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Department of Labour & CCMA Final Week of Labour Law Amendment Roadshows

Started by sylvia hammond on Sunday. 0 Replies

 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

Tags: human, resource, value, work, pay

How should we discipline abusive language in the workplace?

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Des Squire Feb 20. 8 Replies

 Many members will know that I am a Human Resource practitioner and I am registered with the South African Board of People Practices (SABPP) as a Master HR Practitioner (MHRP). Before the days of skills development my area of expertise was…Continue

Tags: dignity, resources, human, insolence, Constitution

Further dates scheduled for Labour Department & CCMA Labour Law Amendment roadshows

Started by sylvia hammond Feb 19. 0 Replies

The Sandton Convention Centre will play host tomorrow (February 20) to the Department of Labour and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) joint national roadshow to educate stakeholders on the implications of the new…Continue

Tags: value, pay, equal, discrimination, contracts

Labour Department and CCMA commence Labour Law amendment Roadshows

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Feb 17. 2 Replies

The Department of Labour and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) kicked off with their road shows to educate the public about amended labour laws in Cape Town today - 16 February 2015. The road show is aimed at employer…Continue

Tags: equal, value, work, resolution, councils

New labour laws limit temporary contracts to three months unless longer period justified

Started by sylvia hammond Feb 17. 0 Replies

 It will now be illegal in South Africa to hire workers in temporary employment for more than three months without justifiable reasons, Department of Labour Director of Collective Bargaining, Ian Macun told delegates during a labour law amendments…Continue

Tags: relations, resource, public, practitioners, law

Gauteng Public Hearings on the National Minimum Wage

Started by sylvia hammond Jan 28. 0 Replies

 This notice is published in response to the request of The Gauteng Provincial Legislature in partnership with Portfolio Committee on Labour.Gauteng Province will hold public hearings on the National Minimum Wage:on Tuesday 03 February 2015 in the…Continue

Tags: workers, business, living, standard, PESA

Minister Mildred Oliphant increases farmworkers minimum wage

Started by sylvia hammond Jan 28. 0 Replies

27 Jan 2015 Labour Minister Oliphant increases farmworkers minimum wage by 7,7 percent in 2015/16Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced an upward adjustment to the minimum wage of farmworkers with effect from 1 March 2015.In terms of the new…Continue

Tags: sectoral, determination, 2015, minimum, worker

National minimum wage to be discussed at upcoming Labour Indaba

Started by sylvia hammond Oct 13, 2014. 0 Replies

"The subject of national minimum wage to protect the vulnerable workers will be one of central subjects for discussion at the upcoming Labour Indaba - Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has appealed to stakeholders representing the interests of…Continue

Tags: insurance, fund, unemployment, retrenched, Oliphant

Are employers allowing legal representation for employees in retrenchment consultations?

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Des Squire Sep 26, 2014. 3 Replies

Before proceeding on retrenchment exercises, employers generally seek legal advice before proceeding.  But this week on skills portal Ivan Israelstam raises a very important question, namely:do employers realise that they should allow potential…Continue

Tags: technological, structural, operational, requirements, dismissals

Domestic Workers to be covered by COIDA & extended UIF benefits under review

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Sep 18, 2014. 4 Replies

South Africa's domestic workers will soon be covered by the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases (Coida) Act, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant announced on Saturday 6 September 2014.The minister, who held a Domestic Worker Imbizo at…Continue

Tags: wage, minimum, diseases, Sectoral, Determination

 
 
 

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