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…

Violence and harassment in the workplace – Beyond sexual harassment

LABOUR BRIEF NO.  448 The Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the Workplace (the Code) became effective on 18 March 2022. While there have been moves from the legislature to combat violence and harassment in the workplace, in many respects, the South African legislative framework was seen…