Employers have seen an increase in demand for international remote working arrangements having various different tax consequences for both employees and employers, says Jenny Klein and Megan Stuart-Steer, legal associates for ENSafrica.
If an employee causes an employer damage through dishonesty, theft, fraud or misconduct, the South African Pension Funds Act provides that the employer may, in certain circumstances, recover losses from the benefits payable to that employee when the em...
This senior South African executive was fired for messages shared on WhatsApp – what you should know
A recent labour case in South Africa dealt with a senior executive at Transnet who was dismissed for inappropriate comments circulated on a WhatsApp group.
With the end of the national state of disaster, some employers have become complacent about determining their employees’ vaccination status or keeping this information up to date, says legal firm ENSAfrica.
Moonlighting has become more common for those looking to make some extra money, but do employees need to disclose their side businesses to their employers, especially when a conflict of interest is possible?
Chat tools and apps offer convenient and informal ways to network, communicate, share ideas, and connect with colleagues, clients and service providers.
Labour and employment minister Thulas Nxesi has announced a new annual earnings threshold under the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA), which will have implications for South African employees.
While the easing of restrictions has been broadly welcomed, the new regulations have caused uncertainty for businesses, say legal experts at ENSAfrica.
Section 60(2) of the Employment Equity Act requires that if a sexual harassment incident is alleged at work, the employer must consult all relevant parties and must take the necessary steps to eliminate the alleged conduct.
Businesses in South Africa could require unvaccinated employees to take regular Covid-19 tests – but who pays?
At face value, requiring unvaccinated employees to produce negative Covid-19 test results regularly, rather than being fully vaccinated, appears to be justifiable as a reasonable accommodation measure to minimise Covid-19 health and safety risks in the...