Labour

  • Selling Your Business As A Going Concern – What Does The Law Say?

    When contemplating the selling of your business, the Labour Relations Act (LRA) had made provision for this transaction. If a…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • The “Pre-suspension” is no more

    In the matter of Long V SA Breweries (PTY) Ltd & Others CCT61/18; CCT61/18  ZACC 07, the Constitutional Court found…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Retrenching Employees On Fixed-Term Contracts: Be Prudent Or Be Prepared To Foot The Bill

    Recently, we have seen a number of labour statues being enacted in South Africa. Some of these statutes will impact…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • The Employers Guide to: Writing An Employment Reference

    Employers are often unsure about how to write an employment reference – what to say, what not to say and…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • The Employers Guide to: Foreign employees whose documentation expired

    Employers often employ foreigners and when their work permit or asylum seeker permit (hereinafter referred to as documentation) expire, employers…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • The Use of Marijuana in the Workplace

    The court recently declared parts of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act and Medicines and Related Substances Control Act inconsistent…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Constructive Dismissal in the workplace

    Section 186 (1)(e) of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) states that constructive dismissal is when “an employee has terminated a…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • The New Minimum Wage Act – What Now?

    On 27 November 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the National Minimum Wage Act No 9 of 2018 (hereafter “the Act”),…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Misconduct outside the workplace – What remedies does an employer have?

    Occasionally an employer is troubled with an employee’s misconduct before or after working hours, and in some instances for misconduct…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • My employee wants to leave before their notice period has lapsed – what now?

    Employers are often faced with the issue of employees not giving sufficient notice as prescribed, which do not give employers…

    by Chante Hobbs