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14/07/2017, 02:00 PM

UPDATE: ASSIGN LABOUR APPEAL COURT JUDGMENT

On 10 July 2017, the Labour Appeal Court handed down its Judgment in the Assign matter. CAPES has read, with a degree of frustration and disappointment, several reports about the Judgment which seem to fail...   More


10/07/2017, 10:15 AM

ASSIGN LABOUR APPEAL COURT JUDGMENT

The Labour Appeal Court (LAC) handed down judgment today (10 July 2017) in the Assign labour broking / deeming clause appeal. The LAC has granted the appeal. In summary, the LAC has set aside the Labour...   More


16/02/2017, 10:01 AM

ETI Amendments

As many of you will be aware the Taxation Laws Amendment Act (Annexure 1) was signed into law by the President last month. This, together with amendments to the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act (Annexure...   More


20/01/2017, 03:02 PM

ETI Amendments Update

1. Members will be aware that the Employment Tax Incentive expired in 2016 and that negotiations took place at NEDLAC around possible changes to the scheme in the new period. CAPES, through its membership of...   More


19/10/2016

Compensation Fund SCAM alert!

SCAM ALERT DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR’S COMPENSATION FUND WARNS OF A SCAM USING BOGUS COMPANY NAME: COMPENSATION INSURE INTERNATIONAL. The Compensation Fund cautions the public and stakeholders of a scam in which...   More


10/10/2016

CAPES Annual Review 2016

Please find attached the CAPES Annual Review 2016. This document provides insight into the key issues over the past year and the work that CAPES has undertaken on behalf of the industry. Please feel free to...   More


04/10/2016

Charging Fees to Work seekers / TES Employees

There have been more reports about “employment agencies” charging job seekers for their services. Professional staffing companies make their money by charging fees to their clients (organisations seeking...   More


30/09/2016

COSATU claims high Youth unemployment is national emergency

ISSUED BY COSATU: The recent acknowledgement by the Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan that South Africa's high youth unemployment rate is a national emergency will be a welcome development only if he was...   More


28/09/2016

Employment Tax Incentive Government Gazette published with proposed R20 mil p/a cap

Government published a gazette for public comment on 25 September on proposing a R20 mil p/a cap on the ETI scheme. This also applies to the learnership tax incentive as well. Business is requested to make...   More


16/09/2016

Government Gazette: Review of wages in Contract Cleaning & Domestic Worker sectors

The Minister of Labour issued a Government Gazette on 15 September 2016 advising of her intention to review the minimum wages and conditions of employment for employees working within the Domestic Worker and...   More


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