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Attention employers: From the Department of Labour
You MUST display a summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and Employment Equity where all employees can see it. This is a mandatory notice for all employers, no matter how many people you employ – 1 or 100! Get your A1 size wall chart summaries here
"Do we have pay notice to a dismissed employee?"
If we dismiss an employee with immediate effect do we have to pay the employee notice pay?
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Absenteeism: Here's how to deal with the cheap tricks your employees play for a day off!
3 Absenteeism excuses you can penalise employees for
Excuse#1: 'I went to the clinic, but they were too busy to give me a sick note. I wasn't feeling well and I didn't want to wait for nurse to write a note.'
Excuse#2: 'I ran out of airtime and I couldn't buy any because I didn't have money.' Excuse#3: 'I had to attend my aunt's cousin's daughter's wedding ceremony in Rustenburg. I only found out about it at the last minute.'
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