With over 70 changes made to the BCEA, EEA and Labour Relations Act recently... As YOU read this...

Your company could be hurtling towards a
CRIPPLING LABOUR DISPUTE!

Here's what you need to do to stay on top of SA's ever-changing employment law


Dear employer, 
 
Recently, the Minister of Labour and Government overhauled the 3 Acts governing how you treat your employees… They affected over 70 changes… AND put in place a brand new Act  detailing the labour practices you need to follow with any foreign national you employ. 
 
 
Thanks to these changes, that keeping up with labour laws… Ensuring your company’s policies and procedures don’t violate them… And staying out of the CCMA will be an even more mammoth task than usual. Especially when you consider these changes affect not only your new employees, but all your existing ones as well. 
 
So it’s hardly surprising thousands of employers are madly scrambling to hire labour and HR consultants to ensure they don’t end up on the wrong side of the law. 
 
Given the circumstances (and the whopping R2.7 million fine the DoL’s put in place for some transgressions), you have no choice but to go this route, right?
 
WRONG!
 
Today, you have another choice...

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Hi. 
 
I’m Lizle Louw.
 
I’ve been an employment lawyer for 15 years and currently head up the employment department at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs. 
 
As part of one of the continent’s leading law firms, my department deals with a whole host of political, legal and cultural regulatory contexts that affect employers like you. 
 
And believe me when I say that very few labour landscapes change as rapidly – or are as complicated – as the South African one. 
 
It’s a virtual minefield. 
 
One misstep and your company could land up in a labour dispute that costs you everything. 
 
I see it happen every day. 
 
As part of my job, I regularly chair disciplinary and appeal hearings as well as appear in the CCMA, bargaining Councils and the Labour Court for my clients. 
 
You won’t believe the trouble some company’s get themselves into with the law. 
 
With the DoL’s recent changes, employers around the country are struggling to make sure their companies conform.
 
Do you know what that means? 
 
The CCMA (which usually hears around 100 000 cases a year) is about to get even busier.
 
I don’t want you to find yourself there.  
 
That’s why, as the Editor-In-Chief, I want to tell you about my revolutionary labour advisory service. 
 

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The Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service is a resource like no other. 
 
This practical guide ensures you know and understand your rights as an employee without spending thousands of Rands on expensive legal advice to deal with employer-employee disputes. 
 
It’s a service that covers EVERY aspect of employment law. 
 
From absenteeism, strikes and trade unions to conciliation and arbitration... From disciplinary hearings and grievances to employment contracts, leave requests and performance management… You’ll know exactly what the law says and what to do to stay on the right side of it. 
 
And since SA’s labour landscape is such a tricky one to navigate, I don’t tackle these issues on my own. I’ve handpicked 25 of SA’s best labour and HR experts to help me. 
 
Joining me are:
  • Ex-CCMA Senior Commissioner, Professor Barney Jordaan:
    This ex-CCMA Senior Commissioner has seen it all: Disputes over leave… Employee grievances that got out of hand… Businesses that had job candidates sue them for not hiring them… You name it, in his 23 years at the CCMA, he’s seen it.
    Today, Barney spends his time at the Graduate School of Business of Stellenbosch University. Here, he lectures on negotiation, mediation and management law for the institution’s MBA programme.
     
  • Alex Ferreira, one of SA’s leading employment lawyers:
    Alex’s speciality is employment litigation. He’s a whizz when it comes to matters relating to the CCMA, bargaining council, Labour Court, Labour Appeal Court, High Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal.
     
  • Labour law specialist and host of 702’s Labour Line, Gill Loveday:
    Gill is a recognised industry expert who regularly advises 702’s listeners on how to deal with labour disputes. On top of this, Gill too has spent her time cutting her teeth at the CCMA. As a part-time Commissioner for the past 18 years, Gill regularly deals with all things regarding employers, employees and labour law. 
  • Renowned labour law consultant, Ivan Israelstam:
    With over 27 years in the field and 4 years’ experience as a CCMA commissioner, Ivan’s expertise in all things labour related is highly sought after. To date, he’s authored 2 labour law books, is the consultant behind The Star newspaper’s Workplace section and is an in-demand speaker at conferences and seminars.
     
  • Plus 21 more of the country’s top labour talent. 
They’re my favourite part of the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service!
 
Why?
 
Because not only do you get access to all these experts as a member, but at least 2 of them check and double check every single piece of advice we give you. That way, you can rest assured every tip, solution and case law explanation we give you is 100% legal and completely CCMA-proof!
 
Plus, my experts are always on hand to answer any labour issues you may have. 
 
That’s right. If you have a labour law question, simply ask my team. You’ll receive the kind of one-on-one advice you’d normally have to pay a fortune for – absolutely FREE.
 
Now do you understand why I believe there isn’t a more comprehensive, practical, solution-orientated labour law service available?

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Information that will help you:
Side-step costly DoL penalties… Which, thanks to the new changes are now 3 TIMES higher than they were before…
Negotiate the minefield of issues that lie between you, your employers and their unions and labour brokers…
Avoid spending hours (and money) preparing for and defending a case at the CCMA…
Interpret labour law correctly so every action, every policy, every procedure you put in place is 100% legally compliant with the latest laws. 
 
Here’s just a taste of some of the first things you’ll come across as a new member:
 
Checklists, sample documents and step-by-step instructions to help you handle daily labour problems like strikes, recruitment, disciplinary hearings and so on. Follow these to the letter, and you’ll always find yourself on the right side of the law. 
 
Advice on how the latest changes to labour legislation affect you. Our easy-to-understand, jargon-free explanations will help you interpret AND apply the laws correctly. It’s a MUST in SA’s ever-changing labour landscape.
 
The facts behind real-life cases studies. Don’t make the same mistakes that land thousands of SA companies at the CCMA each year. In our case studies, we’ll reveal why the courts ruled in the employee’s favour and what you can do differently so you don’t lose on a technicality. 
 
Actionable advice to protect your company from legal comebacks. We’ll show you how to draw up legally watertight contracts, policies and procedures so that not even the CCMA will be able to find fault with them. 

And much more. 
 
Sound good?
 
  Yes! I want this labour law solution
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But I must warn you…
 

If you want to protect your company, you must act today

 
You see, what most employers don’t realise is that you only have 3 months after Government signs in law changes to comply. 
 
That means, if your company isn’t already implementing last year’s changes to the Employment Equity Act and the Basic Conditions to Employment Act, you’re in BIG trouble. 
 
And it could cost you up to R2.7 million or 10% of your annual turnover depending on the offence you commit. 
 
And with the Labour Relations Amendments Act also effective, you have to get up to speed with these too.
 
That’s no time at all when you think there are over 70 amendments to these acts you need to implement. 
 
Or when you realise the DoL has already started to penalise companies that fail to comply. 
 
Can you really afford to be without the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service a second longer?
 
I didn’t think so! So let me tell you what you’ll get when you join today…
 
  Yes! I want this labour law solution
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Here are the amazing benefits included in this one-of-a-kind service 

Sign up for our Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service risk-free for the next 30 days and you’ll get access to our entire range of member services.
 
Including: 
 
The Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Handbook: 
Available in print or electronically (depending on your preference), this Handbook contains over 550 pages of the most comprehensive collection of labour law solutions, sample forms, case studies, tips and step-by-step instructions to guide you through SA’s labour law maze. We discuss every topic in detail and support it with examples showing you how to cope with even the most difficult employee situations.
 
FREE Service #1 – 10 Legal Updates a year
As I’ve already shown you, Government changes laws throughout the year. And with all the changes that recently took place, you can be sure more will follow as employers look for more clarification. With our unique updating service, we guarantee your Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf will always be 100% compliant with any changes. We’ll send you the latest information on the amendments as well as solutions to labour problems you’ve never come across right away.
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Any time you have a specific labour question or problem you need an answer to, get in touch with our experts. You’ll receive a tailor-made answer within 72 hours. And, you won’t get a generic answer like you’ll find on the Net either. You’ll get an answer that actually solves your specific problem. 
(Valued at R1 000, it’s yours FREE when you sign up today.) 
 
FREE Service #3 – The Labour Bulletin 
This daily email newsletter will keep you up to date with everything you need to know about the latest changes to the law, significant court rulings and the smartest ways to keep your company’s practices legally compliant. Each issue is a goldmine of information for anyone who manages employees. 
(Valued at R450, it’s yours FREE when you sign up today.)
 
FREE Gift #1– Say “You’re Fired” and Make it Stick
If you’ve ever tried to fire an employer, you’ll know how hard it is. But not anymore! In this essential addition to your labour law arsenal, you’ll find sample letters, plus legally justified reasons you can use to get rid of that problem employee once and for all. 
(Valued at R199, it’s yours FREE when you sign up today.)
 
Together, the complete service guarantees that whatever labour problems come your way, you’ll know how to tackle them in a legal and correct manner. No matter how complicated the problem appears.

  
 

And remember, as a Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service member, you get these comprehensive, legally-correct and easy-to-understand resources for a fraction of the cost of hiring a labour lawyer or HR consultant to help you.

  Yes! I want this labour law solution
to help me stay on top of changes to the law
 

There’s never been a simpler, more convenient or low-cost way to solve your labour issues

I’ve already offered you free gifts and services to the value of R3 649. And then there’s the 550 page Labour Law for Managers Handbook, which, on its own, could easily sell for R3 500 or more. 
 
That’s over R7 000! And still, when you compare this to how much this service will save your in lawyer fees and CCMA cases, that’s nothing. 
 
But you won’t pay nearly that much. 
 
Reply within the next 7 days and you can get your hands on the entire Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service for as little as R1 995 (excl. Vat) per year
 
(That works out to just R5.46 a day! You can’t even buy a cup of coffee with that.)
 
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If you agree to put the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service to the test now... 
 

You’ll also get these 5 additional bonus gifts

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To welcome you as a new member to our Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service, you’ll also get these instant samples, templates and checklists so you can start to implement 100% up-to-date, legal practices today:
 
  • Bonus report #1: Little known ways to reduce absenteeism 
    Absenteeism is a billion Rand problem. No doubt your company suffers from it too. In this report, we tell you how you can reduce absenteeism in your workplace without infringing on your employees’ labour rights.
    (Valued at R99, it’s yours FREE when you sign up today.)
     
  • Bonus report #2: Year-end bonuses – Your employees aren’t automatically entitled to a bonus
    We know how much you hate paying bonuses to employees who don’t deserve them. So don’t! In this report, we’ll show you why not all your employees are automatically entitled to a bonus. Plus legal ways to ensure you don’t waste thousands by rewarding those who don’t deserve it.
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  • Bonus report #3: How to get rid of that employee who’s not performing
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  • Bonus report #4: Labour Law Pocket Companion – How to solve 40 labour problems that drive other people nuts 
    This practical pocketbook addresses 40 common labour situations every employer deals with. From poor performance and overtime to privacy, bonuses, contracts and dismissals, this easy-to-use problem solver will give you a legal solution to your problem in minutes.  
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  • Bonus report #5: Policy Toolkit: Policies to hire, fire and manage your employees
    This toolkit includes legally watertight forms and templates you can use to hire, fire and manage your employees. Use these policies and procedures and we guarantee your employees won’t be able dispute the matter in court.
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That brings the total service package value to R7 644. And still, you pay as little as R1 995 if you act before the end of March. 
 
  Yes! I want this labour law solution
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If we can't solve your labour problems, 

I don’t want your money… 

I really don’t think I can say or do anything to make it any easier – or more attractive – to convince you to sign up to the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service. 
 
But in case you have any lasting doubts, know this:
 
If you sign up right now. I’ll immediately send you all of the promised reports and give you full access to all the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service benefits.
 
And the best part is, if at any time over the next 30 days you feel the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service isn’t right for you, simply return the Handbook to me and I’ll give you a full refund. You get to keep the bonus reports as a thank you for putting us to the test. 
 
(But once you see how well it works, I don’t think you’ll do that! After all, we both know how important it is for you to base company decisions on 100% correct, legally compliant information.)
 
Honestly, 30 days is all I need to prove that everything I’ve said in this report is true. 
 
Click on the button below. Go to our secure sign up page. And put our service to the test for the next 30 days. 
 
Your days of labour law nightmares are over!
 
  Yes! I want this labour law solution
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Best wishes,
 
Editor-in-chief – Labour Law for Managers
PS: Here’s a quick reminder of how the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service will give you the upper hand
 
The Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service is so much more than just a Handbook, it gives you access to a whole range of indispensable services and benefits you can start enjoying right away: 
 
Advantage #1: Save Valuable Time!
The thing our subscribers love most about the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service is that we write it in simple, easy-to-understand and jargon-free language. No need to waste your time wrapping your head around legalese. With our service, you’ll be able to digest and understand even the most complex information in just minutes. 
 
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Use our ready-made templates, forms, checklists and step-by-step instructions and you’ll know every move you’re making is legally safe and compliant. 
 
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With the information in the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service, you’ll always be one step ahead of the DoL when it comes to implementing changes and taking important new measures. 
 
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Losing at the CMMA can cost you the equivalent of 12 months’ of your employee’s salary. And let’s not mention the R2.7 million fines the DoL has put in place for failing to comply with EE laws. Don’t waste this kind of money when you can avoid it entirely by following our expert’s advice.  
 
With all these advantages our members get, it’s no wonder they frequently write to tell us that the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service is: 
 
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As you can see, being a member of the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service is essential for these companies and HR officers’ success. Put us to the test – risk-free – today to see if it is for you too.
 
 

 

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