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On 23 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a nationwide 21-day lockdown, which was extended by a further two weeks on 9 April 2020.On 30 March 2020, Social Services Minister Lindiwe Zulu issued Directions in terms of Regulation 10(5) of the Regulations made under Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002: Measures...
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In the Edcon Ltd case, an employee was dismissed for making a racist comment on Facebook. The employee had posted a message on Facebook referring to the government as “monkeys” shortly after watching Carte Blanche regarding the reshuffling of Cabinet. Her Facebook page identified her as an employee of Edcon Ltd (the Company). A complaint...
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As of 1 January 2020, the new parental law pertaining to leave came into effect.Prior to this law, new parents, excluding mothers, had to use their annual leave or family responsibility leave when fathering a child, adopting a child or if they assisted as a surrogate. The Labour Laws Amendment Act of 2018[1] amended Basic...
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In recent years the internet has transformed the commercial landscape and redefined the way we do business. The movement away from traditional paper and ink has led to the electronification of everything, including the conclusion of contracts. Online shopping, signing up for Uber, creating a Facebook profile – all subject to the familiar “I have...
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In the light of the grave impact that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has on the global economy and the brutal reality that businesses and companies might not survive this pandemic that the world is confronted with, it may be wise to know your rights if your employment becomes at risk. What happens when the company or...
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The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has caused major disruptions worldwide since its outbreak in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. The virus has also recently spread to South Africa and our government has reacted swiftly by introducing a state of emergency and promulgating certain regulations. Restrictions initially only limited the number of people who...
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PROCUREMENT LAW: WE CAN HELP YOU SAVE MONEY – Marquerite Schoeman Have you ever thought about how you can make your company more cost-effective and subsequently more productive in an ethical manner? Procurement is a massive part of any Company’s costs. In fact, studies have shown that the procurement category represents about 30% to 70%...
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UNFAIR ADVANTAGE: IS IT REALLY UNFAIR? – Candice Grace The ongoing debate surrounding “unfair advantage”, whether it is considered socially, economically or competitively, has always been a controversial topic. The recent decision by the IAAF against South African athlete, Caster Semenya, has reignited worldwide opinions as to what constitutes fairness. This article will discuss the...
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PULLED OVER FOR SPEEDING? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – Arista Mootheram A recent judgement has been published relating to the camera that is used by metro and traffic police officials when regulating speed limits. The judgment was handed down by the Acting Deputy Judge President, S. Naidoo in the High Court of South Africa Free State...
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PROCUREMENT LAW: WE CAN HELP YOU SAVE MONEY – Marquerite Schoeman Have you ever thought about how you can make your company more cost-effective and subsequently more productive in an ethical manner? Procurement is a massive part of any Company’s costs.  In fact, studies have shown that the procurement category represents about 30% to 70%...
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