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Expropriation Bill Another Step Closer To Becoming A Reality

The 2020 Expropriation Bill has been put before Parliament for consideration. If passed, it will replace the current Expropriation Act of 1975, which current Act will be deemed unconstitutional.  Of the new Bill, Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille stated in a media briefing on 11 October 2020:  “The Chief State Law Adviser has now certified the Bill as constitutional. This paves the way for …

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The National Minimum Wage Amendment – Government Gazette, 17 February 2020, Number 43026

The Minister of Employment and Labour has announced the new National Minimum Wage. According to the Government Gazette, No. 43026, published on 17 February 2020, the new minimum wage rate, which is applicable from the 1st of March 2020, is now R20.76 per hour (R3500 per month). Despite the above, farmworkers are to be paid …

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Giving Evidence at a Disciplinary Enquiry

In order to hold an effective disciplinary enquiry, proper preparation must take place. It is the duty of the person in charge of prosecuting the case (the employer’s prosecutor) to ensure that the witnesses for the employer are prepared.

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