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Degree fraudsters to face the music

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says serious action will be taken against those who have fake qualification certificates...

1 day ago

Court puts its foot down on sexual harassment

In the case of MEC for Education v M (JA37/2012), a school principal was disciplined for sexually harassing a fellow teacher. A disciplinary hearing was held and he was dismissed...

By Samantha Bonato and Aadil Patel 3 days ago

FEDHASA sheds light on immigration and labour regulations

A recent media briefing, after a meeting between South Africa's Minister of Home Affairs and industry stakeholders, has raised some concerns in the hospitality and tourism industry...

16 Feb 2017

Lawyers outline charges for top Acsa officials

A legal opinion prepared by law firm Norton Rose Fulbright spells out the damning allegations against Acsa CEO Bongani Maseko...

By Xolisa Phillip 14 Feb 2017

No end in sight to city manager stalemate

The standoff between Cooperative Governance MEC Fikile Xasa and Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip over the appointment of the city manager continues, with neither willing to back down...

13 Feb 2017

When are the photos on your phone not yours?

Although an employee has a right to privacy, it is not absolute. An employee argued that his employer's instruction to hand over his mobile phone for inspection violated his right to privacy...

By Samantha Coetzer and Fiona Leppan 9 Feb 2017

Judges dodge heat

Controversial drunk-driving Judge Nkola Motata has handed South Africa's dodgy judges a disciplinary hall pass...

9 Feb 2017

Gauteng Health HOD suspended

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has placed the Head of the Department of Health, Dr Tiego Selebano, on precautionary suspension in line with the recommendation of the Heath Ombudsman...

9 Feb 2017

Deputy President announces minimum wage of R3500

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the national minimum wage has been set at R20 per hour or R3500 per month for those that work a 40-hour week...

9 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Highlighting key labour themes for 2017

With South Africa's economy under significant pressure as it battles to eke out a mere 1% growth, labour disputes and retrenchments are on the rise...

7 Feb 2017

Are automatic termination clauses valid or not?

There are many instances in which an employee's continued employment is dependent upon the requirements of a client of the employer...

By Gillian Lumb and Anli Bezuidenhout 6 Feb 2017

More migrant worker checks

The Department of Home Affairs is set to increase its inspection of the sectors that employ large numbers of migrants...

By Karl Gernetzky 2 Feb 2017

Benefits of the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act

The new Act will make benefits available to a much larger proportion of the workforce, and also has the potential to stimulate economic growth.

By Arlene Leggat 25 Jan 2017

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