As of the 7th of February 2022, it has been Gazetted by the Minister of Employment and Labour (Mr. Thembelani Waltermade Nxesi), that the new earnings threshold is an amount of R 224 080.48 will take effect from the 1st of March 2022. This is a 5.9% increase from the previous R211 596.30 as was published on 8 February 2021 and which took effect on 1 March 2021.Read more “Increase to the BCEA Earnings Threshold – 2022”
As of the 8th of February 2021, it has been Gazetted by the Minister of Employment and Labour (Mr. Thembelani Waltermade Nxesi), that the new earnings threshold is an amount of R 211 596.30 will take effect from the 1st of March 2021. This is a 3% increase from the previous R205 433.30 as was published on 1 July 2014.Read more “Increase to the BCEA Earnings Threshold – 2021”
There is constant confusion under employees as well as employers regarding an employee’s entitlement to sick leave. This article is covering the rights of the employee and the employer in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment, 1997 (The BCEA) in terms of Sick Leave Entitlement.Read more “How much Sick Leave does an Employee get?”
Following the president signing the much anticipated amendments to South African Labour Legislation into law on the 23rd of November 2018, these amendments were gazetted on the 27th of November 2018 and we herewith provide a brief summary of the biggest changes that take effect from the 1st of January 2019: Read more “Summary of Amendments to Labour Legislation”
We are regularly asked which posters must be displayed at the workplace of our clients and for that reason and are then asked if our clients should also buy a list of posters which are available at the local stationary store.
Regardless of what your local stationer may say, there are only two (2) summary posters which you are required to display at the workplace for most businesses, however, as with all aspects of South African labour legislation, it is not merely that simple.
1. Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act
The Basic Conditions of Employment Act (Act 75 of 1997 as amended) at Section 30 requires all employers to display the employee’s rights at a workplace in the prescribed form and in the official language(s) spoken by employees. This poster is ordinarily in an A2 format and is available from government printers, Hortor’s and various other sources. Read more “Employment Posters”