Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...
On 19 February 2019 the House of Representatives passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018 (the Bill). Although the Bill is...
Various new regulations issued on Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao residents working in mainland China PRC authorities have recently issued several national notices to repeal the employment...
As a result of the General Data Protection Regulation, it has become more difficult for companies to request criminal records from their prospective and current employees. Those companies who break the rules can expect significant fines under the GDPR.
On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court dramatically changed the legal landscape for California's gig economy, which will have far-reaching consequences for California companies reliant on independent contractors.
“You can’t fire me, I resign!” sounds like something one of Harvey Spectre’s clients might say. But if your employment relationship is not in Hollywood, but South Africa, what would the legal position be in respect of resignation to avoid dismissal?
The First Hall of the Civil Court issued a judgement regarding the breach of fiduciary obligations arising in the context of an employment contract.
The explosive growth of corporate sustainability programs truly affirms the prominence, if not centrality, that many of these programs have within multinational producers across a wide variety of industries.
While no piece of legislation will ever provide absolute protection and no-one can earnestly guarantee whistle-blowers that their lives will not be affected in some way once they point out wrongdoing, workplace whistle-blowers can rely on the protection afforded by the South African Protected Disclosures Act provided that they made a protected disclosure.
Australia is considering whether to adopt modern slavery legislation, similar to that found in the United Kingdom (UK) and California.