Posts tagged with ‘employees’

  • Maternity leave and failed pregnancies – what does the law say?

    Although this is a sensitive topic, it is one that occurs regularly and is often handled wrong because of the…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Think like a lawyer: ask yourself these 5 questions when handling misconduct

    Whenever you need to take disciplinary action against an employee for alleged misconduct there are 5 important factors you (the…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Negligence vs gross negligence

    What is ordinary negligence? What is gross negligence? Is negligence a disciplinary offence? When is dismissal for negligence justifiable? If…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • How to transfer your business the right way

    Section 197 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA), 1995 deals with transferring a business from one employer to another employer…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Expired or lapsed warnings when applying progressive discipline

    The South African Labour author John Grogan states that employees have an obligation to provide the employer with their labour,…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Protecting your employees against Sexual Harassment

    As an employer you have a duty to ensure a safe working environment for your employees – this includes protecting…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Die regte aanstelling die eerste keer – die belangrikheid van werksonderhoude

    Bestuurders hou onderhoude om te bepaal of ‘n kandidaat die regte persoon vir die werk is. Die doel is om…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Hiring right the first time – the importance of job interviews

    Managers conduct job interviews to determine whether a candidate is the right person for the job. The aim is to…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Gay couples soon entitled to maternity leave

    The Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) and the Unemployment Insurance Act provides only for protection of maternity and parental…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Retirement: What does the Labour Law say?

    When it comes to employees’ retirement, South African labour legislation does not make any provision for a retirement age. This…

    by Chante Hobbs