Legal Articles

Aug 3, 2020

Beyond a Job Description

South Africa is one of few countries that provide protection to workers, job seekers and employees, to such an extent that it is codified in legislation. […]
Jul 30, 2020

Notice of AGM – Your Invitation to our First-ever Virtual AGM

  Dear MISA member,  WE HAVE PLEASURE IN INVITING YOU TO ATTEND OUR FIRST-EVER VIRTUAL MISA AGM This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our AGM […]
Jul 28, 2020

Retrenchment and Pregnancy!

Expecting a child must be, for most, the most sacred and precious moment. I’ve seen in my career how the focus point changes for soon-to-be-moms. Transformation […]
Jul 23, 2020

Favouritism in the Workplace – Broken Dignity!

The past couple of months reminded me of my High School years where you were either cool or not!! Dealing with some of the large scale […]
Jul 21, 2020

Joint Consensus Seeking Process!

Joint Consensus Seeking Process! Last week we looked at the why and the when MISA must preferably know before you that there might be a possibility […]
Jul 14, 2020

Retrenchment – At the beginning…!

The Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) in section 189 (1) is the genesis of dismissals based on operational requirements and begins with “When an […]
Jul 9, 2020

Subjectivity, the thorn in fairness!

It is a given fact that, when faced with any situation, we tend to compare the reaction of people in any situation with our own reference […]
Jul 7, 2020

Commitment versus Indolence!

Have you ever heard the words: “Go to the ant, O lazy one; Observe her ways and be wise. Which, having no chief, Overseer or ruler, […]
Jul 2, 2020

RETRENCHMENT: FORCED OR VOLUNTARY – THAT IS THE QUESTION

The past two to three months, feels like twelve, will always be remembered as a period of job losses, insecurity, fear and a cocktail of emotions. […]