Hockey at Riverside
To read a more detailed account of Doctor Chetty’s hypersensitivity insights, and treatment protocols, see the digital edition of Modern Medicine Magazine
What You Need to Know About The Prospective National Minimum Wage
An Agreement was signed on 8 February 2017 that brings a national minimum wage into existence. View Agreement here.
Collecting Evidence of Misconduct
When an employee commits an act of misconduct, an employer has to collect evidence in order to prove this at a disciplinary enquiry (and maybe later at the CCMA).
Necessity Of A PAIA Manual For All Companies
In 2000, the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No. 2 of 2000) (“PAIA”) was passed into law. This Act allows members of the public to know who they are dealing with in Government Departments and entities, as well as all businesses and private bodies.
New Minimum Wage – Farm and Forestry Sector – Effective 1 March
According to Government Gazette No 34648, the minimum wage for workers in the farm and forestry sector will be adjusted with effect from 1 March, 2017. The increase is the available CPI (currently 7%) +1% = 8%.
Domestic Worker Minimum Wage Goes Up on 1 December 2016
The Department of Labour has announced that the minimum wage for domestic workers will increase on 1 December 2016 in terms of Sectoral Determination 7 (SD7).
Labour Tenant Claims
We have received numerous requests from clients to assist in opposing labour tenant claims made against their properties. Many such claims in terms of sections 16 and 17 of the Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, 1996 (Act No. 3 of 1996), have been recently been served, and will no doubt still be served by the Department […]
New Minimum Wage for Workers in the Farming and Forestry Sectors for 2016/2017
The Department of Labour announced on Wednesday, 3 February 2016 that the minimum wage for employess in the farming and forestry sectors will be adjusted with effect from 1 March, 2016. The increase is 6.6 percent.
The Expropriation Bill 2015
The controversial Expropriation Bill, 2015, is set to replace the previous Expropriation Bill, 2013, and many feel it is just as unconstitutional.
Prescription Of Debt
Prescription is a term used to indicate that the time period to institute legal proceedings against a debtor has lapsed. It is thus not a legal term that should be easily ignored, as having your claim prescribe might mean the end of the road for any legal proceedings against a debtor.