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  • Public comment sought on BEE codes 24th April 2018
    The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is seeking public comment on the proposed amendments to the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment (B-BBEE) Codes of Good Practice. Read more… | Send to a friend
  • How to prepare for BBBEE verification 23rd April 2018
    Whether businesses are start-up operations or listed entities, they need to meet specific Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) criteria to conduct business in South Africa, especially with government bodies and public-sector organisations. Read more… | Send to a friend
  • DPSA asks for more time on wage negotiations 23rd April 2018
    The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) has requested for more time for consultations on the public service wage negotiations that are currently underway. Read more… | Send to a friend
  • How to check if potential employees are sex offenders 20th April 2018
    The National Registrar for Sex Offenders (NSRO) may not be readily available to the general public but for those who employ people who work with children or disabled people, access is given to protect these vulnerable groups. Read more… | Send to a friend
  • Two wrongs don't make a right – the Labour Appeal Court cleans up the mess 19th April 2018
    In Clencor Pty Ltd v Mngezana NO and Others (25 January 2018), the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) was required to consider whether the Labour Court (LC) erred in coming to a conclusion as to the relevance of evidence not presented at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). Read more… | Send to a […]
  • Minimum wage bill before Parliamentary Portfolio Committee 12th April 2018
    The Department of Labour says the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Bill and supporting Basic Conditions of Employment and Labour Relations Bills are currently before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Labour, for consideration. Read more… | Send to a friend
  • Award reinstatement: But what if his job doesn't exist? 6th April 2018
    In Seopa v. Imperial Cold Logistics (Pty) Ltd and Others (9 February 2018), the Labour Court had to decide whether an employer was in contempt of court if it reemployed an employee rather than reinstated him, as envisaged by the arbitration award. Read more… | Send to a friend
  • #MeTooZA – Sexual harassment in the South African workplace 3rd April 2018
    Recently, and on an ongoing basis, revelations of sexual harassment in Hollywood have made the headlines, and stories of sexual harassment or inappropriate behaviour amongst celebrities and entertainers are being revealed on an almost daily basis. These instances of sexual harassment have also not been limited to inappropriate conduct against female celebrities and entertainers, or […]
  • Applications for minimum wage exemptions open in April 26th March 2018
    The national minimum wage online exemption system will go live in the last week of April, according to the Department of Labour. Read more… | Send to a friend
  • Delay in minimum wage 'necessary' 23rd March 2018
    The agreement to postpone the 1 May 2018 implementation of the national minimum wage was long overdue, stakeholders said on Thursday. Read more… | Send to a friend

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