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Will journalists be allowed to go back to work? SABC won't say

The SABC will not say whether the four journalists who won their case in the Labour Court on Tuesday, 26 July 2016, will be allowed to return to work...

By Genevieve Quintal and Franny Rabkin 2 days ago

Companies face myriad labour laws on moving into Africa

Growing economic integration between SA and its continental peers may ultimately see local companies obligated to retain employees even when they move parts of their operations offshore...

25 Jul 2016

SA, Zambia sign MoU to safeguard migrant workers' rights

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will help South Africa and Zambia to ensure that migrant workers' rights are protected in the two countries...

20 Jul 2016

CCMA rules in favour of Parliament in bonus case

The Council for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has dismissed an application by the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) in relation to the payment of bonuses in 2015...

19 Jul 2016

ADR Register launches IMI Qualifying Assessment Programme and introduces skills test for mediators

ADR Register has been accredited as a Qualifying Assessment Programme (QAP) of the International Mediation Institute (IMI) for the African continent...

Issued by Global Network Group 19 Jul 2016

First Comic Contracts introduced to ClemenGold fruit-pickers

In an innovative move, Indigo Fruit Growers will be offering their fruit picking employees the world's first Comic Contracts. The aim is to make contracts easier to understand...

14 Jul 2016

When strikes turn political, who is accountable?

Where a political party intervenes in a strike, any concerns that the employer has must be raised with the political party and not with the trade unions or employees...

By Aadil Patel and Stephanie Goncalves 13 Jul 2016

SABC brings more charges against suspended journalists, says union

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has brought more charges against three of its eight suspended journalists, the trade union Solidarity said on Monday...

By Genevieve Quintal 12 Jul 2016

To command and obey - employer vs employee rights at the SABC

The current situation at the SABC brings into question the rights of employers to issue commands and the duty of employees to obey and carry out such instructions...

By Johan Botes 7 Jul 2016

BBBEE screws tighten on South African businesses

Many South African businesses face a stiff challenge in meeting their accreditation targets as they prepare for their first audits under the stricter BBBEE codes...

7 Jul 2016

New BEE Regulations addresses two key aspects

The final Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Regulations, in terms of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act (BEE Act), were gazetted by the Minister of Trade and Industry in early June 2016. The Regulations came into effect the same day...

7 Jul 2016

Ex-Saint Laurent designer wins USD13m payout in contract dispute

PARIS, FRANCE: Hedi Slimane, the former creative director of French fashion house Saint Laurent, is to receive $13 million in a contractual dispute over his departure from the company, his lawyer said on Wednesday, 29 June 2016...

1 Jul 2016

Refusal to work does not always constitute a strike

In G4S Cash Solutions SA v Motor Transport Workers Union and Others, the employer required its employees to work on Sundays and on public holidays. The employees refused to do so because they were not given an increase in the remuneration for work on those days...

By Sipelelo Lityi and Stephanie Gonclaves 23 Jun 2016

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