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20 February 2017
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13 Feb 2017
 
 
What employers need to know about employing foreigners in South Africa
SA LABOUR GUIDE
The employment of foreigners in South Africa is regulated by the Immigration Act 13 of 2002, as amended (“the Immigration Act”). The Immigration Act provides for the admission of foreigners to,...
 
 
09 Feb 2017
 
Protection of animals in light of the Constitution
CULLINAN & ASSOCIATE
In a spearheading judgment the Constitutional Court in National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and others elevated the...
 
 
Automatic termination clauses – fair or unfair?
SA LABOUR GUIDE
Automatic termination clauses have been a contentious issue in employment law for some time. Central to the issue is whether such clauses offend the provisions of the Labour Relations Act 66 of...
 
 
07 Feb 2017
 
Baker McKenzie South Africa biggest climber in the M&A rankings
BAKER MCKENZIE
Baker McKenzie South Africa has jumped from 16th to 3rd place in the number of announced deals in the Thomson Reuters Emerging Markets M&A Review for Legal Advisers 2016. In 2015, Baker McKenzie...
 
 
Incapacity - when the work does not get done
SA LABOUR GUIDE
Employers are often frustrated by employees who don't seem to cope and who do not pull their weight operationally. This could lead to resentment by co-workers and reputational embarrassment. The...
 
 
31 Jan 2017
 
New Draft Ergonomic Regulations (Occupational Health and Safety Act)
SA LABOUR GUIDE
The Minister has given notice of the new Draft Ergonomics Regulations and invited comment to be received in specified format by the end of April. These Regulations will focus on a programme...
 
 
The Significant Value of Mitigating Circumstances in Misconduct Cases Involving Gross Dishonesty
SA LABOUR GUIDE
Item 3 (4) of Schedule 8 (Code of Good Practice: Dismissal) of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 provides that it is generally inappropriate to dismiss an employee for a first offence, except if...
 
 
30 Jan 2017
 
Do you pay your attorney too much?
HOGAN LOVELLS
Do you think that you pay your attorney too much? I am willing to wager that you do and I think I know who is to blame. The billable hour. Some will argue that this assertion is a cop-out given...
 
 
 
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