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Covid19 If I Get Sick
COVID-19: Staying covered if you get sick
COVID-19: Staying covered if you get sick
If you get the Covid-19 virus, you cannot go to work. It does not matter if you do not feel very sick. You must still stay at home or in hospital. Otherwise, you will be putting other people’s lives at risk.
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Labour Rights
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your rights at work
The world is facing a health crisis with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and every workplace has to help fight it.
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Family comes first
When you are caught between your baby and your boss, remember that maternity leave laws make sure you do not have to choose. Family comes first and your job is legally protected throughout.
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The Legal and Tax Side to Mental Health
The Legal and Tax Side to Mental Health
If you have experienced mental health problems that are very severe, you might need to take disability leave, or even have to leave your job completely.
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Contracts
Domestic worker employment contract
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Dismissal
Be sharp at work
Your guide to dismissal, put together by your lawyers.
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A self-help guide to the CCMA
A self-help guide to the CCMA
Every employee has the right fair treatment, and should not to be unfairly dismissed or subjected to unfair labour practice.
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Workers Day Article 2019
Making Labour Law Work for you
Now that we enjoy living in a democracy, the law is designed to make sure that workers have rights and are treated equally. We call the different laws that deal with work, labour laws. The key law for the workplace is the Labour Relations Act (LRA). The purpose of the act is to ensure economic development, in the interest of society, democracy and peace.
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Disciplinary Acton
How to handle disciplinary action
Disciplinary action refers to steps that are taken, if it is believed that you have broken the rules for how to behave at work.
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New Job
New Year - New Job?
New Year - New Job?
10 tips to help you get on the right side of the law, right from the start of a new job
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Basic Conditions of Employment Act
Sometimes, getting and keeping a job feels so difficult, that we forget that we have rights within the workplace. Luckily, the law is here to help make workplaces fair for all.
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Holiday
Do you deserve a holiday or bonus?
4 things you need to know about bonuses and annual leave
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Guide to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act
Guide to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act
SOMETIMES, GETTING AND KEEPING A JOB FEELS SO DIFFICULT, THAT WE FORGET THAT WE HAVE RIGHTS WITHIN THE WORKPLACE. LUCKILY, THE LAW IS HERE TO HELP MAKE WORKPLACES FAIR FOR ALL.
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Unemployment
UIF Bill Improvements
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) Bill has been improved to allow those who lose their jobs to receive money for a longer period when they apply for unemployment benefits.
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Labour Rights
Labour Matters
Chantal, one of our Legal&Tax legal experts, explains your rights in the workplace. Watch this video to learn more.
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Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment
Our Legal&Tax experts shed some light on this topic. Watch this video to learn more.
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Different Cultures
Heritage Day
Our diversity is what makes up our rainbow nation. Know your cultural rights in the workplace. Watch this video to learn more.
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Labour Rights
Women Right’s
Learn more about women's rights in the workplace. Watch this video to learn more.
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The Basic Conditions of Employment Act
The Basic Conditions of Employment Act
When it comes to leave, working hours, contract deductions, payslips and termination, employees and employers both have rights, according the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.
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All you need to know about emoluments order or “garnishees”.
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