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EMPLOYEE

It is important to note what the definition of an employee is in terms of the law. I have been confronted in the CCMA on this issue and I wish to supply the contents of section 200A for clarity and future reference. “200A. Presumption as to who is employee (1)      ...

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DOUBLE JEOPARDY

It is unfair to expose an employee to numerous disciplinary procedures arising from the same complaint. A company appoints a chairperson to decide on the outcome of disciplinary proceedings and the final decision of the chairperson becomes that of the employer....

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THE COMING OF AGE OF THE LABOUR RELATIONS ACT

In December 2017 we celebrate the coming of age of the Labour Relations Act. The Labour Relations Act turns twenty one this year and was supposed to be given the key to job creation as we enter into the next phase of our economic development. Sadly, this has not come...

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HERE WE GO AGAIN

Every year at the end of September the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on labour prepares it budgetary review and commentary. Every year, the Auditor General of South Africa assesses the various departments, and in particular the Department of Labour, in order to...

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EMPLOYEES DEPARTURE

As of late, Eskom has managed to focus every employers mind on how and why an employee leaves their employ.  The troubles emanating from Eskom have shown all of us that one needs to be absolutely positive as to why the employee is leaving and how the employee is...

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LABOUR LAW UPDATE: MARCH 2017

The Department of Labour which is supposed to play a significant role in reducing unemployment, poverty and inequality through pursuing the objectives of full and productive employment and decent work for all seems to be failing. The UIF has indeed increased some of...

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