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21Jul 2016

Some people live in constant fear of being fired. Who is going to pay for the bond, the car, the children’s school fees, etc.? What if my boss has a bad day and decides to fire me at the drop of a hat? If it can happen in The Devil Wears Prada, it can probably […]

13Mar 2015

  Socio-economic Rights include the right to adequate housing, food, health services and water. In other words, these rights are basic essentials necessary to survive. It differs from Civil and Political rights (the right to vote, freedom of speech, equality, etc.) necessary to lead a full life.   Our Human Rights (both Civil/ Political and […]

11Feb 2015

1. Go to the Magistrate’s Court and complete a Protection Order Application form. – You may ask the Clerk of the Court for assistance; – Take with you all supporting documents (including Affidavits of others, photos, text messages, etc.); 2. The Presiding Officer will consider your application as soon as reasonably possible. 3. If the […]

10Feb 2015

Before the Protection from Harassment Act: · Only victims involved in a domestic relationship (such as spouses in a marriage, engaged couples or parties in a romantic-, intimate- or sexual relationship) could seek recourse. After the Protection from Harassment Act (April 2013): · Any victim of harassment causing mental, psychological, physical or economic harm; · Also victims […]

09Feb 2015

Roses are red, violets are blue, do you know that I’ve been stalking you? Say NO to harm (mental, psychological, physical or economic) caused by harassment. Question 1: Please define harassment? Harassment = unwelcome… Harassment includes: the direct and / or indirect act that either causes mental, psychological, physical or economic harm or inspires the victim to […]

20Jan 2015

Victimization is a sneaky evil that must be stopped. Notes: While you have 90 days to refer an unfair labour practice to the CCMA, you only have 30 DAYS to refer an unfair dismissal. Chapter two of the Employment Equity Act also sets out a few practices that could amount to victimization (preventing employees from […]