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Regulation of working time – Michael Bagraim

  Every employee is either subject to a contract of employment or terms and conditions applied to a specific job or industry. Most employees have their working time regulated by the Basic Conditions of Employment Act of 1997 as amended. Most of chapter two of the...

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NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2019

As we move into the new financial year, we see many of the commissions of enquiry set up by governments coming into their own.  The various commissions are digging up more and more dirt against senior management of all the parastatals.  Surprisingly, many of these...

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NEWSLETTER – JANUARY 2019

As we enter 2019, we are already finding many retrenchments as the economy had a very slow start. The implementation of the National Minimum Wage Act is going to hit many businesses hard and businesses need to understand that if they are paying in excess of the R20,00...

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NEWSLETTER – DECEMBER 2018

First and foremost, I wish everyone well over the festive season.  If anyone is going to be travelling please be alert, sober and cautious.  If you are working over this period, I trust that the trading will be plentiful and profitable. We have had a momentous year...

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ENOUGH OF SUMMITS – WE NEED TO ADAPT TO THE FUTURE OF WORK

We don’t need job summits and investment summits as much as a summit on the changing nature of work and how we must go about adapting to the changing demands of the labour market It is time to stop fooling ourselves. Job summits and investment summits are not creating...

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LABOUR BROKERS

Labour broking is referred to in both the LRA and BCEA as temporary employment services (TES). Labour broking is an activity involved with the placement of workers by the labour broker at a client’s workplace. Labour broking is distinguished from the activities of...

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DISMISSAL AND UNFAIR LABOUR PRACTICE

The Labour Relations Act 66/1995 Section 185 and 186 identifies a variety of employment practices which are regarded as unfair. In order to succeed in a claim for unfair labour practice an employee must prove that the alleged unfair act falls within the definition of...

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LABOUR LAW AMENDMENTS

The following is the most important labour law changes/amendments in the pipeline that every working South African need to know about. 1)Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act. 2)Labour Laws Amendment Bill. 3)National Minimum Wage Bill. 4)Labour Relations Act....

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