INSUBORDINATION

INSUBORDINATION

Dismissed / Dismissal for Insubordination? Insubordination means refusal to obey and/or take lawful and reasonable instruction. It is commonly known that an employee must obey the employer’s lawful and reasonable instructions, however, it is not always the case that...
BEFORE YOU SAY “I DO”…

BEFORE YOU SAY “I DO”…

Image: Internet MARRIAGE & DIVORCE Which Matrimonial Property System to/should govern your marriage? Marriage in Community of Property Marriage in community of property means that parties married in this regard all the liabilities, debts and assets incurred before...
PATERNITY LEAVE FOR FATHERS

PATERNITY LEAVE FOR FATHERS

Image: Internet Did you know that now a father of a newborn child is entitled to paternity leave? It has been a difficult and a long journey for the demands of men to be met. Now that the Labour Law Amendment Act and Unemployment Insurance Fund Act has been signed,...
CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL IN THE WORKPLACE

CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL IN THE WORKPLACE

Image: Internet Did you resign at work with or without notice, not because you wanted to but because of your employer’s continuous intolerable conduct? If so, then this renders such as Constructive Dismissal. Constructive Dismissal is defined in terms of section 186...
HIV IN THE WORKPLACE

HIV IN THE WORKPLACE

Image: Internet Question: Can my employer force me to reveal my HIV status? The law is clear- no person with HIV or AIDS may be discriminated against with any employment policy or practices. This includes selection criteria during employment interviews, jobs...
DIVORCE COURT AND PARENTING PLANS

DIVORCE COURT AND PARENTING PLANS

Photo: Internet When minor children are involved in divorce proceedings, parents need to draft a parenting plan to regulate the exercise of their rights and responsibilities with regards to the minor children before they will be able to approach the court for a...