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Feb 25, 2020

OLD, BUT GOLD. Dismissing an employee on the basis of age.

It often happens that an employer dismisses an employee who has reached retirement age. The question is whether an employer is allowed to do this. The […]
Feb 18, 2020

IT’S NOT ME, IT’S YOU!

Can incompatibility lead to dismissal?   It is often asked if an employer can dismiss an employee on the basis of incompatibility. Incompatibility can be described […]
Feb 14, 2020

MISA eDATA February 2020

Feb 11, 2020

Dishonesty regarding your qualifications in an interview may lead to something far worse than just a dismissal.

It’s nothing new these days when you read a newspaper that you would come across an article which relates to an employee who was dismissed for […]
Feb 4, 2020

RETRENCHMENT – Is “bumping” a recognised criteria?

Last week we reiterated the necessity and importance of consultation prior retrenchment. Especially the obligation that is placed on your employer to consult with MISA prior […]
Jan 28, 2020

MISA Young Workers’ Forum supports Helping Paws Christmas Party on Saturday, 21 December at KwaMakhutha Section 5

More than a 100 people attended the party with families receiving a box of Bakers and a packet of goodies for their doggies.  These are people […]
Jan 28, 2020

Can my employer retrench me without consulting my union?

Once your employer contemplates retrenchment, the provisions of Section 189 and 189A of The Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) must be adhered to Consultation […]
Jan 23, 2020

MISA exhibits at Otto Du Plessis High School’s Career Expo in Port Elizabeth on Friday, 17 January 2020.

MISA exhibits at Otto Du Plessis High School’s Career Expo in Port Elizabeth on Friday, 17 January 2020.   Enthusiastic grade 10, 11 and 12 learners […]
Jan 21, 2020

Parental leave is now a reality

We now can reap the benefits of the long-awaited additional parental leave, which came into effect this year. By Tiekie Mocke, Manager MISA’s Legal Department.   The […]