Congratulations Meekness!

The Team at Allardyce & Partners are proud to announce that Meekness Phiri has obtain her LLB degree from Unisa.  The journey for Meekness to get her LLB Degree started in January 2016 shortly after joining Allardyce & Partners. This has not been an easy journey for her and her determination and tenacity in what

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Failure to adhere to the Covid-19 protocols in the workplace can get you dismissed

As a consequence of the pandemic, Companies have had to put in place health and safety warnings, advice, protocols, policies and procedure at the workplace, related to Covid-19, in order to curb the spread of the virus and to ensure the health and wellbeing of all of its employees and not just any employee who

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Can you force an employee to be vaccinated against the coronavirus?

Bear in mind that there is no legal obligation, at this time, on an individual employee to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. What does that mean for an employer who wishes to create a safe and healthy work environment not only for that individual employee but also the entire workforce.  An employer can encourage its

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Practice and procedure

Centre for Autism Research and Education CC v Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration and others (2) – (2020) 29 LC 1.13.13 also reported at [2020] 12 BLLR 1260 (LC) Subject matter classification:Practice and procedure – Application for leave to appeal – Dismissal – Constructive – Employer seeking leave to appeal against finding that employees had been

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Wish to resign with immediate effect,

Employees who wish to resign with immediate effect, to avoid disciplinary action and possible dismissal, need to be aware that the latest Labour Appeal Court decision handed down has ruled that this termination by an employee does not absolve the employee from his/her misconduct and in terms of the BCEA the employer is entitled to

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Can you deduct monies from your employees’ salary when he resigns without notice?

The CCMA was recently faced with a dispute before it (South African Transport and Allied Workers Union obo Qendwana and others / Bidvest Protea Coin (Pty) Ltd – (2020) 29 CCMA 6.7.8 also reported at [2020] 11 BALR 1235 (CCMA) ) where five former employees claimed that it had committed unfair labour practices against them on the

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