Labour

  • 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
  • Organisational rights in the workplace

    A registered trade union who seeks organisational rights at the workplace needs to comply with Section 21 of the Labour…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • How gross must negligence be to justify dismissal?

    Negligence as a form of misconduct is probably one that has been giving employers more headaches than any other form…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Consequences of disregarding picketing rules

    The retailer Dis-Chem has made headlines with a worker strike that resulted in the Labour Court barring union members from…

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  • A better understanding of Incompatibility

    Incompatibility is a term that is rare, vague and uncertain in our law as it is not mentioned as a…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • A Brief Guideline To Procedural Fairness

    Procedural fairness may be regarded as the “rights of the employee” in respect to the procedure to be followed during…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Consumers Rights When It Comes To Direct Marketing

    We have all received the unwanted unknown caller phone calls and answered it thinking “what if it is an emergency…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Proving Your Case: Know Your Elements Of Misconduct

    Proving an employee’s guilt to a specific offence is like baking a cake: If you don’t put in the right…

    by Chante Hobbs