Business awaits state guidance on mandatory vaccines
The increasing need for economies around the globe to get back on track has put the spotlight on governments and their policies on vaccine mandates, particularly in the workplace, writes Legalbrief. Although some companies in SA, such as Discovery and ...
Some ANC staffers being paid after crowdfunding
The ANC has started paying some of its staff, especially junior employees at Luthuli House, following a crowdfunding initiative. City Press reports that the workers at the party’s headquarters in Johannesburg had not been paid for three months, leading to ...
ANC told to shelve basic income grant policy
The ANC has been told that the state cannot afford a basic income grant (BIG) now, and that public service jobs may have to be culled if R19.6bn in outstanding wage increases due to them is to be found ...
Skilled emigration costs jobs and taxes
The emigration of SA’s skilled professionals is a major risk for job-creation efforts and the dwindling tax base, reports BusinessLIVE. Policymakers cannot ignore this trend when the country is battling one of the highest unemployment rates in the world in ...
Stringent conditions for EE compliance certificate
Competition Tribunal rules for CCBSA on retrenchments
National minimum wage review begins
Shoprite adds almost 4 000 jobs
Employment Equity Bill process stalls
Nzimande says judgment a warning to corrupt
Denel employees apply for business rescue
Another delay in payment of Air Chefs salaries
Ministry yet to act in 2014 wrongful dismissal case
SA's Cuban doctors may have been trafficked, says US
Replacement draft maritime OHS regulations gazetted
Revised Coida Bill sent to NCOP
Jobs bloodbath in the mining sector – survey
Asset management gender parity ‘a lifetime away’
Unions 'must demand’ mandatory vaccination
Getting the economy on track and speeding up vaccination is an absolutely necessary step to deal with the economic and social impacts of the pandemic. Halton Cheadle, Di Cooper and Mike Morris, unionists in the struggle against apartheid, write in ...
Pandemic intensifies ‘rage quitting’ stressors
'Rage quitting' is a sign of serious flaws in a workplace: from lax health and safety standards to exploitative working conditions and abusive managers. The Covid-19 pandemic has only intensified the stressors that can lead employees to quit on the ...
Gender-based pay disparities still persist
Women’s Month has highlighted the role of women (past, present and future) in society and once again reinforced awareness around disparities in gender-based pay that still persists today, write Bryden Morton, executive director, Chris Blair, CEO, at 21st Century in ...
Labour law perpetuates plight of the poor
Common workplace triggers exacerbate asthma
The workplace can help bring on or exacerbate asthma, US News reports a study suggests. Common workplace triggers include poor ventilation and mouldy air conditioning systems, cleaning products and even the toner used in printers, the researchers said. Employees with ...
US firm's white SA workers paid more than local blacks
A complaint has been filed against a US farm that paid its white SA workforce more than local black workers, reports Business Insider. Pitts Farms, a very large producer of cotton, soybeans and corn in Mississippi, used to have a ...
Tensions flare between 'vaxxed and unvaxxed'
Office politics have been a thing of the past for most of us over the past 18 months, as millions of people worked from home throughout Covid-induced lockdowns. Now, CNBC reports, as many US employees return to their offices, tensions ...
London law firms test work flexibility
London is returning to life for the first time in over a year, as firms reopen offices and test their revised flexible working policies. According to a Law Gazette report, solicitors at Allen & Overy, Fieldfisher, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hogan ...
England's Bar backs tough sexual misconduct penalties
Race discrimination claims rise in the UK
Workers to protest Weetabix’s fire-and-rehire policy
Disabled judge-solicitor flags 'discrimination' at work
Low-income workers bear brunt of pandemic
UK tribunals flag gender discrimination
Book title: The Healthy Company
Authors: Mervyn King and Leigh Roberts
Publisher: Juta ISBN 9781485137467
Leading a company today means managing the uses of its resources and relationships and how it deals with the resulting effects over time as ...
Book title: Human Resource Management in Government 2e
Author: Ernst van der Westhuizen
Publisher: Juta ISBN 9781485131144
Written from a uniquely South African perspective, Human Resource Management in Government explores many facets of the employment relationship, including strategic employment ...