Employment and Industrial relations

Employment and Industrial relations from ER-Africa

By: ER-Africa  06-27-2012
Keywords: Legal Advice, Litigation Attorney, Employment Equity Act

ER-Africa specialises in employment relations. This includes consulting, training and advisory services designed to improve the overall functioning of your organisation. Colin Heads, BA LLB, leads the team and has more than 20 years experience specialising in all aspects of the Employment relationship in South Africa. He is a highly sought after speaker and facilitator with the ability to not only present the law but offer practical solutions to the business issues that companies grapple with. Some of the key services we offer include: EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS SERVICES Service agreements, contracts and employment policies and procedures ER mentoring Legal and practical advice in employment and industrial relations matters Investigating and prosecuting misconduct matters Organisational restructuring Auditing, designing and implementing employment relations / industrial relations and HR policies Collective issues including industrial action and union negotiations Dismissals for poor work performance, misconduct and retrenchments CHAIRING MISCONDUCT AND INCAPACITY ENQUIRIES We have a panel of experts who will handle all aspects of any disciplinary or performance hearings that you may not have the capacity or desire to run internally. Equipping your EE committee Cohesion for middle management OUR FLAGSHIP ABC-XYZ OF EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS PROGRAMME Run in individual modules or intensively over three days this flagship programme covers the key aspects that every manager or ER practitioner needs to master: Absenteeism Bargaining Councils Chairing Enquiries Desertion v Abscondment Employment Equity Fraud Gross Misconduct v Misconduct Handling a Trade Union Investigating and Initiating a disciplinary enquiry Job descriptions and managing poor work performance Knowing the difference between fraud, theft, misappropriation of company assets and unlawful possession of company assets Labour Laws that govern the employment relationship PUBLIC WORKSHOPS We run breakfasts, interactive workshops and talks for the public keeping pace with the latest developments in the Employment field. These entertaining and relevant sessions are the best option to keep you informed and up-to-date. TRAINING All our training is customised to the requirements of our clients and we tailor each topic according to your time constraints and required outcomes. We don’t run off-the –shelf training but key programmes are aligned to the relevant unit standards and we have accreditation with the Services Seta. Our goal is to provide each client with a solution for their unique business and we work hard to ensure that our training interventions make a real impact. Contracting with your employees and understanding the key South African labour laws Managing misconduct Investigating and initiating Disciplinary Enquiries Chairing misconduct and/ or incapacity enquiries Litigating at the CCMA and Bargaining Councils Managing absenteeism and the abuse of sick notes Managing poor work performance Managing your relationship with your Unions Strategising for and conducting wage negotiations Equipping your EE committee Cohesion for middle management “By far the best training we have had in years – we’ll actually use it!” OUR FLAGSHIP ABC-XYZ OF EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS PROGRAMME R un in individual modules or intensively over three days this flagship programme covers the key aspects that every manager or ER practitioner needs to master: Absenteeism Bargaining Councils Chairing Enquiries Desertion v Abscondment Employment Equity Fraud Gross Misconduct v Misconduct Handling a Trade Union Investigating and Initiating a disciplinary enquiry Job descriptions and managing poor work performance Knowing the difference between fraud, theft, misappropriation of company assets and unlawful possession of company assets Labour Laws that govern the employment relationship Managing Misconduct Negligence v Poor work performance Occupational injuries Poor work performance Queries you never thought you’d find the answers to Requesting an employee to take a breathalyser teat and other mind altering matters Sexual Harassment Taking statements from potential witnesses Understanding how to make IR decisions Vulgar as opposed to industrial language Wilful damage to company property X-examination techniques Zero tolerance philosophies v mitigating factors in a hearing. Our training approach allows us to customise modules and even write material specifically for your organisation.

Keywords: Employment Equity Act, Legal Advice, Litigation Attorney, misconduct., Unions,