Month: March 2022

New SEIFSA COO calls on govt to create a business-friendly environment

25 March 2022 The South African government should focus on implementing a set of policy objectives that make the operating environment in the metals and engineering sector more business-friendly and ensure that the cost of production is lower, industry organisation the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa’s (Seifsa’s) new COO Tafadzwa Chibanguza suggests….

Violence and harassment in the workplace – Beyond sexual harassment

April 2022 LABOUR BRIEF NO. 448 The Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the Workplace (the Code) became effective on 18 March 2022. While there have been moves from the legislature to combat violence and harassment in the workplace, in many respects, the South African legislative framework…

Mandatory vaccination: What has the new Code of Practice changed?

25 March 2022 Courtesy of ENS Africa On 15 March 2022, the Department of Employment and Labour issued a Code of Practice on managing exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace (the “New Code”). The New Code is to take effect on the date that the Declaration of a National State of Disaster lapses. On the…