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Workplace Law

LABOUR INSPECTIONS AND NON-COMPLIANCE DETECTIONS

Labour Inspections And Non-Compliance Detections

The Department of Labour conducts workplace inspections through labour inspectors to ascertain an employer’s compliance with labour legislation, the most important legislation being contained in the following Acts:

NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE EXEMPTION PROCESS

National Minimum Wage Exemption Process

Whilst the National Minimum Wage Act prescribes minimum wages for all workers, the Act also makes provision for an employer or an employers’ organisation, acting on behalf of its members, to apply for an exemption.

Developments In Preventing And Eliminating Violence And Harassment In The Workplace

A Draft Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work was published for comment on the 20th of August 2020. Four forms of violence and harassment in the workplace are enumerated, namely: sexual violence and harassment; racial, ethnic, or social origin violence and harassment; workplace bullying; and protected disclosures. This code …

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