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Nov

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EMPLOYERS STILL IGNORING MAJOR LEGAL CHANGES

BY   Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawadvice.co.za   This is the first in a series of articles on changes and dangers in labour law. During 2014 and 2015 the Department of Labour introduced a spate […]

13
Nov

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PROVING FRAUD REQUIRES HIGH LEVEL SKILLS

BY   Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawadvice.co.za Workplace fraud, by its nature, is a secretive act. It is a type of dishonesty that is normally committed in such a way that its very existence is […]

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Nov

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FORMAL VS INFORMAL DISCIPLINARY HEARINGS

BY   Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawadvice.co.za The drafters of the Labour Relations Act of 1995 (LRA) expressly provided for a right to be heard in the statute. That is, section 188 of the LRA […]

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Oct

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BEWARE DISMISSALS BASED ON SPITE

BY   lvan lsraelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: labourlaw@absamail.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawadvice.co.za Feelings of spite arise at work for a great variety of reasons such as: Resentment due to the lodging of grievances Power struggles between managers Racial and other […]

23
Oct

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DISMISSALS UNFAIR IF EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP STILL TOLERABLE

BY   Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawadvice.co.za Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) says that dismissal is only appropriate for those serious offences that make “a continued employment relationship intolerable”. Such serious offences […]

16
Oct

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RETRENCHMENTS AND MUTUAL TERMINATIONS FUELING JOB LOSSES

BY   Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to:www.labourlawadvice.co.za One must go far back in South African History to find a time when as many employees were losing their jobs as is happening right now. While retrenchments are […]

02
Oct

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GAPS IN THE LRA LEAVE PARTIES GUESSING

BY   Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawadvice.co.za.   In the mid 1990s the old labour legislation was repealed and was replaced by our current Labour Relations Act (LRA) negotiated between government, employers and trade unions. […]

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Sep

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REFUSED PROMOTION CAUSES COMMOTION

BY   Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawadvice.co.za   The Labour Relations Act (LRA) allows employees who have been passed over for promotion to lodge an unfair labour practice dispute at the relevant bargaining council. Should […]

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Sep

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MANAGING SHOP STEWARDS

Don’t underestimate the power of trade unions   BY   lvan lsraelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za.     The trade union movement in South Africa is extremely powerful. This is not only because of the high proportion of unionised […]

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Sep

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STRIKES CAN BE PREVENTED THROUGH PRIVATE ARBITRATION

BY   Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawadvice.co.za   The huge losses resulting from the frequent, drawn out and violent brand of strikes in South Africa raise the question of how such conflict can be prevented. […]

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