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Whether the dismissal of an employee who attended work whilst awaiting a Covid-19 test result, who continued to report to work after the Covid-19 test result came back positive and who failed to follow health and safety protocols in the workplace, was fair.


Covid has very severely weakened business, eroded job security and spurred unemployment. While strikes have been fewer and shorter during Covid, their effect is greater because of the very weak financial circumstances of businesses and workers resulting from the pandemic.


There is no doubt it – these are challenging times for employers and employees alike. The ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to be felt for some years to come and in the meantime, businesses have to do everything they can to keep operating and help keep the struggling economy going. This is why a development like the Compensation Fund for those who suffer COVID-19-related side effects makes all the difference.


 As of Wednesday, October 20, 2021, minors around South Africa descended on Covid-19 vaccine sites around the country in order to receive a potentially life-saving Covid-19 jab.


Today a new group of South Africans are eligible to receive their Covid-19 vaccines. Minors between the ages of 12 and 17 can now get registered and receive the Covid-19 vaccines.


Minister of Health, Dr Joseph Phaala has expressed his concern over the Western Cape and the Northern Cape recording Covid-19 positivity rates above the national average.


The Minister of Health, Dr Joseph Phala said that he hopes that country can reach herd immunity by the end of 2021. Phala hopes that between 60% and70% of South Africa’s adult population will be vaccinated by the end of the year as this would help open the economy and other social activities.


South Africa has been rolling out the Covid-19 vaccine for 6 months and millions have been vaccinated to date. 


Eskom has announced that loadshedding stage 2 will be taking place this week, heading into the weekend.    


After months of breaking stories in the frontline, journalists will soon be next in line for the Covid-19 vaccine. 


Gauteng is currently leading with the most Covid-19 cases in the country. To make matters worse, hospitals in the province are facing shortages. 


The latest address to the country from the President brought the expected tightening of restrictions as the third wave of Covid-19 spreading across the country has seen hospitals fill up in certain provinces - but it wasn't all bad news.


The Black Business Council (BBC)held its annual summit recently, demanding for government to speed up economic transformation for businesses.


Elearning has changed, thanks to COVID-19, and there’s no going back to the way we were, however much organisations may want to do so.A


President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Sunday evening to announce further lockdown restrictions. 


Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said the Finance Link Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP) will change the lives of South Africans entering the property market for the first time. 


We can expect another epidemic in the near future. This is according to scientists and medical specialists that are confident that Covid-19 will not be the last world crisis. 


South Africa has been in need of additional vaccination sites in order to speed up the vaccine rollout. 


 A third wave of Covid-19 has been predicted to hit Gauteng soon if the province continues to see an increase in cases.

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