What are the goals of a labour union in South Africa?

Securing higher and more equitable salaries.Securing sustainable pension/provident fundsSecuring a healthy and safe work environment and access to health care.Securing hours of work that are conducive to a work/life balance.Addressing job security and freedom from unfair discrimination.Promoting gender equality and parental rights. Securing political power.

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Tacit Hypothec

With Corona Virus looming and job losses at an all-time high, people are under tremendous pressure financially. This pressure is carried through to all sectors of the economy and the property rental sector is not excluded. (A third of SA tenants haven’t paid their full rent this month – and …

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Popi Act in South Africa

South Africa’s version of the EU GDPR is the Protection of Personal Information Act (or POPI Act). It establishes certain requirements for individuals responsible (also known as controllers in other jurisdictions) to legitimately process data subjects’ personal information (both natural and juristic persons). The POPI Act does not prohibit you …

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What is the law of delict in South Africa?

The law of delict falls under private law.  It entitles the aggrieved person to claim compensation for an unlawful act that caused harm. WHAT ARE THE 5 REQUIREMENTS THAT MUST BE PRESENT FOR A DEFENDANT TO BE LIABLE? There must be an act of wrongdoing from the wrongdoer whom the …

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Tax Avoidance vs Tax Evasion in South Africa

What is the difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion? Tax avoidance and tax evasion are different ways in which a company or an individual can avoid paying SARS. In this article, I will explain what tax avoidance and tax evasion is with examples of each. What is an example …

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Verbal Contracts in South Africa

An Oral Contract Isn’t Worth Its Weight in Gold As the saying goes, an oral contract isn’t worth its weight in gold. (A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on., n.d.) In this article, I will discuss if an oral agreement is valid. I will also explain the …

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Canned Hunting in South Africa

What is canned hunting? Canned hunting is a practice where animals are bred specifically for hunting them in small enclosed areas. These hunting areas are usually not big enough for these animals to escape and is generally seen as a cruel way of treating animals. Most canned hunting is associated …

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