NUMSA // EMPLOYER PARTIES IN ANNEXURE A: NOTICE OF STRIKE ACTION ISSUED IN TERMS OF SECTION 64(1)(b) OF THE LRA

29 September 2021 To: Mr Sicelo Nduna General Secretary Metal Engineering and Industries Bargaining Council (MEIBC) Service by email: sicelon@meibc.co.za And to: All Employer Parties Listed in Annexure A By service on their active email addresses reflected on the annexure Dear All, NUMSA // EMPLOYER PARTIES IN ANNEXURE A: NOTICE OF STRIKE ACTION ISSUED IN …

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How employee’s misconduct after hours could affect the employment relationship during the national lockdown.

Commentary by Karabo Teffo – FEOSA While night clubs are still closed to the public in accordance with Regulation 56 of the Disaster Management Act as amended by Adjusted Alert Level 2 on 13 September 2021, more and more South Africans are hosting social gatherings in the comfort of their homes. These get-togethers/” chillas” qualify …

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To vaccinate or not to vaccinate: Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination in the workplace

Summary: Employers who intend to make vaccination mandatory may face an uphill battle. Employers have several administrative obstacles to overcome, such as doing a risk assessment, identifying employees that must be vaccinated, and developing a vaccination plan and appropriate measures to implement the plan. Employers forcing mandatory vaccination without the proper risk assessment done may …

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Legislation on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) // Cleaning Sector

Author: Karabo Teffo ISSUE Whether legislation regulates the issues around PPE.   PRINCIPLES According to the Occupational Health and Safety Act[1], employees working in environments where they may be exposed to risk or potential risk are required to wear personal  protective equipment (PPE). This particularly applies when engineering, work practice and administrative controls prove unfeasible …

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REMINDER – COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE REPORTING PROCESS

  This is just to remind you that all Covid-19 positive cases must be reported to the Compensation Commissioner. Please see the following documents attached. Government Notice signed by Vuyo Mafata, Compensation Commissioner on 20 March 2020 (download) Covid-19 Exposure and Medical Questionnaire (To be completed by employer) (download) W.CI.1(E) – Employer’s Report of an …

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