Articles on Human Resource Topics in South Africa

May03 Smart Moves Newsletter April 2019

Polygraph testing in the workplace. Political parties and labour relations Read More..

May02 Smart Moves Newsletter February 2019

Over the last few months, Government has made a number of changes to labour legislation. Read More..

Jun14 The Labour Court Rules and Practice Manual

Section 159 of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 makes provision for the establishment of a Rules Board. Read More..

Jun14 Retirement, unfair dismissal and age discrimination

Section 187(1)(f) of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 (LRA) states that a dismissal will be automatically unfair if the reason for the dismissal was unfair discrimination on a range of list... Read More..

Jun14 The dismissal of shop stewards

A shop steward is a representative of the union whose members he represents. He is also an employee of the company whose employees he represents. Read More..

Jun14 Assessing the the fairness of promotion decisions

It is now trite law that when a CCMA commissioner assesses the substantive fairness of an employer’s decision to dismiss an employee, the commissioner must not show deference to the decision made ... Read More..

Jun14 The duty of a job applicant to disclose information

Can an applicant for employment who failed to disclose certain information, or provided false information, to a prospective employer during the selection process be dismissed Read More..

Jun14 The expiry of fixed-term contracts and unfair dismissal

When can employers validly and legitimately enter into contracts of employment with their employees in terms of which the contracts expire automatically after a certain period of time or on the occur... Read More..

Jun14 The automatic termination of employment

Resolutive and suspensive conditions Read More..

Jun14 Sexual harassment, compensation and discipline

The onus on employers Read More..

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