Employees and social media

Employees and social media

Have you ever wondered if a controversial social media post could be grounds to get an employee fired? Careless use of social media has been in the forefront of the news in the last few years. Politicians, boisterous teenagers and disgruntled employees have all not been spared as a consequence of their reckless social media […]

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Diversity in the Workplace

Diversity in the Workplace

Employers are prioritizing diversity initiatives and investing resources into making sure their teams are set up for success. Focusing on diversity is not only the smart thing to do for your business, but also the right thing to do for humanity. For an organisation looking to cultivate a more diverse and inclusive workplace, it is […]

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Forced Leave

Forced Leave

Can an Employer force an Employee to take leave? Employers are allowed to force employees to take their annual leave at a specific time. Example: Forced leave is most noticeable during December when companies close and force employees to take a portion of their annual leave. Paid vs. Unpaid leave Forced leave will usually be […]

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Bullying in the Workplace

Bullying in the Workplace

Bullying or harassment is becoming very prevalent source of conflict in the modern South African workplaces. Every employee has the right to be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace employers have a duty to protect workers from harassment,and employers should develop a code of conduct on harassment in consultation with the employees and […]

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