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Explaining employer requirements for Annual Return of Earnings in terms of COIDA
March 27, 2023
Compensation of Occupational Injury and Diseases Act 130 of 1993 (COIDA) aims to provide for compensation to an employee who sustains an occupational injury or disease in the course of their employment. It is a legal requirement for all employers to be registered with the Workmen’s Compensation Assurance and annually submit their Return of Earnings (RoE) to remain in good standing with the WCA.
 
Understanding the benefits of B-BBEE in South Africa
March 16, 2023
The main objective of B-BBEE is the inclusion of black people, namely Africans, Indians and Coloureds who are South African citizens, in the economy within a larger goal of national empowerment targeting historically disadvantaged people such as black women, the youth, rural communities and disabled people.
 
Amended National Minimum Wage effective from 1 March 2023
February 27, 2023
The new national minimum wage (NMW) was announced by the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, in Government Gazette No. 48094 on 21 February 2023.
 
Guidance on reporting of Security Compromises in terms of the POPI Act
February 17, 2023
The Information Regulator published a prescribed Security Compromise Notification Form that aim to create a mandatory, uniform process that should be followed for notifying the Information Regulator of security compromises. Failure to follow this prescribed process may result in the notification being regarded as non-compliant.
 
Update on waiver and visa applications of foreign nationals and Zimbabwean Exemption Permits in South Africa
February 06, 2023
It is illegal for any person to employ an illegal foreigner or a foreigner whose status does not authorise him or her to be employed by such person, or to employ a foreigner on terms, conditions or in a capacity different from those contemplated in such foreigner’s status as stipulated in section 38(1) of the Immigration Act.
 
CAN YOU CLAIM ABSORPTION OF APPRENTICESHIPS, INTERNSHIPS AND LEARNERSHIPS BASED ON THE INTENTION TO EMPLOY THE LEARNER, INTERN OR APPRENTICE?
January 30, 2023
Only after the successful completion of the Apprenticeships, Internships and Learnerships will the Learner, Intern or Apprentice become eligible for absorption. Once absorbed, the Measured Entity will be able to claim bonus points for absorption under the Skills Development element.
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