The contentious Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill was eventually passed by the National Assembly on Wednesday, 5 March, but only after a delay as too few MPs were in the house to constitute a quorum.
By Linda Ensor 6 Mar 2014 10:04
The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has approved the Public Administration Management Bill, which seeks to stop public servants from doing business with the State.
6 Mar 2014 07:10
South Africa's labour force can expect an improvement in the payment of benefits when the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Bill is signed into law.
6 Mar 2014 06:48
Trade union Solidarity decried the draft regulations of the recently amended Employment Equity Act as "not rational and unconstitutional", and vowed to challenge them in court if they were not changed.
By Linda Ensor 5 Mar 2014 11:05
Is it lawful for employees to challenge health and safety measures set in place by the employer, and are health and safety measures taken by an employer "matters of mutual interest" over which employees can collectively bargain and have the right to strike?
By Jacques van Wyk, Andre van Heerden and Unesu Moyo 26 Feb 2014 09:41
The Pan South African Language Board owes South African Revenue Service, (SARS) R3.3m, mainly in PAYE tax deducted from employees. It also owes its suppliers more than R13m.
24 Feb 2014 10:15
Can an employee who has a genuine cultural belief that she should attend a training course unrelated to her work or suffer illness, even death, be dismissed for misconduct if her application for leave was rejected by her employer and she refused a direct instruction to return to work?
By Jacques van Wyk, Andre van Heerden and Unesu Moyo 20 Feb 2014 07:29
The draft Immigration Regulations, which were published for comment on 14 February 2014, mean that employers will now also be faced with further amendments to the legal landscape in relation to expatriate employees.
19 Feb 2014 11:20
The Master of the High Court in Cape Town has authorised a warrant for the arrest of Anthony (Tony) Vaughan, director of Media Nova and various other publishing companies.
By Glenda Nevill 19 Feb 2014 10:05
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula acted in bad faith when she dismissed Armscor chairman Maomela Motau and his deputy Refiloe Mokoena‚ said Armscor's counsel in the Constitutional Court on Monday.
By Franny Rabkin 18 Feb 2014 12:10
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela released her report on the SABC yesterday. The report - 'When Governance and Ethics Fail' - paints a damning picture of abuse of power, mismanagement, waste and corruption, and outright dishonesty at the public broadcaster.
By Rod Baker 18 Feb 2014 07:38
Several hospital officials have been suspended for allegedly selling jobs to prospective employees.
17 Feb 2014 11:56
The latest Adcorp Employment Index (January 2014) indicates that the South African economy lost 36,290 jobs during January 2014. Unemployment, according to StatsSA, sits at 24.1% (or 4.8m people actively looking for work being unable to find jobs).
By Johan Botes 17 Feb 2014 09:42
Public Service managers and supervisors must understand service delivery policies, procedures and case law to be effective.
By Ingrid Barbara Lewin 11 Feb 2014 10:56
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