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The spread of COVID-19 has negatively influenced the output of work at a global level. It has affected nearly every sector and has ultimately halted cross border trade.
With the South African unemployment rate at its peak, some phony recruitment agencies are exploiting the jobseekers and taking the little that they have towards their search of employment. 
Employees are often not aware of the power they have against their employer.
If you think your boss is a bit nosy and intrusive be thankful that you don’t work for a state-owned enterprise in China.
Tougher economic times have led to more companies facing the unpleasant task of having to retrench staff.  Here is a quick guide on what retrenchment really is.
A recent ruling in the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (“MEIBC”) found a dismissal of an employee was substantively fair after an employee was dismissed as a result of a post on Facebook.
Simply put, a restraint of trade is a legal contract between an employer and employee that prevents the employee from engaging in a similar business within a specified geographical area and/or within a certain time, once the employment contract has
Commercial Law
Darren Epstein

A QUICK GUIDE TO RETRENCHMENT

Tougher economic times have led to more companies facing the unpleasant task of having to retrench staff.  Here is a quick guide on what retrenchment really is.

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Commercial Law
Darren Epstein

FACEBOOK GOT ME FIRED!

A recent ruling in the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (“MEIBC”) found a dismissal of an employee was substantively fair after an employee was dismissed as a result of a post on Facebook.

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Commercial Law
Darren Epstein

ARE RESTRAINTS OF TRADE LEGAL?

Simply put, a restraint of trade is a legal contract between an employer and employee that prevents the employee from engaging in a similar business within a specified geographical area and/or within a certain time, once the employment contract has terminated.

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