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Protecting the Low-Income Employees – National Minimum Wage Act

The National Minimum Wage Act, which came into effect on 01 January 2019, is aimed at protecting low-income workers and employees…

The Provident Fund Annuitisation and Retirement

This blog is going to briefly answer a few questions about the proposed annuitisation for provident funds and its impact on retirement funds.

When Do You Have to Retire from Employment?

You may find it interesting to know that there is no legislated retirement age in South Africa, which means that retirement age is set by the employer.

Considering taking on a young Intern or Admin Clerk? You need to know about ETI.

The Labour Laws Amendment Act has introduced three new types of parental leave, giving fathers and adoptive parents these amendments…

Parental Leave – New Rights Given to Parents

The Labour Laws Amendment Act has introduced three new types of parental leave, giving fathers and adoptive parents these amendments…

Hiring a Domestic Worker: What you need to know

The Labour Laws applicable to domestic workers are quite extensive. Read more for some of our most frequently asked questions.

Employers: Beware of fabrication!

Organisations need to implement safeguard mechanisms to avoid résumé discrepancies. Read on for more.

Sexual Harassment: Training HR

HR (Human Resources) play a fundamental role in any business. They oversee an important component of a successful business — a productive, thriving workforce. The role of human resource management is to organise people so that they can effectively perform work activities and deal with any issues that arise from personal interactions. As seen on […]

Sexual Harassment: The Employer’s Persepective

Although companies   may have convinced themselves that sexual harassment is very rare in the workplace, this seems to happen quite often.. South Africa has  sound legislation that deals with discrimination and a Constitution that protects the rights of its citizens, but many employees still have to face the reality of sexual abuse. Sexual harassment in […]

Employers Should Not Tolerate Workplace Racism

It is a known fact that South Africa has had a difficult racial history, in which discrimination was highly prevalent. In today’s times, it is not unusual to still find that racism continues to creep into workplaces but employers have a duty to act on this speedily and stamp it out at the first signs. […]