Archive for Jul 2010

DANGEROUS ROADS, DANGEROUS LAWS

What happens if you are seriously injured or killed in one of South Africa’s many traffic accidents? How do you and/or your dependents continue to survive financially? Under the old Road Accident Fund Act, if the other party was at fault, you could claim against the Fund for your full (i.e. actual) losses. The controversial…

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“BABY BOOMERS” 65 SOON: AVOID AGE DISCRIMINATION!

With the first wave of Baby Boomers turning 65 next year, employers and their employees need to understand the rules relating to compulsory retirement age. In a nutshell, forcing someone to retire at 65 could – unless our labour laws are strictly complied with – amount to automatically unfair discrimination on the grounds of age.…

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