Azih & Azih Legal Practitioners
Generally, the common means by which employment relationship is brought to an end is by termination.
The pride of every economy is the active working population largely because of the potential demographic dividend as these set of people work and earn income from which the government earns...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Organisations understand the importance of continuous learning and the application of innovative measures and appreciate that science and technological advances alone...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Wageman (1997) describes a team as a group of people focused on achieving similar goals and objectives for the benefit of their clients and customers while delivering good quality of service.
The National Pension Commission (PENCOM) recently introduced a new category of fund which complies with sharia principles of investment.
Section 60(2) of the Employment Equity Act 55, 1998 ("the EEA") requires that if a sexual harassment incident is alleged at work, the employer must consult all relevant parties...
It is trite that the principle that the costs follow the suit does not apply in labour litigation, save for exceptional circumstances. This was emphasised by the Constitutional Court ("CC") ...
Employment issues in the new world
A polygraph test, better known by the general public as a "lie detector test", is used in labour proceedings by the employer to assess the truthfulness of an employee on the events in question.
Employees often find themselves in employment conditions that are difficult to deal with. However, how does one mark the difference between difficult employment conditions and employment conditions...
South African labour law has a very well-structured approach to assist employers and employees in identifying their rights...
In several recent Labour Court decisions, Judges have expressed their displeasure with the failure by applicants in review applications to comply with the Labour Relations Act,1995...
The application of zero tolerance policies has become something that employers, particularly in work environments that require the utmost safety compliance, use to ensure that safety standards are adhered to.
United Arab Emirates
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
As promised, this is a more detailed discussion of the new Labour Law, which takes effect on 2 February 2022. For an initial snapshot, see my InBrief Dated 21 November 2021.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
This article is intended to explain how the commission and/or the bonus that an employee may receive from his employer might increase his labour claim.
Abdo Rafiq & Partners
The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation ("MOHRE") has issued Federal Law No. 33 of 2021, UAE Labour Law ("New Law").
As of 1 January 2022, the UAE's federal government has adopted a four-and-a-half-day week with Saturday and Sunday as full days off.
It is clear the UAE is striving towards a new approach to HR where employee happiness and productivity is key to creating an attractive workplace destination.
The United Arab Emirates recently introduced the Federal Decree-Law no. 33 of 2021 on the ‘regulations of labour relations', which would be in effect from 2nd February 2022.
It will apply across the UAE, in each of the seven emirates and its free zones.