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Motsoeneng challenges suspension ruling
Motsoeneng challenges suspension ruling

South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has initiated a legal process to stall a court's order to suspend him.

30 Oct 2014 07:19

Empowerment charter of GO!Durban unveiled
Empowerment charter of GO!Durban unveiled

GO!Durban, the city's integrated rapid public transport network (IRPTN), one of the largest infrastructure projects in South Africa, unveiled its unique empowerment charter after a day's workshop with various stakeholders.

29 Oct 2014 14:42

Jacques van Wyk
Draft Code of Good Practice on equal pay for work of equal value

The Minister of Labour published the Draft Code of Good Practice on equal pay for work of equal value ('Draft Code') on 29 September 2014. The Draft Code is available for public comment until 31 October 2014.

By Jacques van Wyk 29 Oct 2014 12:42

Draft Code on equal pay available for comment
Draft Code on equal pay available for comment

The Minister of Labour published the Draft Code of Good Practice on equal pay for work of equal value (Draft Code) on 29 September 2014. The Draft Code is available for public comment until 31 October 2014.

By Jacques van Wyk 29 Oct 2014 07:39

New Presidential BEE Advisory Council appointed
New Presidential BEE Advisory Council appointed

PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma has appointed new members of the Presidential Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) Advisory Council. The appointments have been made in terms of section 6 of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Council Act of 2003.

24 Oct 2014 13:21

Employee is entitled to approach CCMA directly
Employee is entitled to approach CCMA directly

An employee who is not represented by a trade union, during the purposes of a retrenchment exercise, is entitled to approach the CCMA for the purposes of ensuring the employer discloses all information relevant to the exercise.

By Jacques van Wyk, Andre van Heerden and Unesu Moyo 23 Oct 2014 08:03

Employers prohibited from accepting payments by employees
Employers prohibited from accepting payments by employees

Amendments to Basic Conditions of Employment Act aim to prevent employers from requiring employees to make payments to secure employment.

By Lauren Salt and Sidasha Naidoo 21 Oct 2014 07:00

MTN offering voluntary retrenchment to cut staff costs
MTN offering voluntary retrenchment to cut staff costs

MTN SA said last week that over 240 managers have taken voluntary retrenchment packages. The company embarked on a cost-reduction programme in August‚ following its poor financial performance...

By Thabiso Mochiko 21 Oct 2014 05:25

Cosatu plans 'funeral march' for e-tolls
Cosatu plans 'funeral march' for e-tolls

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) plans to hold a symbolic "funeral march" for Gauteng's e-toll system over the weekend.

17 Oct 2014 12:04

Emergency workers urged to end illegal strike
Emergency workers urged to end illegal strike

Gauteng's Department of Health says normal emergency services have not yet been badly affected by the illegal and unprotected strike of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) workers.

By More Matshediso 17 Oct 2014 09:05

MEC liable for damages after doctor's rape
MEC liable for damages after doctor's rape

An employee, who suffered the horrendous ordeal of being raped whilst on duty, is not precluded from suing her employer for damages.

By Johan Botes 13 Oct 2014 09:53

RecruitProtect is recruitment insurance: Money back! - Ad Talent
RecruitProtect is recruitment insurance: Money back!

Recruitment agency guarantees have long been a bone of contention between employers and agencies alike. It is a grey area that is difficult to enforce especially in the event a placement doesn't work out...

Issued by Ad Talent 9 Oct 2014 13:02

Draft Code on Equal Pay published for comment
Draft Code on Equal Pay published for comment

The key objective of the Draft Code of Good Practice on Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value is to provide practical steps to both employers and employees in the manner in which the principle of equal remuneration for work of equal value should be applied in the workplace.

6 Oct 2014 13:36

Government to promote access to economic opportunities
Government to promote access to economic opportunities

PRETORIA: Government will promote access to economic opportunities to address poverty, inequality and unemployment, says Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

2 Oct 2014 11:41

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