Suspension of Employees is a common occurrence in the workplace. Accordingly, Employers should be aware of the correct processes and procedures which must be complied with when suspending an Employee. In the same breadth Employees must be aware of their rights in order for the Employee to determine whether the suspension is fair or whether [more…]
On 19 August 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law the National Qualifications Framework (NQF Amendment Act) Amendment Act 12 of 2019.
The NQF Amendment Act has implications not only for prospective employees and/or job seekers who misrepresent their qualifications but also for employers seeking to appoint such prospective employees or job [more…]
It is inherent in the nature of employment relationships that, as the employer is paying the employee for his services, he/she is obliged to be loyal to the employer and to devote his/her efforts to the interests of the employer. The employee should, therefore, carry out his/her work diligently and according to the employer’s instructions, [more…]
The Department of Labour says the Employment Equity (EE) Amendment Bill and Regulations is proposing the establishment of sectoral targets to enable employers to transform workplaces.
Department of Labour Deputy Director of the Employment Equity (EE) Directorate, Masilo Lefika, said the EE amendments and Regulations have proposed for the establishment of 18 sectors as per the [more…]
The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (or “POPI” as it has colloquially become known) promotes the protection of personal information by requiring that public and private bodies comply with certain standards when collecting, processing, storing and sharing personal information. While POPI has yet to come into effect, there have been some developments moving it [more…]
The public service has met employment equity targets for racial quotas, Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says.
The government has been struggling to enforce transformation in the private sector, where the white population occupies about 72% of top management positions.
According to the Commission for Employment Equity’s annual report, just more than 73% of top [more…]
We are regularly asked which posters must be displayed at the workplace of our clients and for that reason and are then asked if our clients should also buy a list of posters which are available at the local stationary store.
Regardless of what your local stationer may say, there are only two (2) summary posters [more…]