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Everything you need to know about injuries on duty (Part One)

Everything you need to know about injuries on duty (Part One)

Workers who suffer injuries while on duty are entitled to compensation and support to help them recover and get back to work. The system for paying for injuries on duty is essential to workers’ rights and social protection. Here are some critical aspects to take note of…

Labour Law Considerations When Selling A Farm

Labour Law Considerations When Selling A Farm

Failure to follow the correct procedures upon the sale or purchase of a farm could lead to employees referring the dispute to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) or Labour Court

Dismissal For Insubordination

Dismissal For Insubordination

Employees have a duty to obey the reasonable instructions of their employer. Failure or refusal to do so may amount to insubordination.

RETRENCHMENT AND SEVERANCE PAY

Retrenchment and Severance Pay

Severance pay is given to an employee where they are “dismissed for reasons based on the employer’s operational requirements.” However, there are instances where an “operational requirements” retrenchee is not entitled to severance pay.