Legal Articles

Apr 8, 2021

FINAL WRITTEN WARNING TURNED INTO DISMISSAL – IS THIS FAIR?

Most of your employers regulates workplace relationships and conduct through Disciplinary Codes and Workplace Rules/Policies. Once such a Policy or Rule has been breached an employer […]
Apr 1, 2021

Regulated and MIBCO Guaranteed Increases: I do not qualify!

Last week we announced the enactment of the newly negotiated and signed MIBCO Main Collective Agreement (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Agreement’). For most of our […]
Mar 25, 2021

Regulated Increases – MIBCO Main Collective Agreement

The Motor Industry Bargaining Council (MIBCO) governs the Retail Motor Industry through collective agreements reached by the parties to the Bargaining Council. These collective agreements are […]
Mar 19, 2021

MIBCO Main Collective Agreement effective 29 March 2021

Finally after almost nineteen months of deliberation, agreement, non-agreement and red tape the Main Collective Agreement was sent to-and signed by the Minister of Employment and […]
Mar 18, 2021

Knowledge is Power – Legality of Salary Deductions

Not all of us really look at our salary advices or wage slip at the end of the month or week. Sometimes we only become aware […]
Mar 11, 2021

Workplace Victimisation – Confusion! Reality! Objectivity!

We find ourselves in a rat race on a daily basis, attending meetings, taking customers for test drives, battling to close deals, servicing vehicles, ordering the […]
Mar 4, 2021

Dishonesty or Just a Little White Lie?

I wasn’t dishonest! I just omitted to add the detail on the system… Or I did capture all the detail just not in the correct field […]
Feb 25, 2021

Fixed-Term Contracts – Reasonable Expectation of Renewal, or not!

You have been employed on a fixed term contract for a number of years. Each year the contract is renewed for a further fixed period on […]
Feb 18, 2021

SUSPENSION – PRECAUTIONARY OR PUNITIVE – KNOW THE DIFFERENCE! (Part 2)

Last week we looked at what constitutes a precautionary suspension as a result of the question raised by a number of MISA members namely ‘My employer […]