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Discriminating against pregnant women Pregnancy discrimination can take many forms, but women need to know that they’re protected and businesses need to know that they should cease and desist  There have been plenty of horror stories about how women have lost their jobs, been actively pushed out of companies, or treated unfairly because they’ve fallen pregnant....

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The CCMA is receiving record numbers of retrenchment referrals, thanks to the pandemic  The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) received 28 000 retrenchment cases from May to June 2020 during the lockdown. In August it revealed that it had received 190 large-scale retrenchment referrals and 1 307 small-scale retrenchment referrals in that month alone. While the numbers may be slowly dropping as the lockdown eases, it is...

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Dealing with bullying and stigma of the pandemic How to manage the bullying and toxicity that can arise in the workplace if an employee contracts COVID-19  The pandemic has introduced an entirely new frame of social reference to the world. People are learning new ways of working, engaging with one another, and managing social interactions and...

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Retrenchment is never easy, but it’s essential that organisations work to the letter of the law  In the wake of an economically challenging year that has put businesses of all sizes under immense pressure, there has been a commensurate increase in the number of job losses. Companies have had to make hard choices around employees...

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Leverage the experience of trained HR and legal experts to manage workplace regulations and legalities without the hassle Is your organisation and workforce COVID-19 ready? Does your human resources team know the ins and outs of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA)? Have you developed a consistent retrenchment package that adheres to recent regulatory changes? For most...

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AUGUST 2020 – SOUTH AFRICA DRAFT CODE OF GOOD PRACTICE ON THE PREVENTION AND ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT It is important that employers note the following: New directive issued on public access to the CCMA during the COVID-19 pandemic Employment Equity Draft Code of Good Practice on violence and harassment On 20 August 2020...

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When employees are refusing to work over COVID-19 fears With the daily COVID-19 infection rate in South Africa increasing rapidly, many employees are having second thoughts on whether they should be returning to an office environment. Nicol Myburgh, Head of the HCM Business Unit at CRS Technologies, discusses the circumstances that may arise where refusing to work is...

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Secretly recording a conversation to which you are party is not illegal, according to Section 4 of the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-Related Information Act (RICA). This means that companies may be within their rights to secretly record conversations with employees and use that information against them in a court of...

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