employee

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 […]

26May 2015

1. There is currently no law specifically regulating polygraph (lie detecting) tests in South Africa! 2. Some employers make use of polygraphs to test the honesty of employees after company property has gone missing or after alleged misconduct. A few employers even request pre-interview polygraph testing! 3. These tests involve electronic sensors placed over the […]

05May 2015

  “Hi, Im working for a construction company as a manager. The company owes me december, january, march and april salaries. I lost because of not paying my debts. Can you please advise me on what steps to take so that i dnt lose the money im being owed and must the company pay me interest because […]

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 […]

04Nov 2014

Labour law in South Africa favours the employee and fairness. Mission statement Legal Hero steps up to secure justice in an uncertain world where legal threats are likely, skills are scarce and only a minority can afford the law. Determined to leave this world a better place, Legal Hero endeavours to not only provide quality […]