Stoned staff? What are employers' rights regarding weed in the workplace?

What is the potential impact of the Constitutional Court's cannabis-use ruling on companies, and what should employers do next...?

By Rudy D Maritz 1 day ago

Court denies Radebe's appeal over removal from Transnet board

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has welcomed the high court's decision to dismiss Seth Radebe's application challenging his removal from office...

1 day ago

Leave judgment rustles employers

Is an employer bound by its own changes to its leave policy? What happens when the employer disputes whether the changes were ever implemented, and there is no witness to gainsay claims of what happened...

By Johan Botes 3 days ago

How does your company measure up on the LGBTI+ workplace equality index?

The South African LGBT+ Management Forum has released its inaugural South African Workplace Equality Index...

12 Sep 2018

Are suspensive conditions in employment contracts valid?

There is a fine line between suspending (or resolving) an employment agreement in a permissible manner and depriving an employee of the right to security of employment...

By Lauren Salt and Donovan Lindhorst 12 Sep 2018

Can you dismiss an employee who refuses to obey instructions?

In the case of Media Workers' Association of South Africa obo Hoohlo and others v SABC, the CCMA had to consider whether the employees were fairly dismissed for gross insubordination...

By Jacques van Wyk 11 Sep 2018

Innovative Staffing Solutions, NTM sign 3-year 'no strike' agreement

Following a four-month negotiation process, Innovative Staffing Solutions and the National Transport Movement (NTM) union, have agreed that no staff members will partake in unprotected strikes or go-slows over the next three years...

7 Sep 2018

Understanding obligations and the law when it comes to immigrant employees

Many people throughout Africa, look at South Africa as a place which offers socio-economic opportunities; and as a result, it has become home to many inter-regional and inter-continental migrants seeking gainful employment...

By Kirsten Eiser & Cherise Walker 7 Sep 2018

Incidence of qualification fraud remains high

According to Managed Integrity Evaluation (MIE) research, misrepresentation and fraud of qualifications remains high and that a candidate's qualification(s) is the most likely aspect to contain discrepancies...

4 Sep 2018

Thuli Madonsela, Ebrahim Patel to headline 2018 SASLAW Conference

Former public protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela and minister of economic development Ebrahim Patel have been confirmed as headline speakers at the 2018 SASLAW Conference...

3 Sep 2018

Waging war on minimum wage in South Africa

South Africa's labour market, currently fraught with high rates of poverty, inequality and unemployment, will soon see an overhaul as far as employee wages are concerned...

By Tracy Robbins & Rui Lopes 31 Aug 2018

Eskom signs wage agreement with unions

Eskom has signed a wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA).

31 Aug 2018

Sexual harassment in the workplace - urban SA stats revealed

Research agency Columinate recently engaged 1000 urban South Africans to investigate the statistics behind sexual harassment in the workplace...

31 Aug 2018

Incorrect to assume that SA labour laws are one-sided towards employee

South African labour laws are renowned as being progressive and protective of employees' rights...

By Bradley Workman- Davies 30 Aug 2018

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