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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

Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium's net loss of R302m
Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium's net loss of R302m

Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium has reported a net loss of R302m for the 6 months to June from a loss of just R10m at the same time a year ago.

30 Sep 2014 12:50

Ekurhuleni asks residents to use 'other means' to view statements
Ekurhuleni asks residents to use 'other means' to view statements

Ekurhuleni council has asked its residents who are not receiving their printed municipal accounts because of the Post Office strike to use of other options to view their monthly statement.

30 Sep 2014 09:37

SAE4D comments on the proposed Social Inclusion Policy Framework
SAE4D comments on the proposed Social Inclusion Policy Framework

South African Employers for Disability (SAE4D) has commented on the proposed draft Social Inclusion Policy Framework for higher education and training institutions.

30 Sep 2014 08:00

Disciplinary cases to be centralised on database
Disciplinary cases to be centralised on database

Government has established a central database of disciplinary cases in the public service in order to speed up the resolution of cases.

29 Sep 2014 08:44

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr hosts employment seminar
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr hosts employment seminar

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's employment seminar which was recently held in Johannesburg was attended by DLA Piper's Africa partner firms from Mozambique, Botswana, Kenya and Uganda.

26 Sep 2014 09:10

Strikes hurt metal output in SA
Strikes hurt metal output in SA

The month-long strike by metal workers in July had a drastic effect on the output of the metals and engineering sector, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) says.

By Mark Allix 25 Sep 2014 09:21

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