LABOUR BRIEF: Take care before you share: The dangers of social media use in the workplace

Advancements in technological gadgets, including smartphones and laptops, alongside recent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, have significantly streamlined our daily lives. These innovations allow us to access information at lightning speed. Additionally, social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and X (formerly Twitter) have revolutionized global communication, enabling users to connect with others worldwide with just a…

Webinar: The Convergence of People, Law, and AI – Don’t Get Left Behind

Our transformative training workshop equips you with the essential knowledge and tools to harness the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Human Resources (HR) and Labour Relations (LR). Stay ahead in the digital revolution and ensure your organization thrives by integrating cutting-edge AI strategies into your HR and LR practices. Watch webinar View slides

Navigate Price Adjustments and Contract Management with PIPS

Invest in Price and Index Pages (PIPS) Understanding PIPS: Your Comprehensive Solution for Material Indices PIPS offers a broad range of indices related to materials such as steel, stainless steel, and various engineering activities. These indices are essential for accurately calculating input cost changes and adjusting contract prices accordingly. Optimize Your Tender Submissions with PIPS…

The Impact of NHI for Employers

On 15 May 2024, the President signed the National Health Insurance Bill. The National HealthAct 20 of 2023 (NHI Act) will take effect on a date proclaimed by the President in theGovernment Gazette. The stated purpose of the NHI Act is to eradicate inequalities regardingaccess to healthcare. The NHI Act outlines a phased approach to…

SEIFSA’s Response to 12 May 2023 Draft Sectoral Targets Gazette

This letter is written in response to Government Gazette No. 5OO58 published on 1 February2024 containing the list of Sectors and Sectoral Targets (‘1 February Draft Sectoral TargetsGazette’), as proposed by the Minister of Employment and Labour, pursuant to theprovisions of Subsections (1), (2) and (4) of Section 15 A of the Amended Employment EquityAct…

The TESD: Wage Exemption Procedure

Important note for management: It is important to note that wage increase exemption applications must be lodged with the bargaining council on or before 31 July 2024 The industry’s current wage exemption procedure continues to apply. Any company that is unable to implement the full wage increase may make application to its local Regional Council…

INFRASTRUCTURE AFRICA 2024

Join Us for the 2024 Infrastructure Africa Conference! Mark your calendars for the 2024 Infrastructure Africa Conference, taking place on July 16-17, 2024. This premier event is dedicated to sharing insights and exploring business opportunities in Africa’s infrastructure development. Connect with industry leaders, engage in meaningful dialogue, and gain cutting-edge information. The conference promotes investment…

Understanding the Evolution of South Africa’s National Qualifications Framework (NQF)

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) Act (Act 58 of 1995) initially established the eight-level National Qualifications Framework (NQF). This framework allowed for the registration of unit standard-based qualifications, unit standards, and qualifications not based on unit standards across various levels. In 2008, the SAQA Act was repealed and replaced by the National Qualifications Framework…

10th Annual SEIFSA Awards for Excellence: Celebrating Mastery and Innovation in Metals and Engineering

Join us in celebrating a decade of outstanding achievements at the 10th Annual SEIFSA Awards for Excellence! This prestigious event honours mastery and innovation within the metals and engineering sectors, recognising the exceptional contributions and advancements made by individuals and companies alike. We encourage all members to participate in this momentous occasion, where excellence is…