Employee Vs Independent Contractor

Here are some basic guidlines in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the Labour relations Act to help you figure it out. Let’s get started THE EMPLOYER In terms of the Basic conditions of Employment Act the difference is as follows: Employment...
Employee vs Independent Contractor

Employee vs Independent Contractor

Independent Contractor Vs Employee Employees   Independent Contractor-Freelance Ordinary Hours of Work are regulated. A worker must NOT work more than: 45 hours in any week, nine hours a day if a worker works five days or less a week, eight hours a day if a...
Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage

Carol worked seven days a week and earned R15.20 an hour.  She was absolutely devasted when she realised that she was paid below the minimum wages according to the gazette. Lets bear in mind that carol is a single parent of four and looks after her ill mum who was...
Claiming of UIF due to COVID 19

Claiming of UIF due to COVID 19

A company which is in financial distress and has to close its operations for a period of three months or less as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic will qualify for TERS (Temporary Employer/employee scheme) benefit.  The company must be: Registered with the UIF...
Retrenchments

Retrenchments

Retrenchment is a form of dismissal due to no fault of the employee; it is a process whereby the employer reviews its business needs in order to increase profits or limit losses, which leads to reducing its employees.  The employer must give fair reasons for making...