Casual Worker Interview Questions

When hiring a casual worker, it is important to hold an interview to find out whether the worker is suited to the position or project. This interview can take the form of an informal conversation or formal meeting, depending on your business’ needs. Typical casual worker interview questions include questions about availability, rates and past […]

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Contact Details

Here is a list of all the contact details that will come in handy when managing casual workers in South Africa: Department of Labour: Head Office Operating Hours: 07:30 to 16:00, Monday to Friday. Telephone Number(s): (012) 309 4000 Fax Number(s): (012) 320 2059 Email Address: webmaster@labour.gov.za Street Address: Laboria House, 215 Francis Baard Street. Pretoria Postal […]

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Casual Worker Rates in South Africa

In South Africa, there is no national minimum wage. Instead, the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) outlines minimum terms and conditions of employment for specific types of economic activity. In these sectors, employees have been deemed vulnerable to exploitative labour practices. If a sector is not considered vulnerable, there are no minimum wages. These sectoral […]

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Casual Worker Agreements in South Africa

Every casual worker is entitled to an employment agreement, no matter the industry our hours. If a formal contract is not suited to your business, a letter of appointment also functions as an employment agreement. Ensuring casual worker agreements are signed by both parties helps your business avoid disputes surrounding the contents. Different types of […]

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Casual Worker Legislation in South Africa

Casual worker legislation varies depending on the number of hours worked in a month. If a casual worker is employed for more than 24 hours per month, their rights are very similar to the rights of permanent employees. A casual employee who works for less than 24 hours per month is still protected by law, […]

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Defining Casual Workers in South Africa

Although our labour legislation does not explicitly refer to casual workers, these employees make up a large portion of the workforce. Casual workers in South Africa are fully-fledged employees protected by South African law. These workers come in many shapes and forms. Managing casual workers in South Africa as a resource for your business requires […]

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Casual workers in South Africa

Types of Casual Workers in South Africa

Casual workers hold different roles within the labour force. They can be skilled or unskilled workers, work limited hours on a permanent basis or work full-time hours over a specific time period. GO TO: Defining Casual Workers Knowing the different types of casual workers  is essential when managing casual workers in South Africa. Types of […]

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Durbanville beauty salons: Who's the best?

Durbanville Beauty Salons: Reviewers’ Favourites

When it comes to Durbanville beauty salons, the offerings are endless. Whose hair stylists are a cut above the rest, and which nail technicians can you trust to keep your toes in tip-top condition? Here are the four favourite Durbanville beauty salons on VavaVox to help you decide where to invest your hard-earned cash. Located […]

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Online shopping in South Africa: Who's the best?

Online Shopping In South Africa: Who’s The Best?

The recent PricewaterhouseCoopers Retail in Africa 2016 report describes online shopping in South Africa as a booming market. Increasing numbers of local consumers opt to do their shopping online. However, positive customer experiences within online shopping are important as the stakes become higher. According to the Retail in Africa 2016 survey, 57% of South African online shoppers were […]

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Robot customer service could soon become standard

Robot Customer Service on the Rise

Robots have been making headlines recently as they are becoming more prevalent day-to-day with their increased use in apps. Robot customer service is specially designed to automate responses to users, taking over these “boring jobs” from humans. On the one hand you have users looking for real responses, yet receiving synthetic ones. And on the […]

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Customer Complaints

Customer complaints about MTN reach all-time high

According to the latest report by the Consumer Goods & Services Ombudsman (CGSO), MTN received the highest number of complaints from mobile network consumers between 2015 and 2016. EWN reports that the 2015 strike lead to the high number of MTN customer complaints. Subscribers faced lengthy delays in having their queries attended to by call […]

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Find the best pet service businesses through VavaVox reviews

Pet Pamper Spots in Cape Town: Top 4

Your pet is part of the family and deserves to be pampered every now and then! Cape Town offers a range of locally and internationally sourced products to keep your furry friends happy, as well as expert grooming services to keep them looking perfectly polished at all times. The best pet care businesses in Cape […]

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