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Restraints of trade, what does it mean?

Restraints of trade are used in South Africa by employers in an attempt to protect themselves from erstwhile employees using their insider knowledge to undermine them in the market. Or at least that is what they are supposed to do. These types of agreements or clauses (as they are generally put in employment contracts as […]

The amendment to the Employment Equity Act

The Employment Equity Act (EEA) was enacted to promote equal opportunity and eliminate unfair discrimination in the workplace. The Act has undergone several amendments since its inception in 1998. The latest amendment will be coming into effect in 2023. These amendments impose new obligations on employers and require them to take more proactive steps towards […]