OPINION: Dismissed for refusing an employer's demand – when is this automatically unfair?

2019-11-25 14:41

Clarity is crucial, as a dismissal which takes place for this reason could entitle the dismissed employees to up to 24 months' compensation, says Bradley Workman-Davies.

OPINION: Is it legal to secretly record your boss?

2019-09-28 07:00

It's allowable under Rica but problematic under the Labour Relations Act, says Bradley Workman-Davies.

Weed in the workplace - experts weigh in on cannabis and labour law

2018-11-26 06:45

What happens to health and safety regulations when there's a grey area around drug testing?

Paternity leave isn't just a plus for children's growth

2018-10-29 09:42

When fathers take an active and supportive role in the first 1 000 days of their child’s life, the long-term economic benefits are significant, says Beth Amato.

Poaching your former colleagues could end up costing you more than R280,000 following a key court ruling

2018-08-14 07:13

Massmart decided to pursue a former employee who poached his former colleagues. It paid off for the company.

Numsa scores landmark ConCourt win on labour brokers

2018-07-26 16:37

The Constitutional Court has decided in favour of Numsa in a case relating to the ongoing debate about who should be regarded as the employer of workers placed in jobs by a labour broker.

Here’s why it can be dangerous to work overtime

2017-09-22 12:00

Putting in too much overtime? According to new research, it might be damaging your heart.

Mark Zuckerberg gives new dads 4 months parental leave

2015-12-02 10:40

Back in South Africa, new dads are only entitled to three days of family leave.

Here’s why we should get rid of tipping

2015-02-24 07:33

Tipping is widespread – most people tip in restaurants and bars, but the practice is increasingly common elsewhere. Here’s why tipping should be eliminated.


'Massive uncertainty' about new parental leave benefit - employment expert

2019-11-10 16:54

If you have just welcomed a new baby and are getting ready to claim unemployment insurance for the new 10-day parental leave benefit, maybe hold your horses.

Gauteng MEC Faith Mazibuko's viral rant may fall foul of the law, say experts

2019-03-14 21:30

Gauteng MEC for Sport and Recreation Faith Mazibuko may be on the wrong side of the law when it comes to her tirade over "combi-courts", say two experts.

SOLLY MOENG & MICHAEL BAGRAIM: What state capture could cost labour law amendments

2018-11-14 06:01

Is SA ready to implement the latest amendments to labour law? ask Solly Moeng & Michael Bagraim.

What if you could claim overtime for work done while commuting?

2018-09-06 06:15

Research indicates that the average commuter in Cape Town spends about 49.1 hours in traffic per year, while Johannesburg has a traffic congestion level of 30%.

This loophole SA employees were using to dodge disciplinary hearings is now closed

2018-08-03 09:37

A landmark ruling has important implications for bosses and workers.

Big win for Metrorail workers as CCMA orders R35.5m pay-out

2018-07-23 17:03

Metrorail Western Cape has been ordered by the CCMA to pay a total of about R35.5m to almost 200 of its workers.

Talks on the cards over paternity leave

2017-04-26 05:00

Future amendments to the Unemployment Insurance Fund legislation may include paternity leave and extending benefits to employees who resign from their workplaces.

The Capitalist Crusader – Herman Mashaba going legal on Labour Laws

2015-09-11 15:47

Businessman Herman Mashaba says SA should do away with race-based transformation and that the past can be redressed by allowing the economy to grow.

Ramaphosa hints at strike law reforms

2014-07-24 16:22

South Africa should adjust labour laws so union members have to vote before striking, according to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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