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Schoemanlaw Inc.
The COVID-19 nationwide lockdown has brought about various emergency measures which for the most part are unknown territories to South Africans
ENSafrica
South African case law is replete with decisions where employees claim that they were unfairly dismissed because their employer failed to renew their fixed-term contracts.
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
The publication provides a roundup of competition law in select African countries.
ENSafrica
On 16 April 2020, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs issued a notice which amended several material aspects of the lockdown regulations issued in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002.
ENSafrica
He argued that this constituted an automatically unfair dismissal in terms of the Labour Relations Act, 1995.
ENSafrica
Economists predict that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will lead to retrenchments on an unprecedented scale on the back of an already weak economy.
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...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
When the initial 21-day nationwide lock down was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in March 2020, the financial impact on South African Employers and Employees at that stage had not yet been evident to the extent that it is now as we enter the final days of what seemed to be the never ending month of April 2020.
ENSafrica
On 8 April 2020, the Minister of Employment and Labour issued a notice amending a few significant aspects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) Temporary Relief Scheme ("C19 TERS")
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Employers, from large corporations to small to medium entrepreneurs and businesses have had no alternative but to implement short time work, reduce salaries, place Employees on unpaid leave as a no work no pay circumstance...
Tabacks
This article is Part 2 of a 2-part series wherein practical guidance is given in relation to COVID-19 and the workplace.
ENSafrica
On 25 March 2020, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration ("CCMA") published a statement on its website, in which it provided some much-needed clarity on the options available to employees...
Tabacks
A brief overview of some of the State of Disaster and Lockdown regulations, and their implications for the workplace.
Fasken
On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (‘WHO'), declared Covid-19 a global pandemic.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Please note that the Final regulations for South Africa's Coronavirus lockdown were published on 25 March 2020
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.
Disputes relating to promotional disputes are covered by unfair labour practices as defined in the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (as amended) ("the Act"). Section 186(2) of the Act sets out the ...
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.
ENSafrica
In light of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's speech on the country's response to the Coronavirus last night, there are a number of new questions that we anticipate will be plaguing employers.
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