What are your rights when you're retrenched?
The economic decline and the impact of corruption on South Africa's coffers is seeing an increase in retrenchments..
Eusebius McKaiser talks to labour law expert Ronelle De Jager about the process of retrenchment and your rights should you find yourself facing the chop.
In terms of the law, it says that dismissal may be fair if it is done on the basis of operational requirements.Ronelle De Jager, Labour law expert
The Labour Relations Act defines operational requirements based on the economic, technological, structural or similar needs of an employer.
De jager explains the process of retrenchment.
You can't say at the outset we will be retrenching. You have to say this is what we are considering.Ronelle De Jager, Labour law expert
Listen to the full interview below...
This article first appeared on 702 : What are your rights when you're retrenched?
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