Fathers can claim for parental leave benefits

The President proclaimed that effective 1 November 2019, fathers and adoptive parents may claim for parental leave benefits for ten consecutive days off work, from the Unemployment Insurance Fund.  The Department of Labour shall determine the percentage contribution towards payment for parental leave benefits. Employers need to: amend their policies to provide for parental leave […]

IS YOUR ENTERPRISE GEARED FOR EMPLOYMENT EQUITY COMPLIANCE INSPECTIONS?

Employment Equity is an Employment and Labour Compliance issue unlike the parameters of B-BBEE legislation, modelled on Inter-Industry/State self-regulation and policing, non-compliance with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act (EEA) is a breach of an Employment law, enforceable by intervention by the State. The Department of Labour (DOL) is empowered to conduct inspections and […]