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South African mining industry blindsided by Mining Charter III

Much controversy has surrounded the Reviewed Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining Industry (“Mining Charter III”). This article examines the current situation.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 22 June 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

Can a worker carry forward holiday if he does not take it because his employer refuses to pay him?

The Advocate-General has given his opinion in King v The Sash Window Workshop Ltd and another (C-214/16). This briefing examines the decision.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 21 June 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

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National Minimum Wage: retailers under the spotlight

Press and anecdotal reports suggest HMRC is particularly focusing its compliance investigations on the retail and leisure sectors, where employers who get it wrong risk being 'named and shamed'.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 21 June 2017 | Practice Area: Employment

The impact of AI on the workplace: best practice suggestions for in-house lawyers

This article provides an overview of some of the ways in which AI is being integrated in today’s work environment, and offers best practice suggestions for in-house counsel adapting to these developments. Subjects covered include the pitfalls of using AI for hiring and data security concerns.

Law Firm: Fisher Phillips | Published: 20 June 2017 | Practice Area: Technology

Key ruling for gig economy companies: US court provides roadmap for misclassification success

A US court has handed a massive victory to a car service enterprise, ruling that a group of workers seeking to collect overtime payments were not actually employees and were properly characterised as independent contractors. This briefing assesses what the case means for businesses.

Law Firm: Fisher Phillips | Published: 14 June 2017 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights

Rating: 2 people found this useful

Evaluating human rights risks for mega-sporting event hosts

The groundswell of activity relating to human rights risk management and major sporting events has seen sport governing bodies, and their delivery partners, begin to identify and manage this growing area of risk.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 25 May 2017 | Practice Area: Art. 8 Human Rights Act

Theresa May's employment law proposals - a new and Tory socialism?

The Conservatives are promising the greatest extension of workers' rights by any Conservative government in history. This is either dyed-blue drivel or pre-election hyperbole. But what of the proposals themselves?

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 25 May 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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Equal pay in South Africa – three years on

Since South Africa's Employment Equity Act was amended three years ago to expand on the principle of 'equal pay for equal work', the application of the law has been regularly tested.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 24 May 2017 | Practice Area: Equal Treatment

Minimising risk in lateral partner hiring: effective due diligence

This report examines the obstacles firms face when navigating the due diligence stage lateral partner hiring, and equips firm leaders with practical tools for improving the objectivity and value of candidate evaluations.

Law Firm: ALM Intelligence | Published: 24 May 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

DB and DC trustee agenda update: current legal issues

A&O’s monthly update on current legal issues for trustees responsible for DB and DC pension arrangements, is designed to help you stay up to date with key developments.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 22 May 2017 | Practice Area: Pensions

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