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EE changes: What should you worry about? (Part 3)

Over the past couple of weeks, I have written about the changes in the Employment Equity Amendment Bill. Today, I will explain how the rules regarding affirmative action will change if the bill is passed.

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EE changes: What should you worry about? (Part 2)

Last week, I talked about how the unfair discrimination rules will change if the Employment Equity Amendment Bill is passed. This week, I am going to look at the equal pay for equal work or work of equal value principle.

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Short-term gain, long-term pain: Probation disguised as a fixed-term contract

How do you fire an employee who does not meet expectations? The idea of a fixed-term contract might seem a good solution: Inform the employee that the fixed-term contract has expired if you want to get rid of him.

How would this work?

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EE changes: What should you worry about? (Part 1)

Recently, the Employment Equity Amendment Bill was published for comment. The proposed amendments, which have everyone talking, are those dealing with unfair discrimination, affirmative action, and equal pay for equal work. Today, we’ll have a look at what the proposed unfair discrimination rules say. In the coming weeks, we will discuss the planned affirmative action laws, equal pay for equal work or work of equal value, and the changes regarding the treatment of sexual harassment cases and testing.

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Major legal changes alarm human resources practitioners

Human resources and Industrial Relations (IR) practitioners are aware of several new and highly important developments in the labour law arena that are expected to be finalised soon. These include:

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