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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
Who is suppose to inform department of home affairs when employer wants terminate contracts of immigrants who are currently work in south Africa
Foreign employees: The dos and don'ts of employing foreign nationals foreign employees
Employing a foreign national isn’t as easy as you think. There are many dos and don’ts to consider in terms of the Immigration Act. One of these is, you MUST report the termination of any foreign worker’s employment to the Department of Home Affairs (Section 38 (4)(b) of the Immigration Act).
Not complying with this and other obligations, is a criminal offence. If you’re found guilty, you may be liable to a fine, or 1-3 years imprisonment, or both.
Don’t let that happen to you!
Follow these guidelines to find out the legal dos and don’ts of employing foreign nationals so you don’t end up paying thousands of Rands in penalties or facing jail time…
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