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Important tips when employing Foreign Nationals

Important tips when employing Foreign Nationals

LabourPro Oct 2019

Sharing important tips for employers to comply with laws relevant to the employment (and terminating the employment) of immigrants in South Africa.

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Alcohol and drug policy in the workplace

Essentials of an Alcohol and Drug Policy in the Workplace

LabourPro Oct 2019

Looking at the importance of an Alcohol and Drug Policy prohibiting the use of alcohol or any mood-altering substance in the workplace.

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Suspending an employee

When and how should an employee be suspended pending a disciplinary inquiry?

LabourPro Sep 2019

Looking at situations where employers must make a decision whether an employee that was allegedly involved in misconduct should be suspended or not.

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Explaining fixed-term employment contracts

Important facts about fixed-term and limited-duration employment contracts

LabourPro Jul 2019

Explaining the risks and pitfalls associated with the recent amendments to fixed-term contracts.

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Tips when dealing with the retrenchment process

Important tips when dealing with a retrenchment process

LabourPro Jun 2019

Discussing the retrenchment process in an adverse economic climate and whether a retrenchment process can be delayed by trade unions.

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Tips on dealing with poor work performance in the workplace

Tips on dealing with poor work performance in the workplace

LabourPro Jun 2019

Discussing poor work performance and the importance of employment contracts where the employee undertakes to perform according to the reasonable, lawful and attainable work performance standards set by the employer.

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Religious discrimination

Understanding religious discrimination in the workplace

LabourPro May 2019

Gaining a better understanding of the Labour Relations Act and the Employment Equity Act with regards to religious discrimination. 

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Is a pre-suspension hearing necessary prior to suspending an employee?

LabourPro Apr 2019

Finding out if it is really necessary for employers to hold a pre-suspension hearing prior to suspending an employee.

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What is derivative misconduct in the workplace?

LabourPro Mar 2019

We discuss in detail what derivative misconduct is in the workplace as well as what the responsibilities are for employers / employees.

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Which employees can be paid less than the prescribed National Minimum Wage?

LabourPro Mar 2019

Clarifying uncertainties with regards to employee exclusions from the prescribed national minimum wage.

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