DECEMBER 2013: NEWSLETTER FOR THE CLIENTS OF ALTITUDE

This is just a short newsletter, firstly and primarily wishing everyone a healthy, safe and peaceful time over the festive period.  We wish everyone a fantastic New Year and great strength to their businesses during 2014. 2013 has been a volatile year with many strikes and knocks to the economy.  Many small businesses have suffered through 2013 and have just managed to survive.  The labour law environment has not treated business well and despite calls [...]

2014-11-27T11:08:03+00:00 December 14th, 2013|

OUTSTANDING LEAVE PAY

In an interesting and far reaching judgment in the Labour Court of South Africa, the Labour Court ruled if an employee has not taken his or her leave within six months after the completion of an annual leave cycle then that employee would forfeit his or her leave.  In the court case Jooste vs Kohler Packaging, the Judge said that an employer may not refuse an employee leave and that the act contemplates that  leave [...]

2014-11-26T09:37:24+00:00 December 2nd, 2013|