Employees are often employed in terms of fixed-term contracts for the purpose of completing a specific project.
As global competition and declining markets squeeze margins, the search for talent is becoming a top priority of the executive team.
When an employee is under the influence of alcohol in the workplace the employer may, in the absence of satisfactory evidence by an employee as to his alcohol dependency, proceed by way of a disciplinary hearing for misconduct.
The Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 will soon be amended by the promulgation of the Labour Relations Amendment Bill. One of the significant changes the Bill will introduce relates to the review of arbitration awards in the Labour Court.
In such circumstances the employer will bear the onus to prove the employee was dismissed for a fair reason, unrelated to her pregnancy. The employee in turn will bear the onus of proving the dismissal arose as a result of pregnancy.
The Protection of Personal Information Bill, will place significant obligations on most individuals and juristic entities, including employers.
One of the best investments any company can make is to develop and empower middle managers to take ownership of their area of the business.
Research has shown in excess of 80% of serious frauds committed against an organisation are perpetrated by an employee, either alone or in collusion with other employees.
Industrial relations, labour relations, the employment relationship and the employment contract. Are these all the same thing and does it matter?
When poor performance is ignored for long periods of time, it escalates into a major problem that tends to get blown out of control. If you as a manager don’t rectify the poor performance, your employee will see this as you condoning his behaviour.
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