There are strong ties between stress, mental illness and substance abuse, with each of these influencing the other to some degree.
A SEMINAL interview with Nerine Kahn, CEO Employment Relations Exchange, and Dr Ivor Blumenthal, CEO ArkKonsult, on how to deal with the recent insurgencies of the EFF into workplaces where they systematically force agreements between employers and trade unions, steal union membership and close businesses.
Financial services sector worldwide is missing ‘window of opportunity’ to support women’s career progress. Globally, financial services is falling behind other sectors when it comes to supporting women’s progress into senior positions, according to a report issued by PwC.
Parliament’s Select Committee on Economic and Business Development has passed a series of Labour Bills: National Minimum Wage Bill (B31-2017), Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill (B30-2017), Labour Relations Amendment Bill (B32-2017), Labour Laws Amendment Bill (B29-2017). The Bills were initially tabled in Parliament in 2017. In summary, the bills deal with a broad range of labour issues
Is it fair to dismiss an employee for refusing to comply with a recovery plan that was implemented to avoid mass retrenchment?
In the case of Jabari vs Telkom SA (Pty) Ltd (2006, 10 BLLR 924) the Labour Court highlighted three characteristics of incompatibility: Firstly - Incompatibility refers to the employee’s 'inability or failure to maintain cordial and harmonious relationships with his peers', secondly - Incompatibility is a form of 'incapacity', and thirdly - Incompatibility is an 'amorphous, nebulous concept, based on subjective value judgments'.