Legal Articles

May 22, 2018

I have resigned, but what about my bonus?

I have resigned, worked my notice and received my accrued leave pay. I usually receive my bonus in December every year, and now I worked for […]
May 14, 2018

Acknowledgement of debt. Is this legal?

I had an accident with a Company vehicle.  My employer wants me to sign an Acknowledgement of debt.  Is this legal? Your employer can only make […]
January 23, 2018

UNFAIR DISCRIMINATION

What constitutes unfair discrimination in the workplace?   The principal protection against discrimination in the workplace is established by the Employment Equity Act No 55 of […]
January 16, 2018

May my Employer Decrease My Salary?

Yes, an employer can decrease your salary but subject to certain criteria. An employer is not at liberty to unilaterally change the terms and conditions of […]
January 2, 2018

PROCEDURAL FAIRNESS. WHAT ARE THE STEPS?

What steps does my employer need to follow prior to the disciplinary hearing and during the disciplinary hearing?   Before an employer institutes disciplinary action, he […]
December 19, 2017

Horseplay or a Dead Horse

Thinking back to the 1st of April each year when phones are taped to your desk; toy spiders stuck in your drawer; Oreo fillings replaced with […]
December 12, 2017

Holiday Bonus – Who qualifies?

For the period of 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018 and as per Clause 6.1 of the MIBCO Main Collective Agreement, employees (excluding Motor Vehicle […]
December 8, 2017

MISA eDATA December 2017

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December 5, 2017

SEXUAL HARASSMENT – NO IS NO!

SEXUAL HARASSMENT – NO IS NO!    By Lizel van Deventer Gerrie Ebersöhn Attorneys   For more than three decades Harvey Weinstein, a famous director in […]