Human Resource

A media statement released by the Department of Employment and Labour reveals the outcome of recent workplace inspection conducted nationwide.

employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has released an online list of employers who have received a special Covid-19 grant meant to pay their staff but several complaints have been filed which prompted Employment and Labour Minister, Thulas Nxesi to hold a press briefing to address the matter - this is what happened.

Nicol Myburgh
SA in focus
man in handcuffs
Paying an employee
workers digging
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.

Sick at work
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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