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Yes, we are moving to www.ohs-on-demand.co.za As of the 31st of December 2019 Sheqafrica.co.za will be moving over to OHS-On-Demand and offer a variety of On-demand services. We are moving because SHEQ is killing business!

Labour Law in a Nutshell November 2019

HOLIDAY RANT: What can an employer do if an employee posts a racist rant while on annual leave? This is what an Edcon employee did while she was on leave in December 2015. She was angry about President Zuma’s decision to replace Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene with Minister Des van…

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Network 9 and Sheqafrica.co.za teams up!

Sheqafrica.co.za has teamed with Network 9, a digital media company based in Cape Town, to bring our readers more information and opportunities in the SHEQ arena. With a Gold Club membership of R99 per month, you can now get access to all the online resources owned and managed by Network…

AISE blacklists OHSAConsultant

The Africa Institute for Safety & Environmental Engineering has blacklisted OHSAConsultant, a company offering “Safety files for R1200” from registering on its portal. OHSAConsultant, a Saisoh member, has been reported to send out spam email to numerous companies offering safety files on a “Black Friday” special discount of 50%. Sheqafrica…

Labour Law in a Nutshell March 2019

ENQUIRY DELAYS: When does a delay in prosecuting a disciplinary enquiry become unreasonable and unfair? The general rule is that a disciplinary inquiry must be held within a reasonable time from the date on which the alleged misconduct occurred – or from the date from which the employer first became…

Labour Law in a Nutshell February 2019

STRIKE FOR STRESS: Why are workers still willing to go on strike when the odds of scoring real financial gains are stacked against them?   The annual wage negotiations and “strike season” will unfold again in the next few weeks. It’s generally understood that the main reasons workers go on…

Labour Law in a Nutshell January 2019

LABOUR LAW in a Nutshell: What to expect in 2019? Politics The upcoming elections will turbo charge the levels of populist rhetoric and activity in both public and private workplaces.  Competition between the pro-poor and left leaning Saftu versus its former comrades, the ANC aligned and more moderate Cosatu will…

Labour Law in a Nutshell November 2018

LABOUR LAW IN A NUTSHELL November 2018 COLLECTIVE MISCONDUCT:   What’s the difference between collective and derivative misconduct and why is it important to distinguish between them? PRASA Case PRASA[1] had to pay a high price for failing to make the distinction after it fired 700 employees for derivative misconduct. They…