Author: Khumo Kodisang

How Do We Navigate the Rising Gig Economy as Temporary Employment Services in SA?

22 June 2022 The Temporary Employment Services (TES) industry is adapting to a changing labour market. The Fourth Industrial Revolution has ushered in exciting developments such as the everyday use of artificial intelligence, wireless digital technologies, robotics, a constantly expanding internet as well as a fusing of digital and physical worlds. Undoubtedly, these have played…

CEA (TESD) Webinar

22 June 2022 The heat is on for those employers and employees who are found to be unfairly discriminating, which in terms of s6 of the EEA includes Harassment, given that there are fines, awards, imprisonment and possible exclusion from tenders. This interesting workshop will cover the following big-ticket items on HARASSMENT – • The…

Employment contract automatically terminated? Not so fast…

June 2022 LABOUR BRIEF NO. 450 In Mashabela v Octaves Security Services [2022] 31 CCMA 7.1.9, also reported as [2022] 4 BALR 393 (CCMA), Mr Motshele Lawrence Mashabela (applicant), who was employed as a security supervisor – without a written contract of employment – by Octaves Security Services (respondent), referred an unfair dismissal dispute to…

UIF Compliance Certificate Suspension

21 April 2022 Please see memo below from CAPES regarding the UIF suspension of the issuing of Compliance Certificates via the E-Compliance System: CAPES Memo 1-2022 UIF Compliance Certificate Suspension The UIF revised circular can be viewed below: Circular 2B2022

UIF eCompliance Certificate Update

11 April 2022 UIF Compliance Circular No 2B/2022: Interim suspension of issuing and requirement for compliance certificate and tender letter as proof of compliance with the Unemployment Insurance Act 63 of 2001 Circular 2B2022

Is there a need for TES in SA’s construction industry?

March 2022 Kwena Moabelo from Power FM speaks to Kevin Cowley _ HR DIRECTOR at PRIMESERV GROUP and  Albie Rheeder_ Outsourced Solutions Manager at MECS It is without a doubt that many industries have taken a serious knock during the pandemic. Those involved in South Africa’s construction industry had their hands tied, especially at the…

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…