Employment Law

We believe that contracts are the culmination of not only negotiations and agreements reached between Employers and Employees, but are essential tools in managing positive and constructive relationships between all parties involved. It therefore advisable to have a professionally drafted contract to avoid any negative consequences.

Our professional expertise in drawing up and tailoring any type of written employment contract offers you the convenience of:

  • Ensuring that both parties to the agreement are fully aware of the contents of the agreement;
  • Establishing transparency between the parties;
  • Creating and maintaining trust between parties; and
  • Avoiding unnecessary disputes between parties.

We offer specialised advice and services under the many aspects of employment law. This includes professional expert insight into and the drafting of contracts; the drafting / implementation of all the relevant Human Resources policies and Grievance Procedures; and assisting in resolving workplace disputes and representing clients at the CCMA and Labour Court.

Legal Goalkeeper rates

Special rates for SME’s

Should you require a quote please complete our quote form.

* Choosing the “right fit” attorney is an important matter! We fully appreciate this and therefore offer a reasonably priced and commitment free initial consultation (R900 VAT included per initial consultation), so you can ensure you have found the “right fit” before contracting legal work! Call us today!

For more information, feel free to browse related topics below.

Suggested reading and related topics:

 

Vicarious liability of employers

It is trite law in South Africa that an employer will be vicariously liable for the negligent act of his or her employee/employees or agent/agents, in the event of the employee/employees or agent/agents acting in a negligent manner during the course of …

Read full story
employment

When am I regarded as an employee?

The signing of an offer of employment generally signifies the beginning of a contractual relationship between an employer and employee in labour law. Legislation that stipulates the rights of both the employer and employee after the signing of the offe …

Read full story
schoemanlaw inc jobs newspaper

Legislative action taken against unemployment – The Employment Services Act

The Employment Services Act was assented to by the President on 3 April 2014, is aimed at addressing the gross unemployment levels in South Africa.  The new act aims to repeal all the employment services provisions contained in the Skills Development A …

Read full story

The line between lawful disclosures and confidentiality – how businesses and employees should protect themselves

Managing the disclosure of information effectively in your business is not a nicety, but absolutely non-negotiable, in my view. It may prove to be difference between maintaining your ‘’competitive edge’’ and untainted reputation and the failure of your business.

Read full story

Success Stories in Creating a Sustainable Small Business

Businesses may fail because they fail to limit foreseeable risk and because their ideas are not structured optimally. The three elements below are some of the key considerations in doing business in a responsible and sustainable manner. Entrepreneur Ma …

Read full story