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Identity Theft

Have You Been A Victim Of Identity Theft? Here Are Some Of Your Legal Remedies.

Have You Been A Victim Of Identity Theft? Here Are Some Of Your Legal Remedies. Nozipho Mvulane Falling victim to identity theft can have devastating effects on your credit record and your ability to enter into credit agreements. What is equally frustrating is trying to reclaim your identity.  Contacting SAPS  One of the most important […]
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The Most Common Offences Employees Are Dismissed For

The Most Common Offences Employees Are Dismissed For Nozipho Mvulane Misconduct is one of the most common ways in which employees can receive warnings and even, ultimately dismissal. The term “misconduct” in labour relations in South Africa can embody a variety of acts and omissions. It is almost impossible for an employer to be aware […]
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Complying With Ethical Business Standards

Complying With Ethical Business Standards Nozipho Mvulane The base tenement of the employment relationship is that an employee will tender their services in exchange for compensation. The compensation is usually financial in nature. This transaction should be based on ethical, moral and legal foundation. It is important that employees understand and comply in upholding legislation […]
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Residential Estates: Limiting Association Rules

Residential Estates: Limiting Association Rules Arisha Rajaram Due to the frequency of criminal related activities in residential areas, people are favouring the communal living within a gated residential estate. While this does provide for a secure environment, there are various issues which may arise regarding the rules of the home owners’ associations, and bodies corporate […]
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Refusal Of Building Plans

Building Plans: Unsightly Buildings Versus Duty Of The Local Authority Arisha Rajaram With the aim of aligning South Africa with international standards, we have seen an increase in high-rise buildings, and modern structures. Whilst the intention of these structures is to enhance tourism and improve the economy, they may at times, negatively affect the neighbouring […]
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Inclusive Parental Leave

Inclusive Parental Leave Nozipho Mvulane The Labour Laws Amendment Act 10 of 2018 (LLAA) was signed into law late November 2018.  Large sections of the LLAA came into effect on 1 January 2020; being the parental leave provisions. Greater protection to employees who are parents The LLAA’s main objective is to provide greater protection and […]
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Substance abuse in the workplace

Substance Abuse In The Workplace

Substance Abuse In The Workplace Nozipho Mvulane The Constitutional Court sent shock waves for employers, human resource departments and labour consultant alike towards the end of 2018 with its judgment in Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and others v Prince (Clarke and others as Intervening Parties, Doctors for Life International Inc as amicus curiae) […]
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Employees And The Use Of Social Media

Employees And The Use Of Social Media Nozipho Mvulane Social media can be a great way for people to connect and learn from each as well as the various sites that they follow. However, it comes to damaging the reputation of an employer (of the employee themselves), the power of social media cannot be stressed […]
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