New Associate Joins Us!

May I take this opportunity in welcoming David Dibakwane to our consultancy. David has finally joined us in a full time capacity as of February 2014 and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge with him. David comes with an impressive pedigree and will be a huge...

DISCIPLINE IN THE WORK PLACE – Training Course

Discipline in the work place training course A practical management training workshop that will change the way you approach discipline in the workplace.   Complacency, inconsistency and a fear of the “unknown” allow staff to lower general disciplinary standards.  ...

STRIKE LUNACY?

Ok, so now I am confused ! Picture this situation I am faced with. I have a company on strike, a protected strike for the past three weeks. The company is not concerned, the strike is saving them money !! 3 weeks no wages and the strike is set for the next few weeks....

Hit the Road

I smile when I recount the recent strike and the poor souls who march and sing for their causes under the auspices of a mandate given to unions by the worker. I want to recount a situation which still leaves me dumbfounded after all these years. A large trucking...

Defending the Man

For the past 16 years  I have lived by my motto when  dealing with labour relations,  it appears on my letterhead  and my correspondence as  I think it is applicable and fitting:  “Labour law – The logical study of  the illogical, the understanding of the ...

A Feminine Touch

With my involvement over the past 17 years in  labour law and human  resource management,  the boardroom situation has  changed considerably. Many years ago a white male dominance was  common, changing slowly to black  male and then the increasing dilution  of the...