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26 May 2017
Legal Briefs
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22 May 2017
Is it an impossible feat to address the woes of the apartheid legacy through public sector procurement?
The advancement of persons disadvantaged by discriminatory laws of our past has long been an objective recognised by the founding fathers of our current Constitution. The Preferential Procurement...
Ex S African living in Canada set to receive substantial compensation as a result of a fall at a Pretoria guesthouse
Ashley Hyams, an ex-South African now living in Vancouver, is set to receive R350 000 in damages from Mr Luis, the owner of Treetops and Treats Guesthouse, situated in Pretoria. “The 43-year-old...
Visa requirements for employees taking up work in key African jurisdictions
Given the growth in Africa, employers are regularly seconding their employees to businesses in other jurisdictions. Each country has different visa requirements for employees who wish to work in...
Employees Have a Legal Recourse Against Unfair Discrimination in the Workplace
Section 6 (1) of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 as amended provides that no person may unfairly discriminate, directly or indirectly, against any employee in any employment policy or...
18 May 2017
Fasken Martineau presenting at the Industrial & Employee Relations Summit
Partner and Head of Fasken Martineau’s Labour, Employment & Human Rights Law practice, Paul Fouche, partner Sherisa Rajah as well as senior associate Neil Searle are presenting at the Industrial &...
17 May 2017
JCI South Africa launches the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Awards
Junior Chamber International (JCI) South Africa, a non-profit organisation for socially active citizens age 18 to 40, has launched the Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) Awards. The awards will...
16 May 2017
Relying on written statements only in a disciplinary hearing
It is normal practice in disciplinary hearings for the accused and witnesses to appear in person. The accused would have an opportunity to face and cross-examine witnesses, followed by an...
10 May 2017
Junk status – what it means for the construction industry
South Africa’s downgraded status by international agencies is likely to have significant impact on the construction industry as the cost of credit rises, particularly in existing contracts. As a...
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