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25 May 2017
                       
 
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18 May 2017
 
 
Fasken Martineau presenting at the Industrial & Employee Relations Summit
FASKEN MARTINEAU
Partner and Head of Fasken Martineau’s Labour, Employment & Human Rights Law practice, Paul Fouche, partner Sherisa Rajah as well as senior associate Neil Searle are presenting at the Industrial &...
 
 
03 May 2017
 
Fasken Martineau Recognised in the 2017 Edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa
FASKEN MARTINEAU
Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce that 24 of its lawyers have been recognised in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa, across the following nine practice areas.  •...
 
 
02 May 2017
 
The provision of transport for day-shift employees working until late: when overtime and night work overlap?
FASKEN MARTINEAU
The regulation of night work is governed by section 17 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997.  Section 17(1) defines night work as work performed after 18h00 and before 06h00 the next...
 
 
31 Mar 2017
 
 
 
New Preferential Procurement Regulations
FASKEN MARTINEAU
National Treasury published the Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2017 on 20 January 2017. These regulations, which come into operation on 1 April 2017, replace the current regulations which...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
Arbitration Awards: Stuck in a Time Warp
FASKEN MARTINEAU
The question of whether or not arbitration awards issued by the CCMA and the bargaining councils prescribe three years after they are issued in terms of the Prescription Act, 1969 has given rise to...
 
 
29 Nov 2016
 
Introducing the National Minimum Wage
FASKEN MARTINEAU
Recently, the proposed introduction of a national minimum wage has gained momentum as a means of closing the current wage gap in the country and decreasing the rate of poverty. In August 2016,...
 
 
17 May 2016
 
 
 
Environmental Authorisations and Licences now publicly accessible
FASKEN MARTINEAU
The Minister for the Department of Environmental Affairs ("DEA"), through the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, has published a notice ("the Notice") in terms of section 15(2) of the...
 
 
10 May 2016
 
Draft Mining Charter under intense legal scrutiny
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT
The possible far-reaching implications for the mining industry of the new draft Mining Charter came under intense scrutiny in Johannesburg on Tuesday when a team of lawyers discussed the various...
 
 
20 Apr 2016
 
AASA: statement by the Mapela Executive against the lies of Anglo Platinum and Chief Langa
STATEMENT
On the 3 February 2016 the Mapela community met with Chief David Langa at the Mapela tribal hall. At the meeting, the chief provided us with a copy of a draft settlement agreement between Anglo...
 
 
03 Dec 2015
 
“Trying your Luck” is Sexual Harassment
FASKEN MARTINEAU
The Labour Court previously held that trying your luck is not sexual harassment, however, the Labour Appeal Court has now held that trying your luck is sexual harassment. “At its core, sexual...
 
 
04 Aug 2015
 
The CCMA’s jurisdiction over Employees working beyond South Africa’s Borders
Fasken Martineau
In MECS Africa (Pty) Ltd v Commission for Conciliation, Mediation & Arbitration & Others (2014) 35 ILJ 745 (LC), the Labour Court was tasked to consider a jurisdictional ruling in which the...
 
 
27 Jul 2015
 
No disclosure of relevant information, no dismissal for operational requirements
Fasken Martineau
Section 189 of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 regulates the dismissal of employees based on operational requirements.  The section 189 retrenchment procedure was designed as a problem solving...
 
 
07 Jul 2015
 
Shopping for solutions – Grocery Retail Sector
Fasken Martineau
Both consumers and suppliers should welcome the Competition Commission’s Market Inquiry into the Grocery Retail Sector.  The Commission has recently published draft Terms of Reference for public...
 
 
08 Jun 2015
 
Webber Wentzel's expertise recognised by a range of international research organisations
Webber Wentzel
Webber Wentzel's expertise has been recognised on the international playing field. Over the past few months, the firm has received three prestigious international awards, confirming its ability to...
 
 
09 Mar 2015
 
South Africa Budget 2015 – Tax and Exchange Control Proposals
FASKEN MARTINEAU
The Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Musa Nene, delivered South Africa’s 2015 Budget speech to Parliament on 25 February 2015. In his speech Minister Nene emphasized that the 2015 Budget tax proposals...
 
 
 
                       
 
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