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Johanette Rheeder Incorporated
(labour law attorneys, labour law training)

Johanette Rheeder is an admitted attorney of South Africa and specializes in labour and employment law and public and in-house training. Although we are based in Centurion, Gauteng we conduct training courses throughout South Africa and clients are invited to contact us for a quotation for their training requirements.

As a legal practice, Johanette Rheeder Incorporated strives to provide prompt and professional advice and service to its clients, based on skill, expertise and resources within the legal environment. As attorneys, Johanette Rheeder Inc specialises in Labour and Employment Law. Within these fields of expertise, it provides the following legal and professional services to its clients:


Within these fields of expertise, it provides the following legal and professional services to its clients:

  • Labour litigation in the Labour Court, Labour Appeal Court and High Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court. We specialise in all types of labour litigation, including reviews, appeals, applications, urgent applications and interdicts.
  • General legal advice and opinions on civil matters, labour and employment law.
  • Chairing disciplinary hearings
  • Representation in arbitrations in the CCMA and bargaining councils.
  • Settlement negotiations and agreements.
  • Advice, negotiations and settlement on retrenchment and incapacity.
  • Wage negotiations and advise on all collective or union matters.
  • Negotiating and drafting of collective agreements and recognition agreements.
  • Assisting and advising on labour matters in forensic audits into employee related misconduct.
  • Investigations into ethical and labour related complaints and misconduct
  • Conducting webinars, in-house and public training for employers, managers and human resource practitioners on various labour related matters through Labour Smart training;
  • Johanette specialises in employment equity. In this regard we draft EE plans, conduct consultations and perform the analysis, draft plans and reports and advise our clients on matters such as unfair discrimination and equal pay for equal value.
  • Advise on the implementation of section 198A to D of the Labour relations Act re labour brokers, temporary, part time and vulnerable employees.


We also specialise and assist employers with the following services and training:

  • How to initiate and chair disciplinary hearings.
  • Presenting a case in the CCMA and Bargaining Councils.
  • Guide to Employment equity in the workplace.
  • Retrenchments and transfer of businesses.
  • Conflict resolution and managing union relations.
  • Yearly case updates.
  • The effect of relevant legislation on businesses.
  • Workplace discipline and dismissal.
  • Preventing and dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • The five challenges manages face daily.
  • The Labour Relations Amendment acts; and
  • Introduction to the Protection of Private Information Act for employers.

 

Newsletter - 28 March 2018

Companies that cannot afford the National Minimum Wage are encouraged to apply for exemption before the implementation process begins

by Teboho Thejane (Departmental Spokesperson)

As the implementation date for the National Minimum Wage (NMW) is looming, companies and businesses that cannot afford the prescribed R20 minimum wage are urged to apply for exemption with the Department of Labour via the soon to be launched online system.

Addressing employers on the exemption process in Pretoria Southern Sun Hotel today, the Department of Labour Mathilda Bergmann, Deputy Director: Employment Standards told employers that exemptions can only be granted if every representative trade union/workers have been meaningfully consulted and all the required information by the system has been provided.

Bergmann emphasised to employers that employees should be provided with a copy of the application - downloaded from the system and a copy must be displayed at the workplace where it can be read by employees.

Application for exemptions does not make provision for manual submissions and the process can only be accessed via the NMW website www.nmw.dol.gov.za which will be running in due course.

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(Information obtained from Department Of Labour website)