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ENSafrica
On 10 May 2019, the Chief Inspector of Mines published, in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (the "MHSA"), a Guidance Note on Medico-Legal Investigations of Mine Deaths.
Adams & Adams
The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Gauteng's current Health MEC, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, must pay for all damages sustained as a result of a local rugby league player's death at the Steve Biko Hospital.
Fasken
The title of this email note would appear to be an obvious truism, but it was one that recently came to hurt an employer resulting in the reinstatement some four years later of 17 employees dismissed for allegedly participating in an unprotected strike.
Hogan Lovells
There has been a tick up in the number of these claims since the introduction of arbitrariness as a ground for discrimination, under section 6(1) and 6(4) of the Employment Equity Act, 1998, in the last number of years.
Hogan Lovells
Over the past 10 years, employers in the private sector where thrust into conducting a precautionary suspension hearing to avoid a claim of an unfair labour practice (public sector employers already played in that arena).
Fasken
One of the aims and objectives of the Employment Equity Act is to eliminate discrimination in the workplace.
Fasken
For many a human resources manager and in-house legal counsel, the language of the resolution taken at a board meeting or recorded in the minutes of that meeting in respect of the need to embark upon a retrenchment exercise is a cause for concern.
ENSafrica
In the recent matter of Vodacom & others v the National Association of South African Workers and 1 other, which was handed down on 4 March 2019.
ENSafrica
Delaying the prosecution of a review application can carry the risk of a court refusing to hear the application.
ENSafrica
If an employer suspects an employee of committing an act of misconduct, it is possible that the employer will want to place that employee on what is usually referred to as a "precautionary suspension"
Adams & Adams
The Constitutional Court in Long v South African Breweries (Pty) Ltd and Others [2018] ZACC 7, recently held that ‘there is no requirement' for an employer to afford an employee an opportunity to make representations.
ENSafrica
An unfortunate by-product of strike action in South Africa is the common occurrence of unlawful and sometimes violent conduct on the part of certain members ...
Fasken
Employers of domestic workers must ensure that they pay their domestic workers not less than the prescribed minimum wage.
Adams & Adams
There are three possible instruments that regulate the payment of accrued annual leave upon an employee's termination of employment.
Adams & Adams
In Eskom Holdings v Fipaza & others [2013] 34 ILJ 549 (LAC), in 2006 Ms Fipaza, an employee at Eskom agreed with it that she would go overseas to further her studies but failed to return by a certain agreed date.
ENSafrica
On 18 October 2018, the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Amendment Bill, 2018 was published for public comment.
ENSafrica
The South African Constitutional Court recently handed down judgment in Duncanmec Proprietary Limited v Gaylard N.O & Others in which it considered whether the singing of struggle songs, containing words ...
ENSafrica
Striking is a fundamental right enshrined in South Africa's Constitution. However, section 36 of the Constitution accepts that a fundamental right can be limited.
ENSafrica
On Friday, 14 September 2018, the Minister of Mineral Resources (the "minister") published a notice amending Chapter 4 of the regulations relating to explosives, binding in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996.
ENSafrica
In Malatji v Minister of Home Affairs and Another, the South African Labour Appeal Court ("LAC") had to determine when mora interest ...
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Hogan Lovells
There has been a tick up in the number of these claims since the introduction of arbitrariness as a ground for discrimination, under section 6(1) and 6(4) of the Employment Equity Act, 1998, in the last number of years.
Hogan Lovells
Over the past 10 years, employers in the private sector where thrust into conducting a precautionary suspension hearing to avoid a claim of an unfair labour practice (public sector employers already played in that arena).
ENSafrica
It creates the impression that, for all intents and purposes, the assignee becomes an employee of the client.
ENSafrica
Mr Maas subsequently referred an unfair dismissal dispute to the relevant bargaining council.
Fasken
For many a human resources manager and in-house legal counsel, the language of the resolution taken at a board meeting or recorded in the minutes of that meeting in respect of the need to embark upon a retrenchment exercise is a cause for concern.
ENSafrica
During the course of recent months, South African Parliament has considered four bills proposing significant changes to South Africa's labour legislation.
ENSafrica
In the recent matter of Vodacom & others v the National Association of South African Workers and 1 other, which was handed down on 4 March 2019.
Fasken
One of the aims and objectives of the Employment Equity Act is to eliminate discrimination in the workplace.
Baker & McKenzie
The world needs employees who are willing to stand up and raise alarms about wrongdoing in the workplace, whether it is in providing proof of financial irregularity ...
ENSafrica
The use of fixed-term employment contracts has been the subject of contention for many years.
ENSafrica
If an employer suspects an employee of committing an act of misconduct, it is possible that the employer will want to place that employee on what is usually referred to as a "precautionary suspension"
Adams & Adams
The Constitutional Court in Long v South African Breweries (Pty) Ltd and Others [2018] ZACC 7, recently held that ‘there is no requirement' for an employer to afford an employee an opportunity to make representations.
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