Posts tagged with ‘legal’

  • 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
  • Fixed term agreements – know your rights

    The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) has had a great impact on fixed term agreements in South Africa. Suppliers can no…

    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
  • All Sector Codes except for Transport aligned with the amended Codes Of Good Practice

    It will be fair to say that 2018 started with much more certainty than 2017 did. At the same time…

    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