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When All Employees Are Equal, But Some Are More Equal Than Others – Justifiable Discrimination In The Workplace

When All Employees Are Equal, But Some Are More Equal Than Others – Justifiable Discrimination In The Workplace

If an employer does this because of any of the grounds listed in section 6(1) of the EEA (including gender, age, disability, religion etc.), it will automatically amount to unfair discrimination. If an employer does this because of any of the grounds listed in section 6(1) of the EEA (including gender, age, disability, religion etc.), it will automatically amount to unfair discrimination.

PAIA MANUALS – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

PAIA Manuals – What You Need To Know

It is also crucial to note that substantial provisions contained in the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act No. 4 of 2013) (“POPIA”) have been incorporated into PAIA, including the submission of reports to the Information Regulator as may be prescribed. Find out more.

WHAT TO DO ABOUT INCAPACITY OR ILL HEALTH OF AN EMPLOYEE

COVID Policies and Dismissal

A question that has been circulating since the beginning of the pandemic is whether you can be dismissed for not complying with your workplace COVID-19 policies. In short, the answer is “yes”.

Virtual Retrenchment Consultations

The Labour Court in Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) v South African Breweries (SAB) held that where an employer offers to consult in the retrenchment process in a particular manner (in this instance via video conferencing) and the other party refuses to consult in the proposed manner, completion of the retrenchment process without the …

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