Legal Articles

March 19, 2019

Who can represent you at the MIBCO Dispute Resolution Centre?

If you need assistance from a lawyer after you have referred your dispute to the DRC, and a date has been allocated to conciliate or arbitrate […]
March 12, 2019

Additional benefits for new parents

The Labour Laws Amendment Bill was signed into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa and is now an Act. While there are a few more processes to […]
March 5, 2019

Don’t let ‘Crash Boom Bang’ sink you

Company cars need to be treated with respect. If not, you could find yourself in hot water before you can say ‘boom!’ writes MISA’s Tiekie Mocke. […]
February 26, 2019

What is the difference between the CCMA and the DRC?

The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) is a dispute resolution body established in terms of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 (LRA). It […]
February 19, 2019

Can I claim UIF when I resign?

The Unemployment Insurance Act and Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act applies to all employers and workers, but not to workers working less than 24 hours a month for an employer; […]
February 15, 2019

MISA eDATA February 2019

February 12, 2019

Can I be dismissed for participating in a strike?

Section 213 of the Labour Relations Act defines a “strike” as “the partial or complete concerted refusal to work, or the retardation or obstruction of work, […]
February 5, 2019

Breach of Trust

Trust Such a small five letter word, yet such a powerful and valuable part of any relationship. We seldom give any thought to the word and/or […]
January 29, 2019

What happens if the company is being sold?

When a company is being sold, the people employed by them are always concerned. Section 197(2) of the Labour Relations Act, states the following: If a […]