Industries negotiations update.

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

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The online portal to register your POPIA Information Officer has crashed.

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…]

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2021-06-28

Permit to travel in and out of Gauteng in Lockdown Level 4.

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…]

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2021-06-15

Guidelines published on mandatory vaccinations in the workplace.

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…]

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2021-05-20

DTI Minister clarifies the misinterpretation of Trusts, NPC’s, Broad Based Schemes and Employee Ownership Schemes.

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…]

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2021-05-13

NUMSA tables Metal Industry demands for 2021 negotiations.

NUMSA sent their demands for the Metal and Engineering Industries’ 2021’s wage negotiations on 10 May 2021. [Read More…]

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2021-04-16

COVID-19 Vaccination Registration for over 60s

Over 60s can register for COVID-19 vaccinations on line on the Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS) from today: https://vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za/#/

All those vaccinated will be placed on a national register and provided with a vaccination card. [Read More…]

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2021-03-12

EMPLOYER’S NOTES: DOMESTIC WORKERS COVERED BY WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION.

Employers of domestic workers need to register with Workman’s Compensation so that their employees are covered for workplace injuries and diseases. [Read More…]

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2021-03-08

Extended COVID-19 TERS relief for 24 sectors

The extended TERS relief has been extended and applies to the period of 16 October 2020 until 15 March 2021.   

Category 1: Those employees whose employers are not permitted to commence operations, either partially or in full, in terms of the December 2020 regulations. [Read More…]

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2021-02-22

National strike action on 24 February 2021.

The strike action calls for a mass stay away of workers. [Read More…]

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2021-02-10

New earnings threshold: R211 596.30 per annum

The Minister of Employment and Labour has determined that all employees earning in excess of R211 596.30 per annum (R17 633.02 per month) are excluded from the following sections of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, as of 01 March 2021:

- Section 9: Ordinary hours of work;
- Section 10: Overtime;
- Section 11: Compressed working week;
- Section 12: Average of hours of work;
- Section 14: Meal intervals;
- Section 15: Daily and weekly rest period;
- Section 16: Pay for work on Sundays;
- Section 17(2): Transport and night shift allowances;
- Section 18(3): Pay for public holidays where the employee works on a day he/she would not ordinarily work 

Employees who earn in excess of R211 596.30 per annum are excluded from the above provisions

Employees earning under the threshold are required to receive the provisions of those sections. [Read More…]

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2021-02-09

Minimum Wage increase from 01 March 2021: R21.69 per hour.

The new National Minimum wage from 01 March 2021 is:

- R21.69 for each ordinary hour. [Read More…]

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