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Victory for temporary workers in Labour Appeal Court

 Victory for temporary workers in Labour Appeal Court

Labour Broker Employees the permanent employees of the client after a period of three months

The recently inserted section 198A of the Labour Relations Act has resulted in a significant amount of debate surrounding the “deemed to be” provision. In terms of the aforementioned section of the Act, an employee placed by a Temporary Employment Service Provider (“TES”) with a client, is deemed to be an employee of the client if that temporary employee has worked for the client for a period exceeding three months. After three months of employment with a client, the...
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6 Employee Training tips for HR Managers

La Intronet New managers are often surprised to discover that providing training to employees is an important aspect of being a supervisor. When your job involves managing people – no matter the size of your team or department – training is an important key to supervisory success. 6 Key Employee Development Tips for Managers A manager’s responsibility for training sometimes involves actually teaching employees how to do things, while at other times it requires recognizing when training is necessary and ensuring that workers get...
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Career advice for High School students

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Believe it or not, if you’re in high school right now, you’re at a great point in your life. You have your whole life in front of you. And now is a good time to start thinking about your future, to make some initial plans; just remember that plans can be easily changed.
Remember too, that experts predict that the average person will change careers — not just jobs — more than five times in his or her lifetime. Now is the time to pursue your dreams!
And as you...
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How to Conduct a Performance Review Meeting

laintronet No one should go to a performance review meeting without already knowing about their performance. Managers are responsible for telling employees the company performance standard.
Further more, they should also be providing regular coaching and feedback to employees regarding their performance. So, the meeting shouldn’t be a surprise.
The performance review meeting is a formal conversation based upon the informal conversations that have happened prior. The goal is to make the meeting productive and produce outcomes that benefit both the employee and the company. To do that, here are six steps you can...
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10 Life Lessons to Excel in Your 30s

1. START SAVING FOR RETIREMENT NOW, NOT LATER

“I spent my 20s recklessly, but your 30s should be when you make a big financial push. Retirement planning is not something to put off. Understanding boring things like insurance, 401ks & mortgages is important since its all on your shoulders now. Educate yourself.” (Kash, 41) The most common piece of advice — so common that almost every single email said at least something about it — was to start getting your financial house in order and to start saving for retirement… today. There were a few categories this advice fell into:
  • Make it your top priority to pay...
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