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Only the board can appoint SABC executives

The executive members of the SABC should be appointed solely by the board without any requirement of approval by the minister of communications, the High Court in Johannesburg ruled on Tuesday...

1 day ago

Shambles at Eskom panel

Disciplinary proceedings against suspended acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko had a second false start on Monday...

By Kyle Cowan 2 days ago

Will the new minimum wage be enough?

The new National Minimum Wage has finally been tabled and it is causing consternation across country and company. Pressing questions remain around the still low amount, and its viability in the current economy...

13 Oct 2017

Clover management and workers at odds over 'illegal' strike action

A wage dispute has led to workers at Clover in Port Elizabeth embarking on a strike until two demands are met...

By Riaan Marais 28 Sep 2017

Section 41 register not published - how does this affect employment equity compliance?

For South African businesses, employment equity compliance plays a crucial role in B-BBEE scoring as it falls within the five pillars of the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice...

27 Sep 2017

Too early for interdict - judge tells 'melodramatic' Vlok Symington

The Pretoria High Court on Friday dismissed an urgent application by SA Revenue Service (SARS) official Vlok Symington to halt disciplinary proceedings against him.

By Kyle Cowan 26 Sep 2017

Lawsuit accuses Google of paying women less than men

SAN FRANCISCO, US: A trio of former Google employees filed a lawsuit accusing the technology giant of paying women less than men for the same work...

18 Sep 2017

Refusal to accept retracted resignations does not constitute dismissal

The CCMA has ruled that that the withdrawal of resignation cannot have any effect unless the employer consents to such withdrawal...

By Andre Van Heerden and Jacques van Wyk 13 Sep 2017

Europe rights court backs employee fired over private messages

Europe's top rights court ruled Tuesday, 5 September 2017, in favour of a Romanian man fired by his employer over private messages sent at work, overturning a previous decision with wide ramifications for privacy in the workplace...

5 Sep 2017

SA minister quits over women's assault claims

South Africa's deputy higher education minister Mduduzi Manana resigned on Saturday over accusations that he physically assaulted two women at a Johannesburg nightclub...

21 Aug 2017

More Eskom managers in firing line over R1.6bn deal

An investigation into irregularities costing Eskom billions of rand and triggering the suspension of chief financial officer Anoj Singh in July could lead to the suspension of five more senior managers...

By Stephan Hofstatter and Sikonathi Mantshantsha 17 Aug 2017

The importance of strategic policies when dealing with racism

Strata-G Labour Solutions advises companies, including schools, to make sure they adopt appropriate strategies and implement relevant policies in order to identify and eliminate racism in the workplace...

16 Aug 2017

Varying decisions on bargaining agreements and cancellations

A curious statutory effect of collective agreements is that a collective bargaining agreement amends the contracts of employment of individual employees...

By Johan Botes 15 Aug 2017

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