Global index ranks SA’s pensions system
As the number of complaints against pension schemes rises, an index showing the best and worst pensions systems in the world ranks SA at 26 out of the 37 countries in the list, writes Legalbrief. SA received a D ranking ...
Minimum wage causing job losses – CCMA
New referrals linked to the National Minimum Wage Act will increase the labour dispute caseload by 25% this financial year, says William Thomson, acting national senior commissioner for dispute prevention and training at the CCMA. There have been 19 500 ...
Fawu's financial and deregistration woes
The Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu), shaken by factional battles and a multi-m i l l i o n-rand financial scandal, faces deregistration because of poor corporate governance and alleged mismanagement of membership fees, according to a Mail & ...
Lie detector clears manager of racial slur
A Shoprite regional manager who was under investigation after allegedly referring to black employees as lazy kaffirs has been found not guilty. The Times quotes Shoprite as saying that the manager was cleared after she, alongside a branch manager, were subjected ...
Domestics can claim retrospectively for injuries
CCMA rules against journalist on tweets
Decade-long salary battle ends well for DDPPs
Troubled property group to cut staff
Justifiable reasons needed for fixing term of a contract
Samwu wants R29m from the City of Johannesburg
PIC revising its remuneration policy
MPs want inquiry into university execs' salaries
Employment equity amendments this year – Minister
PIC wants Sekunjalo liquidated to protect pensions
Spar’s decision against franchisee welcomed
New SEZ to aid job creation and economic growth
No payment needed for job applications – SAPS
Not all beliefs are created equal in labour law
Most SA citizens are well aware that their fundamental constitutional rights include the right of freedom of conscience, religion, thought, belief and opinion, and labour laws are no exception, writes Bradley Workman-Davies, director and labour law specialist at Werksmans Attorneys ...
Challenges of keeping staff with mental health problems
An estimated 300 000 people with mental health conditions fall out of work every year in the UK. Personnel Today reports that this is according to Justin Tomlinson, the UK Minister for Disabled People, who said getting people with mental ...
US auto workers to vote to end strike
The United Auto Workers strike in the US will continue through at least Friday as members vote on the union’s tentative deal with General Motors, but there’s no guarantee the work stoppage will end once all the votes have been ...
Ethnic minorities short-changed in the UK
Ethnic minorities in the UK earn around 10% less than white workers, even once individual and job characteristics are taken into account, The Independent reports the Bank of England has found. The central bank set out to go beyond simple ...
Majority of business leaders in favour of Boris' Brexit
A majority of UK business leaders would like to see the agreement negotiated by Boris Johnson with the EU approved, Personnel Today reports a snap survey of members by the Institute of Directors (IoD) indicates. When asked ‘from what you ...
ECHR overturns covert surveillance judgment
Full disclosure regarding 'side hustles' is important
LGBT+ graduates value inclusivity programmes
'Causal evidence' that happy workers are more productive
UK’s jobless figures could be three times higher
Fathers also face flexibility issues
Outside office hours e-mail ban potentially problematic
New guidance on NDAs in discrimination cases
BBC presenter sues for equal pay