1. J

    Rate per KM for private vehicle

    Hi guys I have a questions. I work in a sales role where my employment contract says the following: ‘MOTOR VEHICLE It is a condition of employment that the employee has a suitable, reliable motor vehicle which he/she will be required to use for work purposes. The employer shall bear the cost...
  2. C

    CCMA award given to employee

    Hi there The CCMA awarded a harsh award to an employee I had to let go. She was still in her probation period and the award was for 4 months. I accepted the fact that I didn’t follow the right procedures but am unable to settle such a large amount within 14 days. I made contact with the...
  3. T

    CCMA waiting time

    Anybody have an idea of how long the waiting time for a date from the CCMA (JHB) is for Conciliation or Mediation? For example: If documents were submitted today, how long to advise a date for the hearing, and how far away will the hearing date be?
  4. M

    CCMA - Question concerning clearing name of employee

    Hi all, I've been doing quite a bit of research before posting this, but still require some guidance. Long story put short, I've taken my previous employer to the CCMA for unfair dismissal. The Conciliation took place (he requested to separate the con/arb process) and the commissioner...
  5. S

    Problems with domestic worker

    Hello. I live overseas, and I'm not from SA, so these things are more difficult to navigate for me. I lived in Cape Town for about two years total, and I had a maid for about six months, she'd come in once a week. When I was leaving the country she was devastated, because she was losing her...
  6. D

    Salary deductions and absenteeism

    Hi All, hope this is in the right place and that someone can point me in the right direction. My employer is going to deduct (or has already deducted) an amount from my salary. This amount is more than I earn. So I won't be receiving a salary this month. I have sought legal assistance, and...
  7. D

    Seeking Advice on Labour Law (assistance welcome)

    HI i'm not sure i'm in the right forum (please move to correct forum thread) i've tried googling legal forums for advice but i must suck at googling:confused: as i only found one and no reply on that. So i'll post it on a forum i read often but not reply to often. I'll be posting the exact...
  8. L

    Blame Game

    TL;DR Version My Boss suspected person X screwed up his month/year end financial reports beyond recognition. I prove to the boss that it was not user error but rather a software error. The software support company agrees with me and starts looking for the problem on the software side. Boss calls...
  9. K

    Former employer has not paid Settlement Agreement

    I wonder if anyone has experienced the same here: I had taken my former employer to the CCMA for unfair dismissal where we decided to Settle in Conciliation. They were to pay the settlement agreement already and have not done so by the stipulated date in the agreement. I have heard about...
  10. jes

    SABC files union dispute claims with CCMA

    SABC files union dispute claims with CCMA Two unions representing workers at the SABC have filed a dispute with the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA)
  11. jes

    Telkom pay dispute heads to CCMA

    Telkom pay dispute heads to CCMA A pay dispute between Solidarity and Telkom will be taken to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration
  12. M

    Retrenching a domestic and covering your bases - have I left anything out?

    Since my wife has started her new position beginning this year...we have decided we need to cut back a little on things, as we sometimes land up struggling, last month I had to rely on my CC - not great considering the debt already on there. Granted my wife is studying so its not like its every...
  13. jes

    Judgement reserved on SABC dispute

    Judgement reserved on SABC dispute The Johannesburg Labour Court reserved judgment in a dispute between the SABC and its editor of international news, the Saturday Star reported.
  14. LazyLion

    Proposed law to increase CCMA efficiency More hoops to jump through for businesses who are trying to get rid of problem employees! :mad:
  15. jes

    Can private e-mail get you fired?

    Can private e-mail get you fired? Michalsons Attorneys looks at an interesting ruling regarding email privacy that the CCMA recently made
  16. Lycanthrope

    Baby Marzanne nanny sacked for baby bashers access

    Source: Newstime I'm sorry, but allowing a stranger (I don't care if he's the plumber or the gardener or your bestest best friend) into a house that does not belong to you, which is your "professional environment" without getting the "okay" from your employers constitutes nothing more than...
  17. M


    I work with a narc or more precisely a guy who seems to have NPD Does anybody else here work with one of these things?