Just when we thought that we could start thinking about packing up for the holidays, the President had a busy November and assented to four new employment Acts
December 04, 2018
The Extension of Security of Tenure Act, 1997 (ESTA) distinguishes between individuals whose right of residence arises solely from the employment agreement and those whose right arises from the general consent of the owner of the land.
October 17, 2018
The long awaited South African Companies Amendment Bill (Bill) was published last week Friday for comment here.
September 25, 2018
In September 2018, the Constitutional Court in Duncanmec (Pty) Ltd v Gaylard N.O. & others (ZACC39) found that the use of the phrase ‘hit the boer’ in the context of a struggle song sung by striking workers did not justify dismissal.
September 18, 2018
The Constitutional Court ruled on July 26, 2018 that the client becomes the sole employer of labour broker employees earning below the earnings threshold that provide services to the client in excess of three months.
July 27, 2018
In December 2017 we explained the major changes proposed to the Competition Act in a draft bill.
July 25, 2018
In the matter of Spar Group Limited v Sea Spirit Trading 162 CC t/a Paledi and Others (JA47/2017  ZALAC 15 (June 7, 2018)) the Labour Appeal Court held that perfecting a notarial bond, by a creditor taking possession of a business to recover monies due, does not trigger section 197 obligations.
July 23, 2018
Broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE) is a government policy to advance economic transformation and enhance the economic participation of Black people (African, Coloured and Indian people who are South African citizens) in the South African economy.
July 09, 2018
The plaintiff sued three entities – the holding company, its subsidiary and the CEO, in his personal capacity, for economic losses she allegedly suffered due to their wrongful actions.
July 04, 2018
On March 29 and June 15, 2018, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) released two draft amendments to the BEE Codes. Amongst other changes, there is a clear focus by the DTI on prioritisation of companies owned by at least 51 per cent Black people, including Black women.
June 21, 2018
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