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Nicol Myburgh CRS Technologies

The Labour Minister and the CCMA were called in for urgent assistance when workers at the Pick n Pay distribution centre in Gauteng embarked on unprotected industrial action, demanding additional pay while working during the national lockdown.

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Nicol Myburg
Labour Law

A number of international and local companies have requested that their employees work from home due to the dire consequences of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

With some employees also opting to self-quarantine, there are a number of labour law considerations that South African businesses will have to consider.

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Many companies don’t practice good Business Etiquette because they underestimate the value it has and how it can make or break a business.

Employees are taken on to perform fundamental functions in a business and contribute towards the overall success of the operation. Regardless of the job, each and every employee has the potential to have a lasting impact on the business, whether positive or negative. However, should an employee turn out to be problematic, your business stands to lose more than just time, money and effort. Understanding how to avoid making a poor hiring decision is, therefore, vital during the recruitment process.

In an effort to support a healthier and more productive workforce, employers increasing spend on well-intentioned wellness programs such as onsite gyms and standing desks.

When you run a business, especially an SME, there are many things you have to worry about. For starters, you have to make sure the company is running smoothly at all times.

Introducing the competent team player model for business success.

Did you know that your beliefs may be protected by labour laws? But how far do these protections extend – would you be protected for climate change denialism, veganism or being a flat earther?

Does the termination of an employee’s fixed term contract of employment, where such employee earns below the earnings threshold and is employed to perform work of a permanent nature, amount to an unfair dismissal.

Employees form the lifeblood of a competitive organisation in the digital environment. But more than good salaries and other perks, what can decision-makers do to ensure their people are taken care of, especially when it comes to development? 

It may surprise many employers to realise that there are currently no legal obligations placed on employers to give an employee any retirement benefits, and very often the employee is left to make his own arrangements.  

“It’s a myth that there is not a sufficient pool of women available to serve on South African boards,” said Prof Anita Bosch, Research Chair: Women at Work at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB).

South Africa has seen a surge of fraud related crimes happening within white-collar business sectors of the country. Fraud constitutes a serious economic crime and should not be t

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