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Employment can begin before you start work

Employment can begin before you start work

6th January 2014 Employers must beware of concluding employment contracts that they are unable or unwilling to implement.. This is because, as soon as the applicant... 

Retrenchments and mutual terminations fuelling unemployment

4th December 2013 One must go far back in South African History to find a time when as many employees were losing their jobs as is happening right now. While... 

Ensure that your executives have a full grasp of labour law

29th November 2013 One would expect that, with the passing of time, employers would become more experienced in how to treat employees in line with the law. However,... 

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Managing shop stewards

5th November 2013 The trade union movement in South Africa is extremely powerful. This is not only because of the high proportion of unionised employees and because... 

Not even the Presidency is above labour law – bring proof before you dismiss

4th November 2013 Not even those who make labour law are above it. The government has implemented a set of labour laws that are immensely restrictive on employers.... 

Employers must provide details of disciplinary charges

14th October 2013 Section 186 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) gives every employee the right not to be unfairly dismissed or to be subjected to unfair labour... 

When Can You Dismiss For Incompatibility?

8th October 2013 Employees who are seen as trouble makers, eccentrics, disruptive, disagreeable, pushy, non-compliant, independent or who merely refuse to ‘suck up’... 

Government not doing its job 

30th September 2013 According to a Star article on 27 November 2003 the government, business, labour and the community made numerous pledges at the Job Summit in June... 

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