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Alison Lee

Alison Lee

NEWSFLASH FOR WEEK 3 (16 – 20 May 2022)


Dear All,


Please see the latest happenings for this week.


Alison and her great team.






National Council of Provinces passes three bills


The National Council of Provinces passed three bills at its virtual plenary sitting on Tuesday.

The bills were the Division of Revenue Bill, the Employment Equity Amendment Bill and the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Amendment Bill.






Concourt to hear SAHRC’s case against 3 banks


The Constitutional Court will hear the SA Human Rights Commission’s (SAHRC) case against three major banks for their tendency to apply for default judgments in the high court against debtors who owe amounts as small as R7000 on their home loans.






NHI gathers momentum, despite opposition parties giving it the thumbs down

The Portfolio Committee on Health has voted to move forward with the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill as ANC MPs muscled through their majority in voting for the bill to be debated in Parliament.






No severance pay for employee who refused Covid vaccination

A long-term employee who was retrenched because she refused to get a Covid vaccination was not entitled to a severance package, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has ruled.


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