Having all your HR policies and procedures in place is one of the best things you can do for your business.
They'll help you deal with disciplinary and performance issues as well as employee grievances. This means you'll always act in a fair manner. And avoid the risk of disputes and landing up at the CCMA for unfair labour practices.
But you can only reap these benefits if yo... ››› more
You're on the right path if you're drafting HR policies and procedures for your company.
These policies and procedures:
• Guide how you deal with disciplinary or performance-related problems;
• Help you deal with employee issues in a fair and consistent manner; and
• Help you comply with your legal obligations under labour legislation.
To continue on this path, we urge you to foll... ››› more
Sexual inequality is a big no-no.
It's prohibited by The Constitution, Basic Conditions of Employment Act AND the latest amendments to the Labour Relations Act.
All three laws state that discrimination based on any grounds, be it race, gender, sex, marital status, age or 'other', is unfair and unlawful.
But here's the thing, there have been so many changes to labour law lately, that you... ››› more
The Limpopo province is investigating their deputy speaker, Lehlogonolo Masoga. This after he racked up a whopping R125 000 cell phone bill in one month.
Talk about a huge bill!
But that's not the problem. The real problem is the fact that, the City Press reports, a huge chunk of it allegedly came because Masoga watched porn while on an official overseas trip.
Talk about a no-no! Especia... ››› more
Your HR policies, procedures and practices must comply with labour laws. To make sure they do, you must conduct an HR audit.
If you don't, you're at risk of fines of up to 10% of your turnover and CCMA cases.
Why take this risk when it's so easy to avoid.
Conduct an HR audit and look at these three areas to make sure your HR policies and procedures are in line with the new labour laws.
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Drug abuse is a very serious problem which I know, you don't want in your workplace. A 2012 study shows that 75% of drug users have a job and there's a high chance they work for you! If you think you're immune to the countless problems drug abuse can cause, think again!
Here are three reasons you must have a drug-free workplace policy so you don't end up being the loser.
Part –Ti... ››› more
'The introduction of fair, reasonable and lawful policies and procedures, and proper control of your employees, is as good as money in the bank,' says the Labour Guide. Read on to discover why putting proper HR policies and procedures in place will ensure there's no recourse for your employees at the CCMA...
To reap the benefits of having good HR policies and procedures in place in your company... ››› more
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