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KPMG Nigeria
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.
Brickmans Law
It is unarguable that the labour force is still rife with discriminatory practices. Among the several forms of discrimination, two major forms of discrimination are gender and age discrimination and they are prevalent in today's Nigeria.
South Africa
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
Schoemanlaw Inc.
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.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
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...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
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.
Section 186(2)(a) of the Labour Relations Act 66, 1995 ("the LRA") provides, inter alia that the unfair conduct of an employer relating to the demotion of an employee or relating to the provision...
ENSafrica's Siphile Hlwatika joined Cathy Mohlahlana on The Talking Point to answer this question in more detail.
United Arab Emirates
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").
lus Laboris
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.
Gowling WLG
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.
Hassan Elhais
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.
Littler Mendelson
It will apply across the UAE, in each of the seven emirates and its free zones.
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