Labour Law

2023-11-06

High Court Ruling on Maternity Leave

The South Gauteng High Court, in the case of Van Wyk and Others v Minister of Employment and Labour (2022-017842) [2023] ZAGPJHC 1213 (25 October 2023) […]
2022-04-01

Code of Practice -SARS -CoV2 In The Workplace, 2022

The Department of Employment and Labour has gazetted the Code of Practice for managing exposure to Covid-19.  This code will come into effect on the day […]
2022-03-30

Code Of Good Practice – On The Prevention and Elimination of Harassment in The Workplace

This code has been in development for some years. The Employment Equity Act, since its promulgation in 1999 has defined harassment as a form of discrimination, […]
2022-02-23

Increased Earnings Threshold 2022

On 8 February 2022, the Minister of Labour and Employment passed new regulations increasing the earnings threshold from R211 596-30 per annum to R224 080.48. The […]
2022-02-11

Minimum Wage regulations 2022

On 8 February 2022, the Minister of Labour and Employment passed new regulations increasing the minimum wage with effect from 1 March 2022. As was the […]
2021-06-22

New Occupational Health And Safety Measures

Introduction Since the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdown, the Department of Labour has issued Directives (Consolidated Directions on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Certain Workplaces), […]
2021-03-25

COIDA AND DOMESTIC WORKERS

On 10 March 2021, the Workmen’s Compensation Commissioner published regulations with regard to Domestic Workers being covered by the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act […]
2021-02-11

Minimum Wage Regulations 2021

On 8 February 2021, the Minister of Labour and Employment passed new regulations increasing the minimum wage with effect from 1 March 2021.  As was the […]
2020-10-15

New Occupational Health and Safety Measures

INTRODUCTION Since the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdown, the Department of Labour has issued directives (Consolidated Directions on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Certain Workplaces), […]