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Bonus

Bonus

Employers be aware, it is that time of the year again where annual bonuses are due to be paid out to employees. As a word of warning, if the company has been paying bonuses on a regular basis over the past few years, it becomes the norm and your employees…

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Unilateral Changes to Conditions of Employment

Unilateral Changes to Conditions of Employment

An employer might sometimes make a unilateral change to the original terms and conditions of employment, without realising the consequences of his action. Illegal Changes to Conditions of Employment The change may be in the form of a sudden reduction in salary for some reason, the removal of or reduction…

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Mediation




New law will ensure maintenance defaulters are blacklisted

New law will ensure maintenance defaulters are blacklisted

The National Assembly has passed a new law that will see parents who default on child maintenance blacklisted and blocked from getting credit while owing maintenance. Introducing the bill, the deputy minister of Justice and Constitutional Development John Jeffery said maintenance, especially child maintenance, was one of the department’s major…

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Court-Annexed Mediation

Court-Annexed Mediation

The Court-Annexed Mediation Rules which will be implemented in the District and Regional Courts form part of Government's effort to transform the civil justice and enhance access to justice. The Rules of Voluntary Court-Annexed Mediation (Chapter 2 of the Magistrates’ Courts Rules) were approved by the Minister and came into…

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JAIL FOR DEFAULTING DOC

JAIL FOR DEFAULTING DOC

Judge makes ‘example’ of him 13 Nov 2015 | Daily Dispatch | By SIYA BOYA | siyab@dispatch.  AN EASTERN Cape surgeon has been ordered to spend a month in jail by the East London High Court and pay his ex-wife almost half a million rand for defaulting on his maintenance…

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