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The Difference Between Punitive Suspension and Precautionary Suspension

Suspension of Employees is a common occurrence in the workplace. Accordingly, Employers should be aware of the correct processes and procedures which must be complied with when suspending an Employee. In the same breadth Employees must be aware of their rights in order for the Employee to determine whether the suspension is fair or whether […]

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#Metoo – what comes next?

It is the unfortunate state of affairs that sexual harassment in the workplace constantly rears its ugly head, and while it may be near impossible to be rid of it entirely, it is by no means an indication that it should continue.  It is for that reason that it is important for you to know […]

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Amendments to the Labour Laws Amendment Act regarding parental leave

The sections of the Labour Law Amendment Act 10 of 2018 (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) dealing with parental, adoption, and commissioning of parental leave and related benefits came into effect on 1 November 2019. In terms of Section 26A of the Act, new fathers, adoptive parents and couples who are parents through surrogacy […]

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What are Employees’ and Employers’ Rights and Obligations in terms of Sick Leave in South Africa?

Introduction The Basic Conditions of Employment Act, No 75 of 1997 (“the BCEA”) gives effect to the right to fair labour practices referred to in section 23(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa by establishing and making provision for the regulation of basic conditions of employment. The BCEA was specifically enacted to […]

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Dealing with a failure to comply with simple instructions – The Naicker case

It is every employer’s wish to build and maintain a great, enjoyable and productive work relationship the employees. Due to different personalities, positions, abilities and competencies which are intrinsic to the workplace, employers are usually faced with lots of challenges in managing the relationships between employer-employee or employee-employee. One of these challenges is caused by […]

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