Labour Law: Downloads

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Handly Downloads: Labour Law Documents   New Minimum Wages: Wholesale and Retail Sector: 01 February 2018 to 31 January 2019 New Minimum Wages: Farm and Forestry workers Sectors: 01 March 2018 to 28 February 2019 New Minimum Wages: Domestic Workers and Contract Cleaning: 01 January 2018 to 30 November 2018 New Minimum Wages: Private Security […]

Legal advise for entrepreneurs

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The legal sector has in recent years had to play catch-up to the current fast-changing business environment. The sector has had to find ways to regulate new industries such as the new shared economy and disruptive innovations such as Uber and AirBnB. Other recent changes to the legal landscape was the introduction of new legislations such as the […]

Poor Performance or Misconduct

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Employers are often confronted with the dilemma of deciphering an employee’s failure to perform in accordance with expectation or instructions. Is the employee incapable of performing the tasks or not willing to do so? The answer to this question is critical as it will determine the process to be used to remedy the problem.   […]

Insight into the CCMA

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What to expect There comes a time that every employer will probably have to attend a matter at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) at some point in their ownership of a company. This is not something that anyone wants to deal with but, unfortunately, cannot be left in hope that it will […]

Economic crime soars in South Africa

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PricewaterhouseCoopers 2016 Global Economic Crime Survey shows that when it comes to economic crimes, South Africa is ahead of the curve. The latest edition of the biennial Global Economic Crime Survey showed the level at which this form of crime currently occurs within the country’s borders, is nearly double that of its international counterparts – […]

Labour disputes, arbitration awards bind new employers

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When acquiring a business, as a going concern, employers need to be mindful of any existing labour disputes or arbitration awards in this business as these could pose serious risks to the success of the transaction. Where a transaction amounts to a transfer of a business as a going concern, section 197 of the Labour […]