The Code of Good Practice on the Protection of Employees During Pregnancy and After the Birth of a Child places workplace hazards into four categories. One of these categories is physical hazards.... [read more]
The last thing you want in this ailing economy are negligent employees. The reason? If your employees make mistakes, carry out their duties in a careless manner and don’t follow procedure properly,... [read more]
Let’s face it. Employees are very quick to point out that they’re entitled to sick pay for sick leave days. And if you’re not sure of exactly how sick pay works, they could take you for a ride.... [read more]
You must tread carefully when dealing with pregnant employees. If you don’t, you could end up like many employers who land up in court for discrimination. And you WILL have to pay compensation. To... [read more]
You probably know that during every sick leave cycle, an employee is entitled to an amount of paid sick leave equal to the number of days the employee would normally work during a period of six... [read more]
If your employee’s been contributing to the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), she’ll be able to claim benefits for a maximum period of 17.32 weeks or four months when she goes on maternity. If... [read more]
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