labour_issues

What is the Importance of the Basic Conditions of Employment act?

South African labour law is fairly progressive compared to many other parts of the world, affording a good deal of protection to both employers and employees. At the centre of labour, legislation is the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA), No. 75 of 1997, as amended by the Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Act, No. 11 of 2002... Read More

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Why keeping records of internal processes are important

Constructive dismissal, also known as forced resignation, constructive discharge or constructive termination in some parts of the world, is the result of a situation where an employee’s working conditions become intolerable, and they have no alternative but to resign. Cases of constructive dismissal can be referred to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) for ...Read More

labour_issues

No Time for Disciplinary Procedures

South African labour law is fairly progressive compared to many other parts of the world, affording a good deal of protection to both employers and employees. At the centre of labour, legislation is the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA), No. 75 of 1997, as amended by the Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Act, No. 11 of 2002... Read More