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47% workforce benefit from National Minimum Wage

The R20 per hour National Minimum Wage (NMW) will see 47% of the vulnerable workforce enjoying a rise in hourly wages...

1 day ago

How maternity/paternity leave structuring impacts your salary

Despite years of progress and an increased awareness surrounding gender equity in the workplace and society in general, women bare a disproportionate responsibility when it comes to childcare...

By Muhammed Goolab 3 days ago

Taking your high from home to work

Since the Constitutional Court declared the private use of cannabis legal, employers have been required to consider how best to deal with the effects of personal cannabis use in the workplace...

By Nadine Mather and Amy Gerson 11 Apr 2019

Impimpi Alive - whistleblowing system for minimum wage defaulters

The DOL has developed a new system that will allow employees to report companies that fail to comply with the National Minimum Wage Act...

By Jacques van Wyk 10 Apr 2019

Shedding some light on an employer's obligations during load shedding

It is no secret that the intensified load shedding has had a devastating economic effect on many companies. Without electricity, many businesses cannot function, and in those instances, employees are unable to work...

By Aadil Patel and Dylan Bouchier 8 Apr 2019

How to make the digital world work for your business

We frequently hear terms such as the 'digital workplace', the 'internet of things', 'automation in the workplace' and the 'future world of work' bandied about. But what does all of this mean for your business...?

By Rosalind Davey 4 Apr 2019

Sars seeks CCMA intervention in wage dispute

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) recently met with labour unions in an effort to resolve the salary increment impasse at the revenue collector...

27 Mar 2019

Judgment on employee suspension doesn't mean employers are in the clear

Despite a recent Constitutional Court judgment easing the burden on employers when dealing with precautionary suspension, a legal expert warns that employers can still be found guilty of committing an unfair labour practice...

25 Mar 2019

Keep up to date with the changing labour landscape

The South African labour landscape continues to shift with numerous changes to legislation effective 1 January 2019, requiring employers to bring themselves up to date to ensure compliance...

Issued by LexisNexis 19 Mar 2019

Immigration lawyer's arrest puts a spotlight on illegal work permits in SA

TimesLive recently reported that prominent Cape Town immigration lawyer, Craig Smith, had been arrested for allegedly duping the Department of Home Affairs into granting visas to his clients...

14 Mar 2019

Right to strike, but what about responsibility during a strike?

South African industrial action has become synonymous with violent, unlawful conduct, as was discussed in the recent case of Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union & Others v KPMM Road & Earthworks (31 October 2018)...

By Sanelisiwe Nyasulu 14 Mar 2019

Join the Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Management Training

There has been increasing emphasis by the Department of Labour on improving the overall health and safety performance of all industries in South Africa...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 13 Mar 2019

National Minimum Wage defaulters warned

Government has reiterated its commitment to clamp down on the growing practice of deliberately dodging labour laws, especially the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Act...

13 Mar 2019

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