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Basic Conditions of Employment Act

Regulation of working time and earnings treshold exclusions.

Collective Guilt: Derivative Misconduct

In principle, the courts require the same stan-dards to be applied in cases of so called group misconduct as they do in cases of individual misconduct.....

Demotion as an Unfair Labour Practive

A demotion occurs if the change to the emplo-yee's terms or conditions of employment is such that they result in material reduction of the employee's remuneration, responsibility or status.....

Discrimination in the Work Place

Discrimination is a vast and complicated subject, and not able to be addressed fully in the service related.....

What do you do with Deserters

Has the employee deserted? Is the employee a deserter? Or has the employee Absconded? Or is it "desertion"? Call it what you like, it cannot be tolerated........

Dismissals: Operational Requirements: Bumping

By now most employers are aware of the requi-rements of section 189 of the Labour Relations Act, when implementing retrenchments, the pit-falls and problems associated with retrench-ments......

Employees, Who are they

The status of employee versus independant contract is a complex subject with many pitfalls. There have been decisions and judgments from both the CCMA and Labour Courts on the matter.......

Medical Certificates

Medical certificates (or "Sick Notes" to use the common term) are source of aggravation to employers......

Misconduct Versus Incapacity

The key difference between misconduct and incapacity:..........

Payment for Work Done on a Sunday or a Public Holliday

Sundays and Public Hollidays remain rest days for employees and expensive ones for emplo-yers who require workers to forego these days of rest......

Poor Performance

The Labour Relation Act recognises three types of dismissal, namely: Misconduct
Operational requirements (retrenchments)
Incapacity (ill health, injury, poor performance)

Public Hollidays That Falls on a Sunday

The issue at stake is a public holiday that falls on Sunday and the following Monday is declared a public holiday........

Salaries Are These Confidential?

Differentials in salaries paid within the same job grade, or between jobs of equal status within organization, have since time immemorial been a source of dissatisfaction often leading to conflict in the work place.......

So What Protection Is There For Employers

The constitution, states "Everyone is equal before the law and has the right to equal protection and benefits of the law" and "Equality includes the full and equal enjoyment of all rights and freedoms" and further, "everyone has the right to fair labour practices:..........

Trade Union Membership: Managerial Employees

There are still some employers who are of the opinion that an employee who is appointed or promoted to a management post may not be a member of a trade union, and if the employee is a member, such employee must resign his / her membership of such union.........

Unfair Labour Practice

Under the 1956 Labour Relation Act, a variety of employment practices, apart from dismissals, were identified as 'unfair' under the general definition of 'unfair labour practice' in force at the time........

Termination Pay

In the old days the pay due to the employees was easy to calculate, but under the new legislation, introduced in July 2003, it is much more complicated...........

 
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