Labour Law

January 15, 2020

PROFESSIONALISM GOES A LONG WAY

Professionalism is defined as a person’s conduct at work. It refers to the level of competence or excellence that is expected of a professional. One should never apologise for having high […]
November 7, 2019

LITTLE WHITE LIES CAN GET YOU INTO BIG TROUBLE

October 2019, was Justice month as Ramaphosa signs in various new laws, one of them being CV Fraud. Do you embellish your curriculum vitae to increase […]
November 7, 2019

THE IMPORTANCE OF MENTORING AND COACHING

Mentoring trends challenge individuals to develop and manage themselves and are becoming an integral part of productive performance and increased learning. It can help in career […]
September 6, 2019

DO YOU HAVE A WORK-LIFE BALANCE?

Having a job and a steady income plays a significant role in any person’s life, as it keeps us afloat and drives us to reach our […]
July 25, 2019

CAN I BE FAIRLY DISMISSED FOR ILL HEALTH OR INJURY?

The Code of Good Practice: Dismissal is governed by Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act. The Act recognises 3 (three) grounds on which termination of […]
January 8, 2019

CAN I BRING MY ATTORNEY WITH TO AN INTERNAL DISCIPLINARY HEARING?

According to item 4 of the Code of Good Practice (“the code”), the definition of dismissal contained in Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act (“LRA”) […]
January 8, 2019

THE 10 STEPS WHEN TAKING A DISPUTE TO THE CCMA

If you have a dispute with your employer, you may want to ask the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (“CCMA”) to conciliate or even arbitrate […]
January 8, 2019

DOES SOUTH AFRICA HAVE A PUBLIC RETIREMENT INSURANCE SCHEME?

My husband’s employer made provision for an occupational retirement vehicle, but my employer refuses to do so. Is there any possible recourse for me in this […]
August 31, 2018

AVOID DISCRIMINATION WHEN POSTING JOB POSITIONS

Recruiters should be careful when posting job positions so as not to land themselves in hot water with the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA). […]