LABOUR RELATIONS ACT 1995

BARGAINING COUNCIL FOR THE FOOD RETAIL, RESTAURANT, CATERING AND ALLIED TRADES: EXTENSION TO NON -PARTIES OF THE MAIN COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

17 July 2017

I, MILDRED NELISIWE OLIPHANT, Minister of Labour, hereby in terms of section 32(2) read with section 32(5) and section 32(8) of the Labour Relations Act, 1995, declare that the Collective
Agreement which appears in the Schedule hereto, which was concluded in the Bargaining Council for the Food Retail, Restaurant, Catering and Allied Trades, and is binding in terms of section 31 of the Labour Relations Act, 1995, on the parties which concluded the Agreement, shall be binding on the other employers and employees in that Industry with effect from the second Monday after the date of publication of this notice and for the period ending 30 April 2018.

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VICARIOUS LIABILITY – EMPLOYERS ON THE HOOK

VICARIOUS LIABILITY – EMPLOYERS ON THE HOOK

12 May 2017

While most employers are, at least notionally, aware that the actions of their employees can be attributed back to them, many do not explore the reasons or limits of this idea. Its source is the legal doctrine of Vicarious Liability, which gives form to the Latin maxim: “qui facit per alium facit per se” interpreted as “he who acts through another, does the act himself”.

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SHORT NOTICE WHAT’S AN EMPLOYER TO DO

SHORT NOTICE : WHAT’S AN EMPLOYER TO DO

MAY 2017

A new and disturbing trend is arising in the workplace: employees resign from their positions without affording the employer the proper notice period; or they disappear midway through their notice period. Often this leaves an employer high and dry, with important work to be done and no-one to do it.

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