New National Minimum Wage for South Africa effective from 1 March 2022
February 10, 2022
The Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, in Government Gazette No. 45882 dated 7 February 2022, published the amended national minimum wages contained in Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 of the National Minimum Wage Act 2018 (Act No. 9 of 2018) (NMWA) in accordance with the schedules listed below to be effective from 1 March 2022.
Legislative requirements for the SA Construction Industry - Principal and Subcontractors
November 30, 2021
Businesses especially in the Construction Industry are encouraged and advised to familiarise themselves with the applicable legislation, regulations and by-laws, which will assist employers to understand the demands of the industry better. Key legislation to consider includes the OHSA, Construction Regulations 2014, General Safety Regulations and General Administrative Regulations amongst others.
Employee surveillance and monitoring when working from home
November 24, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the work-from-home trend. As a result, many employers are increasingly turning to employee monitoring technology to replace the physical employee oversight as was done at the office.
The importance of having a Disciplinary Code and Procedure in the workplace
November 15, 2021
Employees have an obligation to make their personal services available to the employer and to do so with due diligence, competence, and good faith within the employment relationship. This can be brought about by entering into a contract of employment, which is an agreement between the employer and employee.
POPI Act - are you processing Personal Information lawfully?
November 08, 2021
The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) places a responsibility on Responsible Parties to ensure that they process Personal Information in a lawful manner. Chapter 3 of POPIA specifies the eight conditions that apply when processing Personal Information.
The importance of the relationship between a BEE Consultant and BEE Verification Analyst
November 04, 2021
Many businesses seeking to obtain some or other BEE certificate often underestimate, firstly, the importance of having a BEE consultant and, secondly, the relationship between such BEE consultant and a BEE Verification analyst.