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Fixed Term And Fixed Purpose Employment Contracts

Fixed Term And Fixed Purpose Employment Contracts

A Fixed Term Employment Contract has a specific time period, with dates known to the employee. A Fixed Purpose Employment Contract is used when an employer wishes to employ someone for a specific purpose, and it is difficult to determine how long it will take the employee to complete the project or task.

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.

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”.

POPIA, Employees And Employment Contracts

Employers will inevitably collect or already have personal information about their employees on file or stored electronically. With the Protection of Personal Information Act, No. 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) now in force, such employee information must be protected in their workplace just as it should be protected by other bodies who possess their personal information.