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COMPUTER GAMES AND THE WORKPLACE

But what do you do when your employee productivity is eroded by computer games. I am not talking about the larger games which requires special computer systems and could take days to go through a single stage, I am talking about the easy to come by, smaller games such...

BREAKING NEWS: THE SABC 8 REINSTATED ON 26 JULY 2016

The SABC has been making some serious waves as of late, having been brought before various courts and tribunals such as the Constitutional Court and ICASA due to their decision on 26 May 2016 to, with immediate effect, cease to broadcast any material showing the...

INVALIDITY OR NOT OF EMPLOYMENT EQUITY PLANS?

Employment Equity Plans and their validity came strongly into focus this past week with the Constitutional Court Judgement of Solidarity and Others v Department of Correctional Services Case Number 78/15 which was handed down on Friday 15 July 2016. The Appeal to the...

Imprisoned Employees

One of the first questions a personnel agency or prospective employers asks is: “Do you have a criminal record and do you object to a criminal check?”. In general, employment is dependant on not having a criminal record. However, what happens when an employee commits...

Misconduct by an Employee on Social Media

Not only are working hours being threatened by online games and trends but employers have no control over negative comments and how far reaching they are. The CCMA and other labour laws have come into contact with the issue of remarks aimed at employers through social...