Category Archives: Labour Legislation

Load shedding and your employees

We are getting used to load shedding and it almost certainly is going to be around for several years. Business is already feeling the effects of time disruptions and a major area of concern is how you deal with your … Continue reading

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Beware of fixed term contracts: What you need to know about amendments to the Labour Relations Act

Government has followed through on its intention of improving the rights of temporary lower paid workers. Employees with fixed term contracts are now, subject to the exceptions set out below, deemed to be part of the permanent labour force if … Continue reading

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New earnings threshold for Basic Conditions of Employment Act

On the 1st of July 2014 the Minister of Labour issued the following notice to increase the annual earnings threshold from R193 805 to R205 433. This threshold is the maximum remuneration (or gross pay) that an employee can earn while still … Continue reading

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