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Youssry Saleh & Partners
CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 ‘s Effect on workflow (Employers and Employees) :On 11th of March, 2020, WHO Chief Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu had declared COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS as a pandemic...
Anjarwalla & Khanna
Justice Stephen Radido found in favour of Omollo and held that the manner of her removal from office was unconstitutional.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
The labour force is the backbone of every economy, and a major economic metric is the national employment rate.
South Africa
The decision of the South African Labour Court in Electronic Media t/a M-Net v Leon Potgieter and Others presents a cautionary tale on what not to do when dealing ...
In the months leading up to April 2014, Aveng faced harsh economic conditions and needed to restructure to survive and avoid the wholesale loss of jobs of its entire workforce.
Can an employer dismiss employees who refuse to accept a change to their terms and conditions of employment?
Arcelormittal South Africa ("AMSA") employed the employees as plant shop stewards.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Employers need to ensure that they follow a procedurally and substantively fair process when conducting a Disciplinary Hearing. Employees also need to be aware of their rights to ensure ...
The detrimental impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the nationwide lockdown has forced many employers to consider retrenchment in order to stay afloat.
South African case law is replete with decisions where employees claim that they were unfairly dismissed because their employer failed to renew their fixed-term contracts.
He argued that this constituted an automatically unfair dismissal in terms of the Labour Relations Act, 1995.
Economists predict that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will lead to retrenchments on an unprecedented scale on the back of an already weak economy.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
When the initial 21-day nationwide lock down was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in March 2020, the financial impact on South African Employers and Employees at that stage had not yet been evident to the extent that it is now as we enter the final days of what seemed to be the never ending month of April 2020.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Employers, from large corporations to small to medium entrepreneurs and businesses have had no alternative but to implement short time work, reduce salaries, place Employees on unpaid leave as a no work no pay circumstance...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
South Africans are in a state of COVID-19 information overload and Employers and Employees alike are finding themselves in circumstances where information is either unreliable or presently...
United Arab Emirates
Hassan Elhais
In the UAE (considering all free zones in the UAE other than the DIFC and ADGM), private businesses are required to follow UAE Federal Law No. 8 of 1980...
Hassan Elhais
The reader claims he lost time and money waiting for the company to provide a joining date
STA Law Firm
It has been an unexpectedly enlightening experience to see patients primary concern once they are diagnosed with a terminal illness
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With the current outlook of the novel coronavirus pandemic still uncertain at best, thousands of companies in the UAE are now exploring their options on how to move forward in the next few months.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With the recent outbreak of the COVID – 19 Virus, the hardest hit are establishments within the hospitality, F&B and retail industry, with many restaurants, gyms and many other businesses being...
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