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Our media often carry reports of employers explaining that our labour law is overly restrictive. In this case it appears that the employer either had no knowledge of labour law or simply chose to ignore it. The Labour Relations Act gives effect to…Continue
Today I received a copy of the Order made by the Labour Court - I have not yet seen the whole judgement.But what I have copied below is what I have seen. Now my interpretation of this is that Management - particularly in the taxpayer funded public…Continue
Cosatu publication: Postgraduate (Masters) Programme via the Global Labour University SADear Comrades, We are inviting applications for our postgraduate programmes for 2017 and we would like to ask you to distribute widely. Please check GLU Website…Continue
A private member's bill has been introduced to propose amendments to parental leave and benefits from Unemployment Insurance Fund. These apply whether the child is a natural child or an adopted child.The document is available on this link:…Continue
The Department of Labour announced: “Sectoral determination covers the protection of workers in vulnerable sectors/areas of work. The determination sets minimum working hours, minimum wages, number of leave days and termination rules.” Domestic…Continue
"All employers in the Western Cape are exempt from enforcing emoluments attachment orders (often referred to as garnishee orders) against their employees which were obtained outside the province, until a final decision by the…Continue
Good morning, I thought skills-universe members might be interested in this statement issued by Katishi Masemola, the FAWU General Secretary published in the COSATU Daily Newsletter.14 October 2015The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) is…Continue
The Department of Labour and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) are planning to enter into a second round of intensive national roadshows to educate stakeholders on the implications of the new amended labour laws now…Continue
The month-long labour laws road shows, which drew thousands of stakeholders from government, business and organised labour across the country, will end tomorrow 6 March 2015 in Pretoria. The event, to be attended by the top brass of the Department…Continue
The Department of Labour, in partnership with the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), will host the last in a series of labour law amendment sessions designed to educate stakeholders on the implications of the amended…Continue