Legal Articles

Nov 12, 2019

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 will have to be adhered to in order to […]
Nov 5, 2019

That is not my job and/or not in my job description!

We do receive enquiries from members who want to ensure whether they are entitled to refuse an instruction from their employer if the task is not […]
Oct 29, 2019

Why don’t I receive my annual MIBCO salary increase on 1st September 2019

We have received numerous enquiries by our members, who are concerned as they did not receive their annual increase effective from 1st September 2019.   It […]
Oct 22, 2019

Don’t become a victim of cybercrime

By Lizel van Deventer and Nico van Deventer from Gerrie Ebersöhn Attorneys Inc.                   South Africa has the third highest number of cybercrime victims worldwide, […]
Oct 15, 2019

Training Expenses deducted from my last salary. Is this Allowed?

My employer paid for my training, and when I handed in my resignation letter, my employer stated that he will deduct all training expenses from my […]
Oct 8, 2019


Despite the fact that Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act sets out a concise process that Employer’s should follow when an employee is not performing […]
Oct 1, 2019

What information has to be on my Payslip

As an employee you have to know how much you will be paid and what all those deductions mean in order to do proper monthly financial […]
Sep 24, 2019

Meal Intervals

In these tough economic times most employees are so glad to secure employment that they don’t even bother perusing their employment contracts before signing it and […]
Sep 17, 2019

MISA leaves no stone unturned

MISA leaves no stone unturned Article by Tiekie Mocke, Manager: Legal Department at MISA.   Our promise to our members is to protect and advance your […]