Circular 10/2021

Circular 10/2021

ADJUSTED ALERT LEVEL 2 In response to the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country was placed on Adjusted Alert Level 3 of the lockdown almost two months ago. On Sunday, 12 September 2021, the President announced the easing of restrictions on the movement of...
Circular 10/2021

Circular 9/2021

MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION IN THE WORKPLACE As the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out gains momentum, with citizens between the ages of 18 and 34 are now able to register for the vaccine, the question remains: can an employer introduce mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations...
Circular 10/2021

Circular 8/2021

ADJUSTED ALERT LEVEL 3: OBLIGATIONS OF THE EMPLOYER President Ramaphosa in his address to the nation on 25 July 2021, said that South Africa has largely passed the peak of the third wave of infections. The President announced that the country would move to Adjusted...
Circular 10/2021

Circular 7/2021

COVID-19 TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE/EMPLOYER RELIEF SCHEME (“TERS”) EXTENSION: 15 MARCH 2021 TO 25 JULY 2021 On 15 July 2021, the Minister of Labour issued a direction, in terms of which, the COVID-19 TERS has been extended for certain sectors that remain affected by the...
Circular 6/2021

Circular 6/2021

DECLARING A STATE OF EMERGENCY: WHAT DOES IT MEAN? In light of the current unrest, violence and looting in, mainly, Kwa-Zulu Natal and Gauteng, many citizens, and businesses alike, are calling on government to declare a state of emergency. A state of emergency is an...
Circular 10/2021

Circular 5/2021

COVID-19 THIRD WAVE: ADJUSTED ALERT LEVEL 4 It has been confirmed that South Africa is in the third wave of infections, which is as a result of the infectious Delta variant of the COVID-19, and which has been detected in 5 of South Africa’s provinces. According to...