Channel Chat – Parental Leave, Adoption Leave and Commissioning Parental Leave Policy

As from 1 January 2020 all three of the following forms of leave are legally provided for under the Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Parental leave Adoption leave Commissioning parental leave. Subject to your employer’s policies and practices, these types of leave are paid by the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) after having complied with their…

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Channel Chat – Protracted and violent strikes, curbed

Violent strikes become a stark reality around this time of the year as wage and substantive negotiations deadlock in a stand-off in many instances. A weak economy, depressed consumer spending, growing unemployment and employer-employee fatigue are key contributing factors. Despite the fact that employees are protected from dismissal if they follow the requirements of law…

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Channel Chat – Traditional Healers – Medical Certificates

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) states that a medical certificate must be issued and signed by a medical practitioner who is registered with a professional council established by an Act of Parliament. Until recently Traditional Healers were not registered with a professional council, which meant that employers did not have to accept certificates from Traditional…

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Channel Chat: Minimum Wage: Employees can anonymously report employers: Introducing the IMPIMPI ALIVE Initiative

THE IMPORTANCE OF COMPLIANCE: MINIMUM WAGES (NMW): IMPIMPI ALIVE We, at Indgro Multi Services Group™, are committed to provide you with industry related information which is both informative and educational. From 01 May 2019 Temporary and or Contract Employees (Assignees) and permanent Employees can report an employer for not paying the R20 (Twenty Rand) per…

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