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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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