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Implementing a COVID-19 policy in the Workplace

As South Africa has recently entered what is called advanced alert level 3 of the phased approach of opening up of the economy, many businesses are still grappling with the initial financial and operational consequences of the lockdown. As businesses and trade resumes in a heightened State of Disaster with gargantuan increases in COVID-19 infections […]

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Updated Directions Issued for Access to Justice Under Level 3

On 2 June 2020 the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr Ronald Ozzy Lamola updated the directives regarding access to the justice service points under Lockdown Alert Level 3. Below is a summary of some of the important points to take note of, if you require access to the courts and related services. Permitted […]

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Domestic Workers are able to return to Work on level 3 – Here’s What Employers need to know!

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel as well as the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, have both clarified a long standing question for South Africans during the lockdown, being, when will Domestic Workers be able to return to work? Both Ministers have advised in their respective briefings to the media last […]

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commercial law South Africa

The Gradual Phased Uplifting of the #lockdown and what it means for Businesses, Employers and Employees

On 23 April 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation and announced that from 1 May 2020 the nationwide lock down will be uplifted in a gradual and phased recovery process to ensure that economic activity can be revived through stages. The process will proceed in 5 strictly monitored alert levels and risk-adjusted strategies depending […]

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Amendments to Regulations – Essential Services during #LockdownSA 16 April 2020

1. Restaurants and Supermarkets Restaurants remain closed, but supermarkets are open to sell essential goods. 2. Alcohol Transportation is not allowed except for producing essential products such as hand sanitisers, disinfectants, soap. 3. Essential goods were expanded to include Hardware, components and supplies needed for emergency repairs at homes or for any project related to […]

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