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Minimum wage decisions—Ignoring them will not make them go away

Author: Ian Hurst — Managing Director, Paymaster People Solutions The minimum wage will be introduced on the 1 May 2018. The minimum wage will be set at R20 per hour. This means that an employee who works a 40-hour week will earn R800 per week, which equates to R3500 per month. (Calculation: R800 multiplied by [...]

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17TH COMMISSION FOR EMPLOYMENT EQUITY (CEE) ANNUAL REPORT

[Click here to DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT] [Click here to DOWNLOAD ABRIDGED SUMMARY SHEET] Full transcript: Remarks by the Minister of Labour on the occasion of the media launch of the 17th Annual Employment Equity report held in Pretoria. Originally published here (Department of Labour website): Report originally posted online by Lloyd Ramutloa — 9 May 2017. Remarks by [...]

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[Download now] Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act — Rules, forms and particulars to be furnished

Contains information relevant to the following: IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND GUIDELINES WHO IS AN EMPLOYEE AS REFERRED TO IN PART 2 WHAT ARE EARNINGS (STAFF COSTS /SALARIES & WAGES) AS REFERRED TO IN PART 2 FINAL EARNINGS : When a business is sold /ceased, liquidated/sequestrated or the employer deceased) MINIMUM ASSESSMENT SECTION 83(2)(b) LETTER OF GOOD [...]

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Two looming SARS deadlines (for 31 May 2016): Tax and ROE

Two looming SARS-related deadlines for 31 May 2016 1.  2016 Tax Year Submissions to SARS The deadline for submission of EMP501 and Employee Tax Certificates, is the 31st May, Tuesday next week. Have you finished your submission to SARS yet? The SA Revenue website has this advice for employers: “Employers are required to submit their [...]

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COID: MAXIMUM EARNING AMOUNT INCREASE & ANNUAL RETURN FORMS REVISED

Department of Labour Legislation update COID: MAXIMUM EARNING AMOUNT INCREASE & ANNUAL RETURN FORMS REVISED Government Gazette notice no. 449 on 15 April 2016 Occupational Injuries and Diseases: Maximum Earning Amount Increase Department of Labour published Government Gazette notice no. 449 on 15 April 2016 in respect of an increase in the maximum amount of [...]

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Return Of Earnings (ROE) — Essential document downloads and login link

Return Of Earnings (ROE) — Essential document downloads and login link COIDA ROE DEADLINE EXTENDED — The Department of Labour has announced that the 2015/2016 ROE deadline has been extended until 31 May 2016. Submissions commenced on the 1st April 2016. Download the Online Submission Guide (Common Errors and FAQs) Department of Labour's LOGIN PAGE [...]

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[Department of Labour NOTICE] — To All Employers Registered With Compensation Fund

[tweetthis remove_twitter_handles="true" remove_hidden_hashtags="true" remove_hidden_urls="true"]Return of Earnings (RoE) submission deadline has been extended to 31 May 2016[/tweetthis] To All Employers Registered With Compensation Fund — The Return of Earnings (RoE) submission deadline has been extended to 31 May 2016. Click here to download all details required for accurate submission: Department of Labour — Guideline Document [...]

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CCMA Announces the Launch of a Pilot Workplace Mediation Service

The CCMA is proud to announce the launch of a pilot workplace mediation service in the Western Cape Fruit Sector. Workplace mediation to resolve conflict in the workplace Workplace Mediation is a process to resolve conflict in the workplace that may arise between the employer and employee(s) or between employees. It is aimed at resolving [...]

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[Department of Labour] National Public Hearings Commence to Decide on New Minimum Wage for Hospitality Sector

press release by Lloyd Ramutloa —  03 February 2016 The Department of Labour will on 10 February 2016 begin national public hearings and on-site visits as part of an effort to review the minimum wages and employment conditions in the Hospitality Sector. The Hospitality Sector’s three-year Sectoral Determination comes to an end on 30 June [...]

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LABOUR LAW : EMPLOYEES MUST PUT EMPLOYER’S INTERESTS FIRST

South African labour law gives employees a plethora of rights against the employer. So much so that many employers wonder whether the resultant burden on them makes it worth continuing to run the business. For example, employees have, amongst others, the right to: •    Join trade unions •    Go on strike •    Procedural fairness at [...]

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