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Minimum wages to be set for gardening service workers
Minimum wages to be set for gardening service workers

The Department of Labour is conducting countrywide public hearings on the garden and landscaping services to determine minimum wages for the sector.

2 Oct 2014 07:21

Disciplinary cases to be centralised on database
Disciplinary cases to be centralised on database

Government has established a central database of disciplinary cases in the public service in order to speed up the resolution of cases.

29 Sep 2014 08:44

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr hosts employment seminar
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr hosts employment seminar

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's employment seminar which was recently held in Johannesburg was attended by DLA Piper's Africa partner firms from Mozambique, Botswana, Kenya and Uganda.

26 Sep 2014 09:10

Employment law specialists must offer more proactive services
Employment law specialists must offer more proactive services

This year, South Africa had witnessed the longest industrial action within the mining sector. In addition, a raft of new employment laws were in the process of being enacted in South Africa.

22 Sep 2014 11:49

LRA and transfer of employees in outsourcing arrangements
LRA and transfer of employees in outsourcing arrangements

To what extent, if any, can employees be transferred from one employer to another in circumstances where an outsourcing arrangement is terminated with one service provider and another outsourcing arrangement for the provision of the same services is entered into with a new service provider?

By Jacques van Wyk and Andre van Heerden 19 Sep 2014 06:38

John Mc Loughlin
When your good guy goes bad

One of our clients recently ousted one of its most trusted employees, who had been using the company's clients, intellectual property and contacts to run his own business, in direct competition with his current employer.

By John Mc Loughlin 17 Sep 2014 08:24

SA and China to improve employment services
SA and China to improve employment services

South Africa and China will sign an agreement to open the way for the two countries to cooperate in the fields of human resource development and employment services.

12 Sep 2014 10:41

SAP's refusal to promote Barnard was not unlawful
SAP's refusal to promote Barnard was not unlawful

On 2 September 2014, the Constitutional Court (CC) handed down judgment in an application for leave to appeal against a judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in the South African Police Service v Solidarity obo Barnard CCT 01/14 case.

8 Sep 2014 13:39

Minimum wage has serious implications for business
Minimum wage has serious implications for business

Business organisations urged caution about the implementation of a national minimum wage, which they warned could result in widespread job losses as employers try to cut operational costs.

5 Sep 2014 10:32

BCEAA introduces important changes to Employment Act
BCEAA introduces important changes to Employment Act

The Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Act (BCEAA) came into effect on 1 September 2014.

5 Sep 2014 10:23

Mooi River municipality disbanded, councillors fired
Mooi River municipality disbanded, councillors fired

Mooi Mpofana municipality in Mooi River has been dissolved and its seven councillors fired, Nomusa Dube-Ncube the MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) told media on Wednesday (3 September).

By More Matshediso 4 Sep 2014 09:20

Anton Ressel
Let's stop throwing stones in the well

There is a song called 'Traffic in the Sky' by laid-back musician Jack Johnson that contains a lyric that has always stuck with me...

By Anton Ressel 4 Sep 2014 09:13

Sexual harassment vs inappropriate comment
Sexual harassment vs inappropriate comment

What would you do if a business colleague at an off-duty dinner said the following to you after dinner: "Do you want a lover tonight?"

By Olivia Eleanor Timothy and Zaryl Bhero 29 Aug 2014 07:45

Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now
Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now

The Webber Wentzel Legal Journalist of the Year Award recognises outstanding work in the field of legal journalism.

28 Aug 2014 05:57

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