RETRENCHMENTS – REFUSAL TO ACCEPT REASONABLE ALTERNATIVE OFFER

In terms of Section 189 of the Labour Relations Act, the Employer is obliged to try and find alternative positions for the people who are occupying positions that will in due course become redundant. If there is a reasonable and similar position to the one held by the employee affected, and this position is offered at a similar salary, then the refusal to accept same will negate the necessity to pay a severance payment to [...]

2014-11-27T11:21:27+00:00 May 3rd, 2011|