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The Uber SA Case

Justine Del Monte was interviewed on Power FM and Smile FM regarding the Uber SA case of whether drivers are employees or not, and thus have rights to any more benefits. Please listen below: Power FM https://www.gate5.co.za/read/119512/qv/91351527/17479321/32579/p Smile FM https://www.gate5.co.za/read/119512/qv/91359101/17479464/32579/p If you have any questions related to this case please contact our offices at 021 […]

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LOCKDOWN PROS & CONS

PROS AND CONS EXPERIENCED BY EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES DURING LOCKDOWN We can say with a great amount of certainty that when President Ramaphosa informed the country of the national lockdown most employers and employees were unprepared for the challenges associated with the lockdown. Notwithstanding the challenges, many companies found their footing a few months down […]

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DOMESTIC WORKERS

LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENTS GEARED TO PROTECTING DOMESTIC WORKERS Domestic workers (“dw“) and their contributions toward the growth of South Africa and its economy has previously not been recognised. Unfortunately, most dw are faced with poor employment conditions, are not properly remunerated for their work and generally undervalued. There does now however appear to be a shift […]

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ATTORNEY VS ADVOCATE

HOW TO BECOME AN ATTORNEY OR ADVOCATE AND THEIR DIFFERENCES To become an attorney, one must first complete a Batchelor of Laws (LLB) degree at a recognised university in South Africa. Thereafter one must secure articles of clerkship, a form of an internship, at a practising law firm as a candidate attorney or clerk. Articles […]

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CCMA Advisory Notice

The CCMA confirms that while it is still unable to re-open its doors to the public it continues to perform its functions via email, telephone and web-based platforms. Please read their advisory notice below: URGENT ADVISORY TO ALL CCMA STAFF USERS AND STAKEHOLDERS PDF

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CLAIM UIF FOR FOREIGN NATIONAL EMPLOYEES

NATIONAL LOCK DOWN: EMPLOYERS RESPONSIBILITY TO CLAIM UIF FOR THEIR FOREIGN NATIONAL EMPLOYEES AND RELATED VISA ISSUES The South African government has implemented the National Disaster Benefits Fund (“the Fund”) which is aimed at providing limited financial support to employees affected by the implementation of the lock down. The Fund is administered through the Unemployment […]

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UPDATE AND CLARITY ON THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE NDBF & TERS

UPDATE AND CLARITY ON THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE NATIONAL DISASTER BENEFIT FUND AND THE TEMPORARY EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE RELIEF SCHEME We continue to receive numerous queries relating to the National Disaster Benefit Fund (“NDBF”) and Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (“TERS”) Government implemented as a result of COVID 19 and the national lock down. There seems to be […]

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UIF Lockdown Guide

SIMPLE GUIDE FOR EMPLOYERS CLAIMING UIF BENEFITS FOR EMPLOYEES AFFECTED BY THE LOCK DOWN   If your business is not deemed an essential service during the lock down and your employees are on temporary layoff or working reduced hours you, as employer, can apply to UIF for payments for those affected employees. UIF has indicated that […]

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Financial Assistance COVID-19

Financial assistance offered to employers and employees during the National Shut Down. Easy Aid for Corona Benefits Temporary Employer or Employee Relief Scheme – Easy Aid_ Notice on compensation for Occupationally acuired corona virus under COIDA Amended Act

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