South Africa’s progressive Constitution in action

South Africa’s progressive Constitution in action

UIF Alignes to BCEA Some of the amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act which pertain to the taking of leave, came into effective as at the 1st of January in line with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s confirmation in December of 2019. After a long wait for the...
What’s the status of Parental Leave?

What’s the status of Parental Leave?

Frequently Asked Question Employers are still wondering what to do about paternity for the new working dad’s and how long to allow their working mom’s to go on leave. The confusion lies in the fact that the (correctly referred to as) new Parental Leave, while...
Parental Leave and other Amendments

Parental Leave and other Amendments

A massive expectation has been created by the announcement of the signing of the Amendment Bills to give effect to the changes to the Acts. However, it is still premature to just take them as given. The amendments will only come into full effect once President...