The Minister of Home Affairs effectively ended the ZEP, which applies to Zimbabwean Nationals working and living in the Republic of South Africa, on the 31st of December 2021. This […]
Questions are frequently raised regarding the employment relationship, specifically ‘when the employment relationship comes into existence. Based on the recent matter of Tsoaeli v Workerslife Management Services (Pty) Ltd (2020) 41
According to section 29 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act of 1997, an employer is obligated to provide the employee with certain written particulars of their employment as a
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will embark on nationwide protest action across all nine provinces on Friday, the 7th of October 2022, to mark the World Day
Section 6 (1) of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 provides that no person may unfairly discriminate, directly or indirectly, against any employee in any employment policy or practice.
The Basic Conditions of Employment Act indicates that an employer may deduct damages suffered as a result of negligence or other forms of misconduct committed by the employee resulting in losses to the company.
One of the reasons why employers look to discipline employees is as a result of poor employee performance. Employers however often do not realise that poor work performance is a form of incapacity and does not constitute misconduct or negligence.
An employment relationship is based on a contract of service, whereby the individual renders his services to the employer on an indefinite basis in return for remuneration. An independent contractor relationship is based on a contract for service whereby the contractor will complete a specific task and will be paid on completion thereof (The South African Labour Guide).
Progressive discipline is a system of discipline where the penalties increase upon repeat occurrences. The concept is embedded in schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act which states…
There are many circumstances when an individual’s religious observances, beliefs and viewpoints enter the workplace.