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Clyde & Co
Over the years, Africa has seen some encouraging developments in health and safety.
ENSafrica
Since 2014, the employer in this matter has faced strong economic headwinds caused by a downturn in sales and increased costs.
ENSafrica
The Mauritian Equal Opportunities Act, 2008 (the "Act") prohibits and sanctions discrimination in employment on the basis of a person's status. Status encompasses age ...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Employers often want to provide extra benefits or security to key employees amidst the uncertainty caused by a change of control.
ENSafrica
The past year has seen a number of high-profile instances of employees resigning, allegedly to avoid disciplinary proceedings against them. This issue was dealt with in the case of Mtati v KPMG Services (Pty) Limited.
ENSafrica
On 17 November 2017, the National Minimum Wage Bill was gazetted for public comment. Given that the Bill was the subject of negotiation and agreement at NEDLAC, its progress through the legislative process is likely to be fairly smooth.
ENSafrica
The employee was (and still is) employed by the company as an electrician in the gold refining plant.
ENSafrica
When this grievance could not be resolved internally, they approached the Labour Court.
Fasken
Section 7(1) of the EEA prohibits medical testing of an employee unless the legislation permits or requires the testing or it is justifiable in light of medical facts, employment conditions...
Baker & McKenzie
The world needs employees who are willing to stand up and raise alarms about wrongdoing in the workplace, whether it is in providing proof of financial irregularity ...
ENSafrica
They aim to provide retirement funds with greater discretion and flexibility in relation to their default investment portfolios and annuity strategies.
Fasken
In terms of the South African Labour Relations Act, 1995 ("LRA") an employer may only dismiss an employee for a fair reason and in accordance with a fair procedure.
Fasken
After much conflicting decisions, the relationship between the Prescription Act, 1969 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995...
ENSafrica
The most important of these provisions is found in the newly-enacted section 198A.
ENSafrica
Mr Maas subsequently referred an unfair dismissal dispute to the relevant bargaining council.
ENSafrica
The use of fixed-term employment contracts has been the subject of contention for many years.
ENSafrica
The matter before the CCMA involved Shoprite, one of the largest food retailers in Africa.
ENSafrica
The LAC judgment in Liberty Group Limited v MM is a reminder to employers to be vigilant when dealing with allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace and to ensure that managers...
ENSafrica
South African law treats sexual harassment as a serious form of misconduct that infringes upon a person's dignity and other fundamental rights.
ENSafrica
An employer has the duty to provide employees with safe working conditions, as far as is reasonably practicable.
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Dickinson Wright PLLC
Employers often want to provide extra benefits or security to key employees amidst the uncertainty caused by a change of control.
ENSafrica
On 17 November 2017, the National Minimum Wage Bill was gazetted for public comment. Given that the Bill was the subject of negotiation and agreement at NEDLAC, its progress through the legislative process is likely to be fairly smooth.
ENSafrica
The past year has seen a number of high-profile instances of employees resigning, allegedly to avoid disciplinary proceedings against them. This issue was dealt with in the case of Mtati v KPMG Services (Pty) Limited.
ENSafrica
2017 looks set to bring about unprecedented change in South Africa when it comes to leave relating to the birth or adoption of a child.
ENSafrica
The employee was (and still is) employed by the company as an electrician in the gold refining plant.
Thipa Denenga
Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956 governs the payment of pension benefits upon the death of a member.
ENSafrica
Mr Maas subsequently referred an unfair dismissal dispute to the relevant bargaining council.
ENSafrica
If this is the case, may an employer instead use selection criteria that contain an element of potential subjectivity?
ENSafrica
In this article, ENSafrica looks at a dramatic legislative shift which could soon see the following fundamental changes to South Africa's employment law...
ENSafrica
The use of fixed-term employment contracts has been the subject of contention for many years.
ENSafrica
The most important of these provisions is found in the newly-enacted section 198A.
Dentons
Generally, for retrenchments to be lawful in most jurisdictions they must be substantively and procedurally fair.
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