The South African Revenue Service (Sars) recently met with labour
unions in an effort to resolve the salary increment impasse at the
27 Mar 2019
Despite a recent Constitutional Court judgment easing the burden
on employers when dealing with precautionary suspension, a legal
expert warns that employers can still be found guilty of committing
an unfair labour practice...
25 Mar 2019
The Labour Court has declared that the extension of the gold wage
agreement reached by Sibanye-Stillwater with the NUM, UASA and
Solidarity to Amcu and other non-unionised employees is valid and
20 Mar 2019
reported that prominent Cape Town immigration lawyer, Craig
Smith, had been arrested for allegedly duping the Department of Home
Affairs into granting visas to his clients...
14 Mar 2019
South African industrial action has become synonymous with
violent, unlawful conduct, as was discussed in the recent case of
Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union & Others v
KPMM Road & Earthworks (31 October 2018)...
Nyasulu 14 Mar 2019
Government has reiterated its commitment to clamp down on the
growing practice of deliberately dodging labour laws, especially the
National Minimum Wage (NMW) Act...
13 Mar 2019
The Department of Labour will on Thursday host a Construction
Indaba that will bring together industry role-players to discuss
construction regulations compliance in the country...
12 Mar 2019
More and more businesses are expanding into a virtual world, which
has advantages for employers and employees alike, but challenges and
Davey 7 Mar 2019
For many years, asylum seekers attempting to claim benefits from
the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) have routinely been turned away
by the Department of Labour, despite having made contributions to the
fund during their employment...
Attorneys pro bono team 4 Mar 2019
All labour brokers have to register themselves with the Department
of Labour before getting into the business of placing work seekers in
the job market...
27 Feb 2019
The recently announced plan to unbundle Eskom into three separate
and wholly owned entities under Eskom Holdings has received backlash
from trade unions, who complained they should have been consulted
Rabolao and Tracy Robbins 22 Feb 2019
Amcu has challenged the inclusivity of the Section 189(1)
provisions of the Labour Relations Act, arguing retrenchments are so
important that everyone needs to be consulted individually. But in
our view, this section is the most practical solution and in line
with the principle of majoritarianism that runs throughout SA law...
Phajane 19 Feb 2019
The Department of Labour has reported it has only received 26
applications from businesses requesting exemption from the National
Minimum Wage Act, which came into effect on 1 January 2019...
18 Feb 2019
A new code of good practice governing various aspects of strike
action came into effect on 1 January 2019. It is a welcome step
towards eliminating violent and damaging strikes but its
effectiveness remains to be seen in practice...
Olivier and Lizle Louw 15 Feb 2019
Social media represents one of the most significant developments
in human communication and has undoubtedly changed the way we
interact and share information...
14 Feb 2019
There has been a lot of hype around the proposed National Health
Insurance Bill, but little has been said about how it will impact on
the provision of medical aid benefits in the employee context...
Salt and Rui Lopes 5 Feb 2019
Re-employing a dismissed or terminated employee can have
unintended consequences, especially when the other employees
dismissed or terminated for the same or similar reasons catch wind of
this and tender their services...
Stansfield and Siyabonga Tembe 31 Jan 2019