Posts tagged with ‘Labour Law’

  • 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
  • Gay egpare sal binnekort geregtig wees op kraamverlof

    Die Wet op Basiese Diensvoorwaardes (WBDV) en die Wet op Werkloosheidsversekering maak slegs voorsiening vir die beskerming van kraam- en…

    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
  • Getting the disciplinary hearing right

    In order to establish the conduct employers expect from their employees in the workplace, all employers must adopt disciplinary procedures…

    by Chante Hobbs