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Kaplan & Stratton

The Import of the Supreme Court Judgment on NSSF Contributions

On 21st February 2024, the Supreme Court delivered its judgment in Petition No. E004 OF 2023 as consolidated with Petition No. E002 OF 2023; KTGA & 2 Others v. The NSSF Board of Trustees & 6 Others. The subject of the dispute concerns the constitutionality of the ..

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ENS

New Mozambican labour law about to come into force

Businesses operating in Mozambique and employing individuals there have likely encountered the longstanding Labour Law, Act 23/2007, of 1 August, which has been in operation since 2007. That Act has finally been repealed, and is set to be replaced by the new Labour Law, A..

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Bowmans

South Africa: New draft regulations dealing with employment equity sectoral numerical targets released

On 1 February 2024, the Minister of Employment and Labour published new draft regulations dealing with the proposed sectoral numerical targets contemplated in section 15A of the Employment Equity Act, 1998 for public comment. This section was introduced by the amendments ..

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ALC Advogados

New General Labour Law: main changes and impacts

On December 27, Law no. 12/23 was published in the Official Gazette, approving the new General Labour Law (Lei Geral do Trabalho – new LGT), which comes into force within 90 days of its publication.

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MMAKS Advocates

The Uganda Court of Appeal has upheld that employers can terminate employees without reason by providing notice or payment in lieu of notice

Court of Appeal; Civil Appeal No. 182 of 2021; Stanbic Bank (Uganda) Limited vs Nassanga Saphinah Kasule

 

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Goldsmiths Solicitors

Termination of Employment in Nigeria: Legal Considerations for Employers

Like in all common law jurisdictions, relationships between employers and employees in Nigeria are primarily governed by their contracts of employment and any applicable employment laws for the time being in force. Contracts of employment would typically deal with issues ..

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Werksmans Attorneys

National Treasury sees the light regarding foreign employers

The latest feedback received from National Treasury regarding the proposal to require foreign employers to register for employees’ tax (Pay-As-You-Earn) has been significantly watered down but questions remain on the revised proposal.

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Bowmans

South Africa: The end of maternity leave

On 25 October 2023, the Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa in the matter between Van Wyk Others v The Minister of Employment and Labour delivered a judgment which may, for the interim, abolish maternity leave as provided for in the Basic Conditions of Empl..

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TripleOKLaw

Ensuring Compliance and Fairness in Employment Background Checks

Lessons from the ODPC Decision in Complaint No. 0586 of 2023, Harrison Kisaka vs. Faulu Microfinance Bank Limited

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