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Act to be extended to cover domestic workers
Mon, 08 Sep 2014South Africa's domestic workers will soon be covered by the Compensation for
Occupational Injuries and Diseases (Coida) Act, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant said.
The Unemployment Insurance Act is also being reviewed.
Basic Conditions Amendment Act effective
Wed, 03 Sep 2014According to the department, the Basic Conditions of Employment Act was amended
so as to substitute certain definitions. Find out more about the changes and the
affect of these changes on businesses.
Are your disclosures on Facebook responsible?
Tue, 24 Jun 2014People are becoming more expressive on social media platforms even going
so so far as to reveal things about their employers that could damage the
company image. Employees should ensure that disclosures are made in a
New protocol to put an end to child labour
Thu, 12 Jun 2014World Day Against Child Labour Day aims to draw attention to the role of
social protection in keeping children out of child labour. The International
Labour Organisation has adopted a new legally binding Protocol designed to
strengthen global efforts.
Minister names labour law priorities
Wed, 22 Jan 2014
Protection for vulnerable workers and employment equity has been identified as the top priorities in labour law. Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has commited to the completion of the amendments to labour laws which is expected to transform workplaces.
Domestic workers wage increase on the cards
Mon, 25 Nov 2013
The minimum wage for domestic workers is set to increase, starting from 1 December 2013. Employers have been cautioned to adhere to the new amendments.
Labour law critics don't make fair comparisons Zuma
Fri, 13 Sep 2013
Critics of South Africas labour laws fail to compare the countrys laws to those of other similar countries or to consider the countrys history when workers had few rights, President Jacob Zuma said.
Employers are not welfare organisations
Thu, 05 Sep 2013
Is a basic income grant a viable option in South Africa? Will it improve poverty and unemployment rates? These are some of the questions that will be discussed by a panel of labour law specialists.
Can a relapsed written warning be used during disciplinary proceedings?
Wed, 04 Sep 2013
After being dismissed for misconduct an employee referred the dispute to the CCMA where the commissioner found the dismissal to be substantively unfair. One of the issues that arose was whether and to what extent a court could rely on written warnings that have expired.
Labour Law Cases
Politicising the trade mark
Mon, 11 Feb 2013
Trademarks can have many grey areas in whether copyright infringements occur. There have been many examples of companies associating themselves with well known politicians. The article below describes how this could infringe upon the politicians' name and what right there is for them to protect their name.
Too sick to attend a disciplinary enquiry
Wed, 30 Jan 2013
Employee misconduct is a common occurence in any workplace. It is vital that HR departments can identify a situation before it escalates. Also to know how to deal with misconduct and the processes that should be followed.