Employment and Employee Benefits

Employment law administers the many different facets of the relationship between employers, employees and trade unions. The employment law department at Fairbridges Wertheim Becker offers a full range of services within labour law such as labour litigation, industrial action, retrenchments, drafting of contracts and all matters encompassed by labour legislation. Our attorneys specialise in employers’ rights for all industrial sectors.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in dealing with matters in the Labour Court. the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and bargaining councils. Our firm endeavours to support you, as an employer, to align your business with correct labour law practices and procedures, and should you be an employee, to help ensure that you are treated fairly.

• Employee benefits and pensions law;
• Collective Labour Law
• Privacy and data protection;
• Employment contracts;
• Employment litigation;
• Employment related commercial law;
• Employment equity;
• Advice on restraints of trade;
• Unfair competition law;
• Development of employment policies and procedures;
• Advice on all employment-related legislation;
• Due diligences;
• Executive employment;
• Transfers of businesses;
• Secondment arrangements;
• Occupational health and safety;
• Drafting and advice on social and labour plans;
• Sexual harassment advice;
• Immigration