The 2017 edition of the Labour Law and Employment Manual is now available

Table of Contents Part A -Workplace Discipline and Dismissal Part B - The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and Bargaining Councils Part C: Employment Equity Part D: Equal Pay/ Remuneration for Work of Equal Value Part E: Basic Conditions of Employment  Part F: Human Resources and Common Workplace Challenges  Part G: Retrenchments  Part … Continue reading The 2017 edition of the Labour Law and Employment Manual is now available

Workshops

Basic Labour Relations Full Day Workshop 22 June 2017: Southern Sun: OR Tambo International Airport   Module 1 – General Insubordination Job Descriptions & Extra duties Absenteeism & Medical certificates Smoking in the workplace Module 2 – The Code of Good Practice on Dismissal Schedule 8: The Code of Good Practice on dismissals Fair reasons … Continue reading Workshops

CASE STUDY

PREMIER FOODS (PTY) LTD (NELSPRUIT) v COMMISSION FOR CONCILIATION, MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION and GLEN CORMACK N.O. and MAROPENG STEWARD LEKOKOTLA (case no: JR 2103 / 12) (8 November 2016), before Snyman, AJ. “The LRA permits councils and the CCMA to arbitrate disputes immediately if conciliation fails. The process of ‘con-arb’ collapses the normal two-phase process … Continue reading CASE STUDY

How to draft rules, regulations, policies and procedures

Policies and Procedures   29 March 2017: Emperors Palace: Convention Centre Module 1: Introduction How to amend contracts: Guidelines Avoid unilateral changes The importance of rules and regulations How to draft company policies and procedures Module 2: Electronic Communications and Information security Draft an internet and e mail abuse policy Electronic communications policies Employee privacy … Continue reading How to draft rules, regulations, policies and procedures

How far can the remedy of Reinstatement be stretched?

By Neil Coetzer, Partner, Employment Law, Benefits & Industrial Relations, Cowan-Harper Attorneys In Mashaba v South African Football Association (J122/17) [2017] ZALCJHB 53 (21 February 2017) the Labour Court dealt with an interesting application brought by the former head coach of the Senior Men’s National South African Football Team, ‘Shakes’ Mashaba. Mashaba had applied to … Continue reading How far can the remedy of Reinstatement be stretched?

Electronically exposed – what your employees should know

  The digital world is exploding around us. Developments in electronic communications, social media, applications, internet, games, wearable technology and the like are happening so fast that workplace rules cannot keep up. Employers are nevertheless obliged to take reasonable steps to address these issues and minimise potential liability. Introduction Workplaces nowadays depend on computers, electronic … Continue reading Electronically exposed – what your employees should know