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New Book

Labour Landmines: 99 Ways to Succeed at the CCMA

By Ivan Israelstam

“Essential reading for anyone who manages employees in South Africa”

It’s frightening to consider that more than 186,000 cases land up at the CCMA in South Africa every year. Learn how to protect your business and avoid costly legal battles! This book reveals 99 key legal pointers about prevailing laws and judgements in South Africa. Plus! This hands-on, easy-to-understand guide also offers practical suggestions on how best to manage your employee relations within these parameters.
Published April 2019

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DEFIANCE OF AWARDS CAN BE COSTLY

By Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or via e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Website: www.labourlawadvice.co.za.     Conciliation is a process used by the CCMA and...

STRIKES SHOWS THAT GNU WON’T STABILISE LABOUR TIGHTROPE

By Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Web Address: www.labourlawadvice.co.za.   On 2 July 2024 Mining.com reported on an illegal...

OUTSOURCING LAWS MIGHT APPLY TO CONTRACTOR TAKEOVERS

By Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Web Address: www.labourlawvideos.co.za.  Section 197 of the LRA requires that, where a business or part thereof...

BIASED PRESIDING OFFICERS ROCK THE LABOUR LAW TIGHTROPE

By Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawvideos.co.za   The Labour Relations Act (LRA) together with common...

INADMISSIBLE EVIDENCE SHAKES THE PRECARIOUS LABOUR LAW TIGHTROPE

By Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or via e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Website address: www.labourlawvideos.co.za.   Relying on legally inadmissible evidence...

PREPARING FOR HEARINGS REQUIRES SHARP SKILLS

Avoid falling off the labour law tightrope   By Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or via e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Website address:...

POOR CONDUCT CAN MEAN POOR MANAGEMENT

Walking the labour law tightrope requires great skill By Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za.  Go to: www.labourlawvideos.co.za....

DISCRIMINATION ROCKS THE PERILOUS LABOUR LAW TIGHTROPE

By lvan lsraelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawvideos.co.za   This is the second in our series of articles on...

MANAGEMENT NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND SERVICE TAKEOVER LAWS

By Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawadvice.co.za.   While some employers are aware of labour laws...

CONFESSIONS NOT ALWAYS IRREFUTABLE

By Ivan Israelstam, Chief Executive of Labour Law Management Consulting. He may be contacted on (011) 888-7944 or 0828522973 or on e-mail address: ivan@labourlawadvice.co.za. Go to: www.labourlawadvice.co.za.   Employers feel very relieved when accused employees...