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COMMUNITY SCHEMES OMBUD

As of the 1st of January 2017, sectional title owners will be required to pay an extra levy to the Community Schemes Ombud Service Act 9 of 2011, making provision for all disputes related to sectional schemes to be referred to the Community Schemes Ombudsman. The... read more

Enforceability of Separation Agreements

This means that no dismissal has occurred and therefore the subsequent right to proceed with CCMA and/or Labour Court cases have been waived. These agreements are utilised to a much lesser extent than they ought to be due to the fact that negotiations on these... read more

Commuting Time vs Labour Time

Recently a European court has ruled that the time you spend travelling to work and back can be now be counted as actual work. The court ruled that train and bus delays, overly full carriages, traffic jams and the like, are just some of the things commuters have to put... read more

National COSATU Strike – 7 October 2016

COSATU has announced a one-day National Strike on Friday, 7 October 2016. The strike will constitute a protected protest action, as COSATU has complied with Section 77 of the Labour Relations Act, as confirmed by NEDLAC. Section 77, as mentioned above, provides for... read more