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LABOUR BROKERS

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

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

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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EMPLOYEE

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

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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