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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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Wits School of Law to discontinue undergraduate LLB

The University of the Witwatersrand has approved the plan of the School of Law to discontinue the undergraduate Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and to introduce the LLB postgraduate programme.

18 Apr 2014 14:42

Labour Court clarifies issue of annual leave

The question recently arose where employees had accumulated excessive annual leave, whether the employer could force its employees to forfeit the excessive leave not taken.

By Nicholas Preston 17 Apr 2014 07:16

Barnard v SAPS: a peculiarly South African tale

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) recently described the matter of Solidarity on behalf of Barnard v South African Police Service (165/2013) [2013] ZASCA 177 as a 'peculiarly South African tale' as it demonstrated the difficulty of correcting a situation created by a racist past.

By Gavin Stansfield and Anli Bezuidenhout 17 Apr 2014 06:56

Employment equity report 'disappointing and superficial'

The 14th report of the Commission for Employment Equity is a disappointing and superficial document that will do little to promote the real development of South Africa's human resources‚ the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Tuesday (15 April)

By Bekezela Phakathi 16 Apr 2014 09:57

SAB's soft drinks unit aims to cut 400 staff

The soft drinks division of South African Breweries (SAB) plans to cut more than 10% of its workforce in a restructuring programme aimed at reducing costs‚ SAB confirmed on Monday, 14 April 2014.

By Nick Hedley 15 Apr 2014 16:33

It is the time to honour, recognise and appreciate all South African working class

In commemorating workers' month, Community Divine Connection, in conjunction with BMK Advanced Corporate Training, is hosting the Workers Recognition and Appreciation Ceremony on 4 May at the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg.

Issued by SA Workers Ceremony 14 Apr 2014 13:40

Will Telkom's turnaround work?

It seems Telkom's Chief Executive Sipho Maseko has let slip its turnaround strategy but the big question is whether it can work.

By Gugu Lourie 14 Apr 2014 09:40

Eavesdropping at the SABC

NEWSWATCH: According to a Mail & Guardian report, SABC staff have been informed that their phones are being monitored by the NIA (National Intelligence Agency).

11 Apr 2014 07:45

Minister tackles discrimination in the workplace

PRETORIA: Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says despite the fact that South Africa has come a long way in the last 20 years of democracy, more needs to be done to change attitudes to end discrimination in the workplace.

11 Apr 2014 06:25

Job equity 'no threat to minorities'

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant reassured critics of the controversial draft regulations on employment equity that proposed guidelines for quotas would not prejudice coloureds and Indians.

11 Apr 2014 05:49

Telkom plans to cut R1bn in costs a year

Telkom aims to cut R1bn in costs every year for the next five years as it restructures its business to revive its fortunes and unlock shareholder value‚ chief executive Sipho Maseko said.

By Thabiso Mochiko 10 Apr 2014 09:58

Extension of B-BBEE Revised Codes can be used to test changes in system

The revised generic Codes of Good Practice (Revised Codes) which were promulgated on 11 October 2013, provided for a transitional period of 12 months during which entities are to familiarise themselves with and understand the provisions of the Revised Codes.

By Olga Meshoe 10 Apr 2014 09:21

Contract forces employer to pay deferred equity compensation

In the recent case of Steven Group v Renaissance BJM Securities (Pty) Ltd, the Labour Court was faced with the question whether an employee is entitled to payment of deferred equity compensation after he terminated the employment contract making provision for such payment.

By Mohsina Chenia and Shungu Mariti 10 Apr 2014 08:57

Peugeot rates Asian factories above SA's

South African manufacture of Peugeot's 301 sedan, which is designed for emerging markets, would give the French car maker the local credibility it has lacked since returning to the market in 2002.

By David Furlonger 9 Apr 2014 10:07

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