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Degree fraudsters to face the music

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says serious action will be taken against those who have fake qualification certificates...

1 day ago

Court puts its foot down on sexual harassment

In the case of MEC for Education v M (JA37/2012), a school principal was disciplined for sexually harassing a fellow teacher. A disciplinary hearing was held and he was dismissed...

By Samantha Bonato and Aadil Patel 3 days ago

Common mistakes employees make during disciplinary hearings

Whether it's a result of lapping up Suits or Law & Order is an open question, but we frequently see employees misconceiving their rights and obligations when faced with allegations of wrongdoing in the workplace...

By Johan Botes 21 Feb 2017

FEDHASA sheds light on immigration and labour regulations

A recent media briefing, after a meeting between South Africa's Minister of Home Affairs and industry stakeholders, has raised some concerns in the hospitality and tourism industry...

16 Feb 2017

Lawyers outline charges for top Acsa officials

A legal opinion prepared by law firm Norton Rose Fulbright spells out the damning allegations against Acsa CEO Bongani Maseko...

By Xolisa Phillip 14 Feb 2017

No end in sight to city manager stalemate

The standoff between Cooperative Governance MEC Fikile Xasa and Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip over the appointment of the city manager continues, with neither willing to back down...

13 Feb 2017

The transformation balancing act: SA faces a tipping point

SONA 2017 highlighted two key issues that must be carefully balanced: addressing economic inequality and encouraging FDI...

By Dharmesh Nagar 13 Feb 2017

When are the photos on your phone not yours?

Although an employee has a right to privacy, it is not absolute. An employee argued that his employer's instruction to hand over his mobile phone for inspection violated his right to privacy...

By Samantha Coetzer and Fiona Leppan 9 Feb 2017

Judges dodge heat

Controversial drunk-driving Judge Nkola Motata has handed South Africa's dodgy judges a disciplinary hall pass...

9 Feb 2017

Deputy President announces minimum wage of R3500

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the national minimum wage has been set at R20 per hour or R3500 per month for those that work a 40-hour week...

9 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Highlighting key labour themes for 2017

With South Africa's economy under significant pressure as it battles to eke out a mere 1% growth, labour disputes and retrenchments are on the rise...

7 Feb 2017

Seven tips for combatting white-collar crime

White-collar crime costs the South African economy a huge amount every year. One expert puts the figure at R930 million a year, and poor conviction rates are estimated to be driving a 50% rise in this kind of crime...

6 Feb 2017

Are automatic termination clauses valid or not?

There are many instances in which an employee's continued employment is dependent upon the requirements of a client of the employer...

By Gillian Lumb and Anli Bezuidenhout 6 Feb 2017

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