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What employers need to know about parental, adoption and commissioning parental leave

LabourPro Jan 2019

Explaining the amendments to the basic conditions of employment act in specific reference to parental, adoption and commissioning parental leave.

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The National Minimum Wage and the exemption process for employers

LabourPro Dec 2018

Discussing the exemption process of the National Minimum Wage Act signed into law on 26 November 2018 to commence on 1 January 2019.

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The rights of a DoL inspector conducting Health and Safety inspections

LabourPro Occupational Health and Safety Dec 2018

We discuss the importance of being compliant with health and safety legislation specifically for business owners to ensure continuous operations and avoid costly incidents. Ensuring compliance is done through inspections done internally but also externally by the Department of Labour (DoL).

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How should an employee’s misconduct in the workplace be addressed?

LabourPro

Looking at how an employee's misconduct in the workplace should be addressed.

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Sexual harassment in the workplace

Sexual Harassment in the workplace – what employers need to know

LabourPro Dec 2018

Discussing what sexual harassment is in the workplace and which rules apply specifically at year-end parties.

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Dismissal based on operational requirements

Dismissal based on an employer’s operational requirements as per the Labour Relations Act

LabourPro Nov 2018

Providing clarity where employers have to consider dismissing employees based on operational requirements resulting into retrenchments by following Labour Relations Act guidelines.

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Retrenchment tips

How to overcome unforeseen delays during a retrenchment consultation

LabourPro Oct 2018

Giving guidance to employers on the retrenchment consultation process and how to avoid delays in retrenchments.

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The impact of cannabis legality and usage in the workplace

LabourPro Oct 2018

Clarifying cannabis legality and usage in the workplace in specific reference to the recent Constitutional Court Judgement made on to the use, possession and cultivation of cannabis by adult persons in private.

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Employee rights to privacy when using smart devices in the workplace

LabourPro Sep 2018

An overview of the extent to which an employee can claim rights to privacy in regard to the use of a smart device in the workplace.

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The importance of the OHSA workplace inspection

LabourPro Aug 2018

Looking at the importance of Occupational Health and Safety legislation by means of an OHSA workplace inspection and compliance survey.

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