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Grant Wilkinson, Executive: Global Business Solutions If an employee refuses to divulge information which might help his or her employer to identify the culprit of misconduct, said employee is guilty of ‘derivative misconduct’. However, to impose a one-sided obligation on an employee, to disclose information to her employer about the […]

What the Constitutional Court Says About Derivative Misconduct

by John Botha: COO of Global Business Solutions It is envisaged that the amendments to the Employment Equity Act (EEA) will be promulgated in early 2020. These amendments are currently being debated by the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC). The EEA draft amendments give the Minister the right […]

How to set your business’ EE targets in line with ...

Social media is an extremely powerful tool. No longer is being published on a platform – that the entire world can see – the sole domain of print media and limited to a selected few. Anyone can become a published author thanks to the Internet and social media. This is […]

How to deal with questionable employee comments on social media

Transformation in the workplace is a process to change the racial, gender and economic status of the workplace to reflect the South African population demographics. There are various pieces of legislation which have been enacted to transform South African businesses and society to ensure that all enjoy equal opportunities, fair […]

What is ‘transformation’?

With the inflation rate not stopping its upward creep, the price of goods and services naturally must increase to keep up with this. Thus, during wage negotiations, and resulting wage settlement talks, it is necessary to ensure that these discussions are very carefully handled. At our recent Annual Labour Law […]

Wage Settlement Update 2017

  Since the travesty that befell the country in 2012 with the Marikana incident, South Africa has been described as an extremely strike-prone country with many attendant losses. For example, insurer Sasria recorded claims of nearly R900 million most of which were as a result of the violent #FeesMustFall protests. […]

Strike violence: A solution