“anything else the employer expects….etc…” is unfair and has been challenged at CCMA. However if the sentence includes “for what the employee is qualified for…” or something to that effect then it is passable as it is within the scope of the employee’s expertise or experience. If not, then you are setting him/her up for failure.
Zuma does lead by example – just not on all the right issues – he took a HIV test didn’t he? 🙂
Pieter Staal replied to the topic Should Union Shop Stewards be qualified? in the forum Industrial relations issues including retrenchment, discipline & dismissal 9 years, 10 months ago
Nice one Des. Sylvia, I tend to agree, the company gets the shop steward it deserves. At one of the companies I worked for our CEO made it a point that I draw up training schedules with much of the same topics mentioned by Sylvia to ensure the shop stewards were equally matched to management on most issues. We got the union’s buy-in on this an…[Read more]
Pieter Staal replied to the topic Who does benefit from membership of the skills-universe? in the forum The Help Desk 9 years, 11 months ago
Sylvia, thanks for creating and to all other contributers and senior contributers – thanks for all the articles points of view etc…Viva la Forum 🙂
Des, if they did not have arms they cant carry weapons!
Tragedy, yes. Current government’s reaction same as that of the previous government – none! I remember very clearly how in my day of a protesting student we regularly got beaten up together with all the other atrocities and death in cells etc and government quietly condoning t…[Read more]
Pieter Staal replied to the topic What's working with Training Providers in the Western Cape like? in the forum Western Cape 12 years, 9 months ago
Welcome to Cape Town!
One of the constants is South Africa – Cape Town or Joburg is that the taxi drivers behave the same – you must always expect them to stop wherever and whenever – that hey will (if you allow them) upset your morning etc.
Barring that constant – we have (often) 4 seasons in one day. We always have wind in Summer and warm…[Read more]