The South African department of Labour has expressed its intention to name and shame employers who practice fraudulent actitivies. This comes after an employee of Fleeceytex Knitting Company based in Alberton, Johannesburg, made an enquiry into the validity of an exemption granted to the company in terms of the Minimum Wage Act. In a media release…
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In the wake of recent data breach incidents, it is imperative that businesses give the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013 (Act) their full attention, even though the substantive provisions of the Act are not yet in force. This is borne out by the reality that these incidents are affecting South...
The Minister of Labour, have published the proposed amendments in the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases, 2018 for public comment. Interested and affected parties are hereby invited to submit written representations on the proposed amendments in the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Amendment Bill, 2018. The aforesaid representations must be marked for the...
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