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The much anticipated amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) and the Unemployment Insurance Fund Act (UIFA) are nearing implementation. On 4 September 2019, the Minister referred the amendments and the corresponding regulations to the Unemployment Insurance Board for consultation. The next steps will be Gazetting for public […]

Parental, adoption and commissioning parental leave nears implementation



The 19th Annual Commission for Employment Equity (CEE) report has just been delivered to the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thembelani Thulas Nxesi, by the Employment Equity Commission (CEE). During the 2018 employment equity (EE) reporting period, 27 485 employment equity reports were submitted by designated employers. These reports took […]

What the 19th Annual Employment Equity Commission Report means for ...





The law requires that designated employers must submit a report of how representative their companies are (across all jobs in the organisation) regarding race, gender and disability. (A designated employer employs more than 50 staff members. If a company does not have this staff complement, but their annual turnover is […]

Amendments to Employment Equity Reporting Look To Equalise Remuneration Practices





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