The fast-tracking of amendments to the Employment Equity (EE) Act

The fast-tracking of amendments to the Employment Equity (EE) Act, “Our intention is to resuscitate legislation that could not go through. We hope Parliament will prioritise the bills because their amendments were at (an) advanced stage,” he said. Nxesi said that...

National Health Insurance (NHI)

National Health Insurance – The impact of B-BBEE on hospitals, clinics and other healthcare providers The recent announcement of the National Health Insurance Bill (Government Gazette no. 42598 of 26 July 2019) has put healthcare providers under considerable pressure....

The provisions of the Labour Relations Act (LRA)

The provisions of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) make the implementation of retrenchment difficult and turns large scale retrenchments into a nightmare for employers. Section 189 of the LRA lays down a number of strict requirements, the breach of which would normally...