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Schoemanlaw Inc.
Employers and Employees seeking to resolve disputes are aware of the option of referring such disputes to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA).
ENSafrica
A new dawn has come in the world of employment where many South African employees are required to work from home as a measure to curb the rapid spread of the new life threatening...
ENSafrica
Several health and safety obligations (both general and specific) towards employees are imposed on an employer or user in respect of the "workplace". The term "workplace" is also defined broadly in the OHASA as...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
As a result of the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown implemented this past week the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma published the Government Gazette Regulations No. 11062.
Tabacks
This article is Part 2 of a 2-part series wherein practical guidance is given in relation to COVID-19 and the workplace.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Many Employers, despite the sudden economic downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic, do not wish to retrench their Employees due to various reasons...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
South Africans are in a state of COVID-19 information overload and Employers and Employees alike are finding themselves in circumstances where information is either unreliable or presently...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
The Department of Employment and Labour has published a Directive on COVID-19 and implications on the leave provisions as set out in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 as well as a new Government Gazette ...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Constructive Dismissal is defined in Section 186 of the Labour Relations Act ("the Act") which sets out the meaning of dismissal in terms of the Act.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
The recent ruling ("the ruling") by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration ("the CCMA") which ordered an Employer to pay almost R12 million
Werksmans Attorneys
Often employment law disputes at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration ("the CCMA") or the Labour Courts are resolved by way of an award of compensation in favour of an aggrieved party.
Werksmans Attorneys
On 4 December 2018, the Labour Court in Johannesburg delivered judgment in the matter cited above.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
As the world's focus once again shifts to the west and its most recent and controversial presidential appointment, questions relating to border...
Werksmans Attorneys
A recent case decided by the South African High Court has examined the curious interplay of an employee's rights as they arise from both the written contract of employment and, at the same...
Adams & Adams
For some time, section 27 of the Basic Conditions Employment Act ("BCEA") entitled employees to a minimum of four days of family responsibility leave ...
Bowmans
The Labour Laws Amendment Act 10 of 2018 (LLA Act), which introduces new forms of leave for parents in South Africa (in addition to the existing maternity leave entitlement), was signed into law
Werksmans Attorneys
Whether the Labour Court has jurisdiction to determine a claim under the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 ("BCEA") even though it has not previously been referred to a labour inspector.
Werksmans Attorneys
In the case of General Industries Workers Union of South Africa obo Mgedezi and Others v Swissport SA Ltd and Another [2019] 9 BALR 954 the three issues, all hinging on section 198A(3)(b) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995.
Werksmans Attorneys
Whether the commissioner acted reasonably by applying section 200B of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 ("LRA") to find that the appellants were to be permanently employed by the first respondent.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
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
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