News Flash: The Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998

News Flash: The Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998

On the 1st of February 2024, the Minister of Labour published for comment proposed amendments to the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998. The proposed amendments relate to the planned introduction of Numerical Targets for different occupational levels in respect of the...
No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land

Since the advent of the National Lockdown to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 Virus and now regular Loadshedding, many employers have resorted to placing their employees on a temporary layoff to alleviate the deleterious economic effects of both of these events on...
When the worst is over.

When the worst is over.

With the advent of Covid-19 in 2019 which resulted in a national lockdown in March 2020, many Employers suffered financial distress which forced them to restructure their businesses, impacting significantly on their employees, with widespread retrenchment becoming the...
No Man’s Land

Close but no cigar.

The Labour Court has recently grappled with the question relating to the legal status of an Award for reinstatement in the decision Mahlangu v Rand Water (2023) 44 ILJ 569 (LC). The Court drew on the wisdom of the Apex Court in Numsa obo Moses Fohlisa and 41 Others v...