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How long is an employer expected to consult with an employee in a retrenchment process?

19 October, 2016 by admin in news
Section 189A of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 dealing with large scale retrenchments sets out time periods to consult.  However, with regards to retrenchments which fall outside the ambit of section 189A, we are often asked how long should an employer consult with an employee especially when ... read more...

27 December Declared a Public Holiday

19 October, 2016 by admin in news
South Africa has 12 official public holidays as determined by the Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994). The Act provides that whenever a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be a public holiday. This year Christmas Day falls on a Sunday.  However, since the 26th of ... read more...