Who To Consult During A Retrenchment Exercise?

Provided by Werksmans Attorneys By Sandile July Topics Commercial & Corporate Law | Labour Law 28 Dec 2015 During a contemplated retrenchment exercise, an employer has a legal obligation to consult with parties that might be affected by the retrenchment based on operational requirements of the employer. However, the pertinent question of who must be … Continue reading Who To Consult During A Retrenchment Exercise?

The Position Of Non-Citizens In Employment Agreements

Provided by Eversheds Sutherland Eversheds Sutherland represents the coming together of two firms with a shared ethos and commitment to client service excellence. We are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence and for providing innovative a... more By Caroline Samy Topics Contract Law | Labour Law 11 Oct 2016 In order to encourage … Continue reading The Position Of Non-Citizens In Employment Agreements

A Culture Of Zero Tolerance With Regards to Sexual Harassment Must be Enforced In The Workplace

Provided by Bowmans Topics Commercial & Corporate Law | Labour Law | Running Your Practice 02 Sep 2016 South African businesses must ensure they have a policy in place to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace and that this policy is effectively communicated and understood by all employees. This is according to Sisi Nxumalo, a … Continue reading A Culture Of Zero Tolerance With Regards to Sexual Harassment Must be Enforced In The Workplace

A workforce emerges

Although the first recorded May Day celebration in South Africa dates back to 1895, we have only officially celebrated Worker’s Day since 1994. We recognise this day, in South Africa and in 80 countries around the world, in an effort to ensure fair labour practices and employment standards for all workers. The need for legislation … Continue reading A workforce emerges

Does The CCMA Have A Say Over Employment Disputes That Arise Abroad?

Provided by Bowmans By Nonkululeko Mkhwanazi Topics Labour Law 08 Dec 2016 A word of caution to South African companies with branches outside of South Africa: the Labour Appeal Court has in Monare v South African Tourism and Others [2016] 2 BLLR 115 (LAC) (Monare) confirmed that the CCMA may have jurisdiction to hear employment … Continue reading Does The CCMA Have A Say Over Employment Disputes That Arise Abroad?

What You Should Know Before Monitoring Employees’ Emails

Provided by Bowmans By Rosalind Davey & Rovina Asray Topics Labour Law | Technology Law 23 Jan 2017 In today’s world, it is virtually impossible to conduct business without using some form of electronic communication. Many employers provide electronic resources such as e-mail and internet facilities to their employees to enable them to carry out … Continue reading What You Should Know Before Monitoring Employees’ Emails