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?
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
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
Provided by HiiL By Adam Oxford Topics Technology Law 08 Jun 2017 They are sophisticated and highly functional institutions, modelled on centuries of learning and experience throughout the world. They purport to be democratic institutions, but in reality often serve a small niche of the population who gain access by the sole virtue of their … Continue reading Why the law is ready for disruption Justice Innovators
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
Provided by ENSafrica By Irvin Lawrence & Kara Barnard Topics Dispute Resolution | Labour Law 16 Feb 2017 In the recent decision in Enforce Security Group v Mwelase Fikile and Others, the South African Labour Appeal Court was tasked with looking at the validity of an automatic termination clause in the context of a fixed-term … Continue reading Automatic Termination Of Employment: Not Always Clear-cut
Provided by Bowmans By Randall Van Voore Topics Commercial & Corporate Law | Criminal Law | Labour Law 09 Jan 2017 During an investigation, it is necessary to consider whether an employee has committed misconduct. In terms of South African law, this requires consideration of whether or not the employee contravened a rule or standard … Continue reading The Employee Misconduct And Investigation Process
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  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?
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
Provided by ENSafrica By Alex Ferreira & Shivani Moodley Topics Family Law | Labour Law 26 Jan 2017 2017 looks set to bring about unprecedented change in South Africa when it comes to leave relating to the birth or adoption of a child. A fresh approach to maternity leave has already been sanctioned by the … Continue reading Part 1: The New Approach To Maternity Leave