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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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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

Competition Tribunal ruling on Oceana deal

Fishing company Oceana has been ordered to sell Foodcorp's fishing rights along with its Glenryck brand‚ as a condition for approval of a transaction allowing Oceana to take over the fishing business of Foodcorp.

By Amanda Visser 16 Apr 2014 09:31

Competition Tribunal allows Afgri, AgriGroupe merger

The Competition Tribunal has explained its decision to include an agreement reached between government departments and merging groups Afgri and AgriGroupe as part of its condition to approve the transaction.

16 Apr 2014 10:35

SABC's DA ad ban backfires

NEWSWATCH: Guardian Liberty Voice reports that after the SABC banned a Democratic Alliance ad, the same ad has gone viral. (Videos)

14 Apr 2014 08:58

Public protector to meet with Sanral on e-tolls billing system

The public protector's office has met the National Consumer Commission to discuss motorists' complaints about Sanral's e-tolls billing system.

14 Apr 2014 10:27

R2K, SOS take on SABC over phone monitoring

The Right2Know Campaign and SOS: Support Public Broadcasting, are taking on the SABC following reports that editorial staffers' phones are being monitored.

14 Apr 2014 09:43

Town rents out owners' land to Vodacom

Property developer Pierre Gerber thought he owned a share of a pristine Karoo koppie outside Ladismith in the Western Cape.

By Bobby Jordan 14 Apr 2014 10:45

Independent Communications Amended Act signed into law

President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Amendment Act, 2014 (Act No.2 of 2014), the Presidency said on Friday, 11 April 2014.

14 Apr 2014 06:32

Labour Court quotes DLA Piper report

A research report issued by DLA Piper, which contained a South African chapter quoting the head of the Employment Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, Aadil Patel, has received the attention of the South Africa judiciary system, when it was quoted in a judgement delivered in April this year in the South African Labour Court.

14 Apr 2014 11:24

North West schools to re-open says Premier

North West Premier Thandi Modise says she is confident that learners, who missed classes at 45 schools as a result of violent protests in the province over the past week, will be able to attend school once again from today (14 April).

14 Apr 2014 07:53

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

Telkom's Maseko baulks at order to attend course

Telkom has instructed its lawyers to write a letter to the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) demanding clarity on its decision that the group's Chief Executive‚ Sipho Maseko‚ attend a corporate governance and director's duties course.

By Thabiso Mochiko 11 Apr 2014 11:07

A cautionary taal - translation lessons from SA's interpreting failures

Consider again the extraordinary achievements of Thamsanqa Dyantyi, the world's worst sign-language interpreter.

By Françoise Henderson 11 Apr 2014 06:57

Menlyn casino opponents may go to court

The Gauteng Gambling Board's pending decision on whether Sun International can relocate its Morula Casino from Mabopane, north of Pretoria, to Menlyn, in Pretoria, East, is likely to be contested in court.

11 Apr 2014 11:24

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

ICASA wants SABC/MultiChoice deal investigated

ICASA asked the SABC and MultiChoice to provide a copy of the agreement but both parties have failed to honour that request, hence ICASA has turned to the Competition Commission.

10 Apr 2014 11:27

Impact of Pension Funds Act on annuities and divorce

The question often arises why a spouse can't claim from an annuity in the case of a divorce. The answer lies in the applicable legislation, specifically the Pension Fund Act and the Divorce Act. The aim of Section 37A of the Pension Funds Act is to protect a member's pension benefits from his/her creditors, and it expressly limits a fund's ability to deduct amounts from a member's pension benefit.

By Lize de la Harpe 10 Apr 2014 12:59

Employment contract must make provision for lawful deductions

According to Sections 34(1)(a) and 34(2) of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act of 1997 (BCEA), an employer can make a deduction from an employee's remuneration for any losses or damages caused by the employee's negligence during the course of employment, provided the requisite requirements are met.

By Jacques van Wyk and Andre van Heerden 10 Apr 2014 09:36

Lawyers at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr win awards

Peter Hesseling, Johan Latsky and Aadil Patel have been named as winning partners in the 2014 Client Choice International Awards which were announced in London recently. Hesseling and Latsky are directors in the Corporate and Commercial practice, while Patel is national head of the Employment practice at business law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.

10 Apr 2014 13:14

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