The CCMA ruled that an employee’s dismissal for refusing to be vaccinated was unfair. [Read More…]
The Main Agreement has not been extended to non-parties, but the Bargaining Council parties have agreed that it should be. [Read More…]
A senior Transnet employee was dismissed following a closed-door conversation in which sexual comments and remarks were exchanged between six male employees regarding fellow female employees. [Read More…]
As of yesterday (22 June 2022) the requirement to wear facemasks anywhere has come to an end. [Read More…]
While poor performance may overlap with negligence, and it is vital to understand the difference between the two. [Read More…]
It’s that time of the year that every employer dreads, the flu and colds season paired with Covid-19. [Read More…]
Can I withdraw my resignation and notice of termination?
Yes, but the employer does not have to accept it. [Read More…]
Roxanne Fielies: 16 May 2022
Suspension falls into two categories: one after discipline as a disciplinary measure and one before discipline to remove the employee, and to investigate. [Read More…]
An employee who colluded to corroborate a false statement regarding a breach of Covid-19 protocols by a fellow employee was charged with gross dishonesty. [Read More…]
The gazetted increase for the national minimum wage is R23.19 per hour for all employees, including farmworkers and domestic workers. [Read More…]
In November 2021, Cabinet decided not to renew the Zimbabwean Special Dispensation Permits (ZSPs), which was set to end on the 31st of December 2021. [Read More…]
If an employee tests positive for COVID-19 they do not need to isolate if they show no symptoms. [Read More…]
The Occupational Health and Safety Act imposes a statutory duty on employers to take reasonable and practical measures to ensure a healthy and safe workplace.
It also requires every employee must cooperate with an employer to obey health and safety rules.
Suspending an employee for refusing to be vaccinated was fair and in line with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the CCMA ruled . The Act compelled employers to provide safe workplaces, and the requirement to vaccinate was in the interests of the health and safety of all employees. [Read More…]
Domestic Workers’ minimum wage will probably increase from its current R19.09 per hour to R23.09 per hour under the National Minimum Wage Act this year. [Read More…]