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Die impak van boelie – Nuwe boek

2019-03-20T21:16:43+02:00

BOELIE – DIE VERWOESTER VAN KINDERS SE LEWENS

Wanneer ‘n mens met jongmense werk dan word jy oorweldig deur die impak van ‘n probleem soos boelie op talle jong lewens. Die afgelope klompie jare het daar ook ‘n al groter verskuiwing plaasgevind vanaf fisiese boelie na boelie via sosiale [more…]

Die impak van boelie – Nuwe boek 2019-03-20T21:16:43+02:00

Poverty wages – Exceptions and uncertainties concerning the NMWA

2019-03-11T20:26:36+02:00

Resource: GoLegal Provided By VDMA Attorneys

With the arrival of 2019, we saw the National Minimum Wage Act No. 9 of 2018 (“NMWA”) come into effect, which has not pleased those who are most affected by it.

The NMWA states that the national minimum wage for each ordinary hour worked is R20. There are, however, [more…]

Poverty wages – Exceptions and uncertainties concerning the NMWA 2019-03-11T20:26:36+02:00

50plus-skills for COFESA members Retire? No REFIRE

2019-03-10T19:21:20+02:00

The inspirational life coach Ms Lynda Smith,  calls on people not to retire but to reFIRE.

Please bring this email to the attention of your staff to assist them to prepare pro-actively to shape their lifestyle and  finance for after retierment.

There is a new social dynamics in South Africa called 50plus-skills. We bring together individuals [more…]

50plus-skills for COFESA members Retire? No REFIRE 2019-03-10T19:21:20+02:00

Lack of transport is no justification for late-coming and absenteeism

2019-03-07T10:03:56+02:00

Resource: Tony Healy & Associates

So, your car breaks down and you have no replacement; is your employer obligated to accommodate your absenteeism and late-coming that follows? No, they are not.

This was he scenario in the Labour Court review application in National Nuclear Regulator v the CCMA & others (Case number JR3104/12). The employee, a Senior [more…]

Lack of transport is no justification for late-coming and absenteeism 2019-03-07T10:03:56+02:00

King IV – Insights on Implementation and Disclosure

2019-03-05T10:28:04+02:00

Overview

This one day programme focuses specifically on the practical implementation and disclosure of King IV. In order to set the tone and provide background before we delve into the detail, a short introduction – for those who are not familiar with King IV – will be provided to explain the rationale and philosophy behind King [more…]

King IV – Insights on Implementation and Disclosure 2019-03-05T10:28:04+02:00

How new code can bring order to strikes

2019-02-19T09:24:43+02:00

www.bizcommunity.com By: Johan Olivier & Lizle Louw

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.

In the past five years, SA’s mining industry [more…]

How new code can bring order to strikes 2019-02-19T09:24:43+02:00

Why employees need to mind their Ps and Qs on social media

2019-02-15T14:20:28+02:00
Social media represents one of the most significant developments in human communication and has undoubtedly changed the way we interact and share information. Social media has become a prevailing presence in our lives, including the workplace, and therefore poses a significant risk to the reputational integrity [more…]

Why employees need to mind their Ps and Qs on social media 2019-02-15T14:20:28+02:00

No work, No pay, No penalty for COSATU’S intended protest action on 13 February 2019

2019-02-13T07:09:49+02:00

It is advisable to inform your workers that any absences related to the protest action will be treated on the following basis in term of the Labour Relations Act:

  • No work, no pay;
  • No disciplinary action;
  • A shift for leave pay and leave enhancement pay qualification purposes will be lost in respect of the day’s [more…]
No work, No pay, No penalty for COSATU’S intended protest action on 13 February 2019 2019-02-13T07:09:49+02:00

SONA 2019 – FW de Klerk Foundation

2019-02-08T11:33:29+02:00

SONA 2019

It is enticing to interpret President Cyril Ramaphosa’s SONA as just another election pitch to the electorate a few months before the general election, now to be held on 8 May. A closer look is, however, warranted, as there are some interesting elements that may indicate a [more…]

SONA 2019 – FW de Klerk Foundation 2019-02-08T11:33:29+02:00

Dismissing for insubordination – The Labour Appeal Court gives clarity

2019-02-05T11:58:09+02:00

Provided By Cowan-Harper-Madikizela By Neil Coetzer & Thato Matloko

In TMT Services and Supplies (Pty) Ltd v CCMA and 2 Others [JA32/2017] the Labour Appeal Court recently had occasion to clarify the issue of when dismissal would be appropriate for acts of insubordination.

In this case, TMT Services and Supplies (Pty) [more…]

Dismissing for insubordination – The Labour Appeal Court gives clarity 2019-02-05T11:58:09+02:00

Staying at home during a strike? Remember to tell your employer.

2019-02-05T08:06:06+02:00

Provided By Cowan-Harper-Madikizela By Neil Coetzer

It is well-known that strikes in South Africa are routinely marred by violence and intimidation. It often happens that due to the violence, or the threat of violence, employees stay at home during a strike, claiming that they are too afraid to attend work. Employers often exercise leniency [more…]

Staying at home during a strike? Remember to tell your employer. 2019-02-05T08:06:06+02:00

Cosatu prepares for #NationalStrike

2019-02-05T08:03:11+02:00

Johannesburg – Cosatu is gearing up for a national strike in two weeks’ time to protest against the retrenchments, unemployment, corruption and racism plaguing the country.

The strike is set to take place a week after President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his State of the Nation Address.

The [more…]

Cosatu prepares for #NationalStrike 2019-02-05T08:03:11+02:00

Labour inspectors to start blitz campaign to check on minimum wage compliance

2019-02-05T08:01:02+02:00

CAPE TOWN – The labour department announced on Tuesday it would be embarking on a national blitz campaign in February to check whether employers were complying with the newly introduced national minimum wage (NMW).

In a statement, department deputy director-general in charge of inspection [more…]

Labour inspectors to start blitz campaign to check on minimum wage compliance 2019-02-05T08:01:02+02:00

Budget Tips 2019 – Mr Mboweni

2019-02-08T11:59:36+02:00

 

Dear Members,

We responded to the invitation of Mr Tito Mboweni to send him ‘Tips’ for the 2019 Budget. We welcome his fresh energy, business insight and desire to do things differently.  

Adv Hein van der Walt and Dr Lawrence McCrystal