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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…

Cannabis In The Workplace

Cannabis In The Workplace

Since the Constitutional Court judgement in 2018 pronouncing it is legal to consume, possess and grow a certain amount of cannabis “in private”, the Cannabis For Private Purposes Bill, once legislated, will help ‘clear the smoke’ of confusion surrounding this controversial practice.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Health & Safety Measures In The Workplace

In order to curb the spread of the coronavirus, President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his recent address to South Africa, implemented certain preventative measures and provided guidelines to citizens to prevent the virus from being further dispersed. Chief among these measures is that of social-distancing and of allowing employees to work from home. However, working from …

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