New Labour Bill may please working parents

New Labour Bill may please working parents

By Claire Gaul, Partner; Ganeefah Dawood, Senior Associate; Webber Wentzel The Labour Laws Amendment Bill was passed by the National Assembly in Parliament on 28 November 2017. The Bill seeks to amend the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 75 of 1997 (BCEA) and the...
Impact of unfair dismissal on SA workforce

Impact of unfair dismissal on SA workforce

During this time of economic uncertainty, businesses are leaning heavily on their workforce to ‘ride the storm’ and emerge stronger. This is a highly pressurised situation and not all parties play fair, which is why terms like substantially fair, procedurally unfair...
Robopocalypse – heading for your workplace?

Robopocalypse – heading for your workplace?

This glimpse of the future was crafted by Brad McBean We’ve heard it all before. Robots ‒ those elusive job munchers ‒ are making their way to an office near you. And the message is clear: they are smarter than you, they are cheaper than you, and they won’t vie for...
Do you need up-to-date data protection?

Do you need up-to-date data protection?

Data is an organisation’s most critical, strategic and competitive asset. In order for businesses to remain successful, in it imperative that they protect their data.  However, thanks to the proliferation of data-generating devices and technologies such as...