Lie Detectors – Polygraph Tests

The use of so-called lie detector or polygraph tests is slowly finding its way into disciplinary enquiries . This is bringing with it a host of legal problems especially relating to the admissibility of such tests as evidence. This paper … Continue reading

Temporary Employment, Fixed term contracts, and part time Employees as per the Labour Relations Amendment Act No.6 of 2014

The classification of Temporary Employment, Fixed term contracts, and part time Employees as per the Labour Relations Amendment Act No.6 of 2014 The Labour Relations Amendment Act No. 6 of 2014 was promulgated in 2014 and came into effect on … Continue reading

Multiple Unions in the Workplace and Collective Agreements

In industrial disputes there are often more than one Union representing employees in a given place of work. Circumstances may arise where more than one Union is vying for control with another and acting as a hindrance to conclusion of … Continue reading

Employment – Probation

Probation refers to a specified period of time a person (employee) is employed before becoming permanent. This period is referred to as a Probationary period the purpose of which is to establish whether or not the employee’s performance meets a … Continue reading