Workplace safety
Alison Lee

Alison Lee


GAZETTE MOVEMENTS – Please see a sample of some of the movements which were Gazetted over the past week.  A full list is available for subscribers after login .

Document Date
Taxation Laws Amendment Act: Allocations to metropolitan municipalities of general fuel levy revenue

G 44537 GoN 399

5 May 2021
Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Policy: Comments invited

G 44538 GeN 258 – Comment by 17 Jun 2021

5 May 2021
National Environmental Management: Waste Act: Regulations: Extended Producer Responsibility: Amendment

G 44539 GoN 400

5 May 2021
Public Audit Act: Audit Directive

G 44526 GoN 394

4 May 2021
Petroleum Products Act: Regulations in respect of the single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin

G 44528 RG 11279 GoN 397

4 May 2021
Petroleum Products Act: Maximum retail price for liquefied petroleum gas

G 44528 RG 11279 GoN 396

4 May 2021
Petroleum Products Act: Regulations: Amendment

G 44528 RG 11279 GoN 395

4 May 2021
Council for Medical Schemes Levies Act: Imposition of levies on medical schemes

G 44530 GeN 251

4 May 2021
Customs and Excise Act: Amendment of Rules under sections 59A, 60 and 120 (DAR 211)

G 44506 RG 11278 GoN 393

30 Apr 2021
Public Finance Management Act: Statement of the National Revenue, Expenditure and Borrowings as at 31 March 2021

G 44514 GeN 247

30 Apr 2021



Fired for coming to work with Covid – dismissal deemed fair by court


Is it fair to dismiss an employee who came to work, knowing that he was exposed to Covid-19? Absolutely, said the Labour Court in a recent judgment (Eskort Limited v Stuurman Mogotsi and others). The court was not only critical of employees who act with scant regard for the health and safety of their colleagues and customers, but also cautioned employers to act more decisively in ensuring the health and safety of their staff.





How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces


Our personal devices, such as mobile phones, laptops and tablets are increasingly used to access movies, download Apps, store music or stream content from platforms like Netflix or Showmax. And they are often shared among family members, such as children who regularly use their parents’ devices to enjoy online content. But, with PoPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) finally coming into effect on 30 June this year, which aims to enforce protection of personal information by creating the lawful conditions for how this information must be managed, are employees – and the businesses that hire them – violating its rules? Potentially yes…




Hard to determine ’Please Call Me’ compensation – advocate


While the issue of what is reasonable compensation for a brilliant idea is the essence of Please Call Me inventor Nkosana Makate’s case, it’s like asking what is the length of a piece of string – there is no obvious answer.

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