Basic Conditions of Employment
Advice on all matters relating to basic conditions of employment, including inter alia working time, leave, particulars of employment, remuneration, termination of employment, variation of conditions of employment.
Chair Disciplinary Hearings
Our labour specialists are experienced in chairing disciplinary inquiries. We also provide the necessary templates, for example, a notice to attend a disciplinary inquiry, written warnings and dismissal letters.
Department of Labour Issues
We handle all Department of Labour matters on behalf of the employers, such as assisting with inspections and compliance.
Guidence, advice and hands-on assistance with substantive and procedural aspects for dismissals related to misconduct, incapacity or ill-health.
Assisting clients with all aspects related to compliance with relevant legislation and sectoral determinations, in the employer / employee relationship.
Fair Labour Practice
Advising clients on good practice in connection with the probation, promotion, demotion, training, benefits, suspension, etc of employees.
Our labour specialists will explain internal processes (e.g. Grievance procedures), to staff during implementation of contracts of employment and will facilitate grievance procedures between staff and management/the employer.
Investigating a complaint relating to misconduct, incapacity or poor work performance. Evaluating the evidence and advising the employer regarding the merits of the complaint and the appropriate action to take. Drafting a report if required and assisting the employer with all aspects relating to the initiation of the relevant inquiry – e.g. drafting of a disciplinary notification and charge sheet, drafting of a notice for an incapacity hearing; acting as initiator at the inquiry / representing the employer.
Labour Law Compliance Audit
Complete internal Labour Law Compliance Audit at your business premises to assess vulnerable / non-compliant areas in your business.
Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1996
Advice and assistance to comply with provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1996.
Our labour law specialists will assist employers with Performance Appraisals and where necessary counselling of employees; guiding the process so that poor performance or incapacity is managed, and that demotion(s) or dismissals that may arise from the processes comply with the relevant provisions of the LRA.
Preparation of Policies
Preparation of all policies as required by Labour legislation and/or the operational requirements of the client.
Representation at CCMA and Labour Court
Representation and/or assistance of clients at all proceedings and processes related to the CCMA, Bargaining Councils, Labour Court and/or Private Arbitration hearings.
Advising clients on all aspects relating to retrenchments and restructuring to ensure that all statutory requirements are complied with.
Strike management and conflict resolution on behalf of business owners.
Support & Assistance with HR Procedures
Support and assistance with all HR procedures such as Recruitment, Selection, Remuneration, Transfer and Relocation, Performance rewards, etc.
Assisting clients with wage negotiations and the preparation of Recognition – and Collective Agreements.
Various courses are available, such as: leadership, management skills, disciplinary procedures, supervisory skills, cultural diversity & team building sessions / employee relations.