Posts tagged with ‘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
  • 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
  • The Right To Deny An External Representative At A Disciplinary Hearing

    Item 4 of the Code of Good Practice: Dismissal, contained in Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA), deals with some…

    by Chante Hobbs