Legal Articles

November 6, 2018

Is there a duty on an employee or prospective employee to disclose pregnancy?

Scenario: An employee who is in the early stages of her pregnancy, is employed by the company without the company being aware that the employee is […]
October 30, 2018

What information should reflect on my payslip?

Every employee, must get a payslip. The question is raised as to what exactly must reflect on my payslip? The following is an excerpt from the […]
October 23, 2018

What is Sexual Harassment?

If you do not know what constitutes sexual harassment and what the different forms of sexual harassment are, you can easily find yourself in a grievance […]
October 16, 2018

Temporary Employment Services – Who is my employer?

This question has been raised on numerous occasions and there has been much debate on this since the implementation thereof on 1 January 2015. This question […]
October 9, 2018

What can we do if the employer is refusing or failing to consult with us for a retrenchment purpose?

Well the best answer is to simply join MISA and or as a loyal member of MISA immediately contact the “intelligent alternative” to resolve all your […]
October 2, 2018

What is the Normal Working Hours for the Motor Industry?

Clause 4.1 A. Division B Employees sub-clause (1)(a) of the Motor Industry Bargaining Council (MIBCO) Main Collective Agreement provides: “(1) (a) ……. the ordinary hours of […]
September 25, 2018

What happens if a party fails to attend their Conciliation; Con-Arb or Arbitration?

Conciliation: According to Rule 13 of the DRC Rules, “if a party on whose behalf a matter has been referred fails to attend, the Commissioner may: […]
September 18, 2018

Notice to give notice

How many times have you read the terms and conditions before ticking the box that binds you to them? Now taking it one step further, did […]
September 11, 2018

The Chairperson of a Disciplinary Hearing and his/her role?

One of the key players in a disciplinary hearing is the chairperson, who is not only responsible for keeping the hearing in good order and conducting […]