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ZERO-TOLERANCE APPROACH SHOT DOWN

ZERO-TOLERANCE APPROACH SHOT DOWN

Article by Jan Truter. A ‘zero-tolerance’ approach towards employees who are under the influence of alcohol and other intoxicating substances is a fairly common phenomenon in the workplace. However, some workplace policies go so far as to prohibit the mere presence of...

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IS IT THE END OF B-BBEE? BY DAWIE BRINK FROM CORES.

IS IT THE END OF B-BBEE? BY DAWIE BRINK FROM CORES.

Sakeliga’s recent victory in the Constitutional Court against “B-BBEE”, has captured the attention of business South Africa, and the question on everyone’s lips is: “Does this ruling mean the end of B-BBEE?” The short answer is: No. The longer answer is that this...

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Psychosocial hazards in the workplace

Psychosocial hazards in the workplace

Is there a model code of practice? Psychosocial hazards and work-related stresses in the workplace do not only come at a high cost to employees’ health, but are also proven to come at a high cost to employers, as it has a direct impact on work performance, and...

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Business valuations

Business valuations

A valuable tool to ensure due diligence by directors – by Johann de Lange, MD of Worth.Business Directors have a fiduciary duty to act with care, skill and diligence in the execution of their duties. Accordingly, they must take reasonably diligent steps to become...

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Dismissal after reaching retirement age

Dismissal after reaching retirement age

It is fairly common practice to allow employees to work beyond their retirement age. But what if such employees want to hang on to their job indefinitely? And to what extent are post-retirement employees protected against unfair dismissal? The law In terms of section...

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Language Discrimination: Unable to speak Chinese!

Language Discrimination: Unable to speak Chinese!

In South Africa, allegations of unfair discrimination tend to have a familiar theme – often an employee having been discriminated against on the basis of being black, female, pregnant, etc. But every now and then a white male claims to have been on the receiving end...

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POPIA Prior Authorisation Deadline

POPIA Prior Authorisation Deadline

The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act 4 of 2013) (‘POPIA’) requires a responsible party to apply for and obtain authorisation prior to processing certain identified categories of personal information. With another POPIA compliance deadline fast approaching we have identified some questions to determine whether it is relevant to you.

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