COVID-19 protocols impose obligations on employees

Deep into its second devastating year, daily reports from different parts of the world show that it is well-nigh impossible to control the rapid pace at which the latest COVID-19 variant, known as the Delta variant, is spreading. It is a fact that the developing law has been and still is outpaced by the coronavirus. […]

Unfair dismissal may lead to reinstatement

Employers are often perplexed when a dismissed employee is retrospectively reinstated by the CCMA or a Bargaining Council. The employer not only has to take the employee back, but he also has to pay that employee for the period between the date of dismissal and the date of reinstatement. Employers react differently to a reinstatement […]