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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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) …

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Is it a “Going Concern”?

According to common law, the sale, transfer or merger of a business results in the termination of existing employment contracts between the business and its employees, on …

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Relief for Employers in retrenchments

Last week our Constitutional Court, in the case of Numsa V Aveng Trident Steel,  appears to have given employers  the nod, whose operational requirements are genuine, to change …

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Automatically unfair dismissals

What exactly is an automatically unfair dismissal as opposed to an ordinary dismissal? The Labour Relations Act (“LRA”) at section 187 states that a dismissal …

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Business rescue proceedings

What happens to my employment contract during business rescue proceedings? With the high prevalence of companies going into business rescue due to the current economic …

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Severance Package when retrenched?

Are you entitled to a severance package when retrenched? When an employee is retrenched in terms of Section 41(2) of the Basic Conditions of Employment …

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Can you be retrenched via Zoom?

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and with it the lockdown and restrictions imposed in SA, we have all had to adapt to a …

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