Sustaining Employee Motivation

Upon reflection, it seems unreal how fast this year has progressed already. While spring is in the air, it also serves as a stark reminder that the last few months of the year will speed [...]

The Long and Short of Short-Time

Short-time work, a strategic response to economic fluctuations, plays a pivotal role in South African labour law. This article aims to delve into the legal intricacies and practical considerations of short-time work, providing comprehensive guidance [...]

I’ve been laid off… Am I suspended?

Short-time work and lay-off can be considered an alternative to retrenchment; this became more prevalent since the Covid-19 pandemic when employers were forced to re-evaluate their business operations, some still recovering three years later, with [...]

Was this the War or just the First Battle?

"I have cherished the idea of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities" – Nelson Mandela. Could this be the turning point that guides [...]

  • CCMA Process

Why am I being asked to settle my CCMA case?

As an Employer in South Africa, you may have received a call from an Official requesting your mandate to settle a dispute referred to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (CCMA). This can [...]