Legal Practice Council Advisory on Covid-19

Advisory 17 March 2020 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Advisory 2 Practitioners are referred to the Council’s Advisory of 9 March 2020.Since then the President has announced significant measures to stem the spread of the virus,…

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOUR EMPLOYER DOES NOT PAY YOU THE PRESCRIBED MINIMUM WAGE, IN TERMS OF THE NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE ACT?

The National Minimum Wage Act 9 of 2018 (Wage Act) became effective from the 1st of January 2019 this was to protect workers from “unreasonably low wages” and to promote collective bargaining it applies to all employers unless there…

YOU AND YOUR DOMESTIC WORKER

Behind every successful businessman or woman is a humble woman in a maid’s outfit back home walking your dog, feeding your children and generally making sure that your household is run smoothly. For years, domestic workers have been…

REFERRING A DISPUTE TO THE CCMA

What is the CCMA? The CCMA stands for the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration. The CCMA is a body set up to assist employers and employees resolve disputes which arise in the workplace. The rules of the CCMA are governed…