October 15, 2018

RACISM IN THE WORKPLACE – IT’S NOT ALWAYS BLACK OR WHITE

Introduction This article discusses two recent Constitutional Court judgments, which deal with racism, or perceived racism, in the workplace. Although each judgment and respective outcome should […]
October 15, 2018

UNDERSTANDING THE FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION FOR CONCILIATION, MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION

I have a dispute which has been referred to the CCMA. How does the process work? The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (“CCMA”) is a […]
April 24, 2018

AVOID DISCRIMINATION WHEN POSTING JOB POSITIONS

Recruiters should be careful when posting job positions so as not to land themselves in hot water with the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA). […]
February 26, 2018

THE 10 STEPS WHEN TAKING A DISPUTE TO THE CCMA

If you have a dispute with your employer, you may want to ask the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (“CCMA”) to conciliate or even arbitrate […]
January 30, 2018

ALL WORK AND NO PAY

What are your rights as an employee if your employer has not paid you?  Under some circumstances, your salary notification might pop in 2 days after […]
July 27, 2017

Should I have to tolerate Corporate Bullying?

Every employee has the right to be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace, and employees do not have to tolerate bullying by employers. Bullying […]
November 2, 2015

CAN I MAKE A CASE OF UNFAIR LABOUR PRACTICE IF I HAVE SETTLED?

In this article we will discuss whether, in the face of an agreement between an employer and an employee in terms of which an employee accepts […]
November 2, 2015

KAN EK STEEDS ‘n SAAK VAN ONBILLIKE ARBEIDSPRAKTYK MAAK AS EK GESKIK HET?

In hierdie artikel is die besprekingspunt of daar in die aangesig van ‘n ooreenkoms tussen ‘n werkgewer en ‘n werknemer in terme waarvan ‘n werknemer ‘n […]
March 2, 2015

DO YOU KNOW YOUR DOMESTIC WORKER’S RIGHTS?

The Department of Labour, in terms of The Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997, provides an outline of domestic workers’ rights. Here are some […]