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    Annual Leave vs Annual Shut Down

    I have searched a lot now and cannot find something clearly stating about my situation: Company gives standard Annual leave namely 15 days per year. But, annual shut down is 16 working days in total. Company deducts 1 unpaid day from every employee to make up the difference. This is in building...
  2. N

    Labour Relations

    Hi guys, For the past 2 months I have been receiving half my salary at the end of the month and the rest when ever they have the funds. This is a big company and I know that they are able to pay full salaries. My question of concern is that this is against the law in SA right ?
  3. homeboy


    This will be my first time that I will be retrenched by a company. I work for an outsource company, and is placed in a cellular shop. I heard a lot of opinions about what I'm entitled to after the retrenchment. I will be working for the shop and not for the outsource company anymore. Am I...
  4. C

    Department of Labour Accreditation

    I've recently (as in 1 July 2015) started a company with a partner. We provide first aid, fire safety and occupational safety courses/ training. For first aid level 1-3 which we offer, courses + company + training person must be accredited with the Dept of Labour in order for us to issue...
  5. LazyLion

    Whites Still Dominate Top Positions

    Whites still dominate South Africa's top management positions, a report by the Employment Equity Commission revealed on Thursday. The 13th edition of the report shows whites constituted 72.6 percent of top management positions in the country last year, down from 81.5 percent in 2002. The...
  6. LazyLion

    Trust in Trade Unions Dropping: Report

    South Africans are losing faith in trade unions, according to research quoted in a report on Tuesday. Trust in trade unions among the public in general dropped from 43 percent in 2011 to 29 percent in 2012, reported Business Day newspaper, quoting a survey compiled by the Human Sciences...
  7. LazyLion

    Meat Inspectors on Strike

    Meat inspectors are on a legal strike over a pay dispute, International Meat Quality Assurance Services (IMQAS) said on Tuesday. "They belong to a union, Cawusa (Congregated and Allied Workers' Union of SA), and that union is out on legal strike and we are currently in negotiations with...
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    Foreign Companies and Payslips

    I have a Question.. If i work for a Foreign based company and they are reluctant to give me a payslip... What does that mean? I asked for a payslip and they asked what must be on the payslip? Are there ways around this so i don't get my company into trouble The company i work for...
  9. J

    Communication Workers Union deregistration put on hold

    CWU deregistration put aside The Labour Court has suspended the decision to deregister the Communication Workers Union
  10. J

    Labour department strips CWU of legal status

    CWU loses legal status The labour department strips the Communication Workers’ Union of its legal status after failing to provide financial statements
  11. LazyLion

    Cell-C retrenches middle management employees, One commits suicide

    Heard this in 702 this morning and on Twitter. Cell-C retrenched a whole lot of middle management yesterday (the rumour is that they will be replaced with ex-Vodacom employees). They were also allegedly given no package. By 8 pm last night their cellphone accounts and company petrol cards...
  12. LazyLion

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

    Eskom Union wins right to strike