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Paying the price for unfair procedure

The Labour Court delivered its judgment in the matter of Satawu and Others v Sihlangene Security & Cleaning CC and Another on 27 March 2018, whereby the court showed its displeasure for a complete absence of prior procedure followed when dismissing employees.

By Tracy Robbins 3 days ago

Government determined to conclude wage negotiations

Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says government is seized with working towards concluding a multi-term wage agreement with unions...

17 May 2018

Labour outlines plan to enforce minimum wage compliance

Labour Deputy Minister Inkosi Phathekile Holomisa says once the National Minimum wage gets implemented, more resources will be required to ensure that employers comply with the new policy...

16 May 2018

Sars reaches settlement with Vlok Symington

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has reached a settlement with senior official Vlok Symington...

16 May 2018

When employee suspensions go wrong

Employers need to think twice before they simply suspend an employee. If the suspension turns out to be unfair, the employer may need to fork out more money than bargained for...

7 May 2018

Tom Moyane served with disciplinary charges

Suspended SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane has been served with disciplinary charges, the Presidency announced...

4 May 2018

Home Affairs to enforce legal immigrant employment

Companies may expect "a knock on the door" from the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) to conduct required audits and investigations on their employment practices of immigrant workers, Director from the DHA's Corporate Account Unit, Ben Makhalemele has warned...

By Tasia Brummer 26 Apr 2018

South Africa's strike rate isn't as bad as it's made out to be

South Africa's parliament is currently debating amendments to the Labour Relations Act that will change how workers can go on strike...

By Carin Runciman 25 Apr 2018

Public comment sought on BEE codes

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is seeking public comment on the proposed amendments to the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment (B-BBEE) Codes of Good Practice...

24 Apr 2018

How to prepare for BBBEE verification

Whether businesses are start-up operations or listed entities, they need to meet specific Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) criteria to conduct business in South Africa, especially with government bodies and public-sector organisations.

23 Apr 2018

DPSA asks for more time on wage negotiations

The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) has requested for more time for consultations on the public service wage negotiations that are currently underway...

23 Apr 2018

How to check if potential employees are sex offenders

The National Registrar for Sex Offenders (NSRO) may not be readily available to the general public but for those who employ people who work with children or disabled people, access is given to protect these vulnerable groups...

20 Apr 2018

Two wrongs don't make a right - the Labour Appeal Court cleans up the mess

In Clencor Pty Ltd v Mngezana NO and Others, the Labour Appeal Court was required to consider whether the Labour Court erred in coming to a conclusion as to the relevance of evidence not presented at the CCMA

By Lauren Salt and Tiisetso Rabolao 19 Apr 2018

Minimum wage bill before Parliamentary Portfolio Committee

The Department of Labour says the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Bill and supporting Basic Conditions of Employment and Labour Relations Bills are currently before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Labour, for consideration....

12 Apr 2018

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