Taking advantage of an employer’s sick leave policy may seem to some employees like a fun game to play, but beware – it can backfire badly!
What’s the best way to protect yourself from someone out to damage your reputation? We’ll analyse several legal options available to us with reference to a recent High Court case in which a property developer was being attacked on both a WhatsApp group and Facebook by a fired contractor.
South Africans employ an estimated 900,000 domestic workers. They assist us with a range of tasks that keep our homes…
All employers and employees need to know of a recent Labour Court judgment holding that an instruction to work overtime in the absence of an agreement is unlawful.
Employers and their employees should take note of the increases from 1 March 2023 in both the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the “Earnings Threshold” provided for in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA).
CV fraud is rampant and upfront checking of all claimed qualifications and references is of course always your first and best line of defence.
If you are a “designated” employer, your Employment Equity Act (EEA) Report is due on 15 January 2023.
Many employees approaching the “Big Sixty” will have no intention of giving up work any time soon and will be asking their employers if they can stay on. We have a warning – “age discrimination” is an “automatically unfair” form of dismissal which carries severe consequences for offenders.
The employer’s dismissal of an employee for “gross insubordination” and “incitement”, was overturned with a Labour Court order to retrospectively re-instate her. We discuss the reasons for that outcome and share some valuable lessons for all employers flowing from the judgment.
As pandemic restrictions ease around the world, many businesses forced by lockdown to “go remote” are torn between returning to…