Labour Act Chapter 28:01

Employer’s Right To Restructure And Reorganize At The Workplace

Employer’s Right To Restructure And Reorganize At The Workplace

The law permits an employer to restructure and reorganise its operations at the workplace subject to s 25A (5) (a) of the Labour Act [Chapter 28:01]. The section requires an employer to consult the Works Council before implementing a restructuring exercise. In the ordinary course of business, change is inevitable. Things cannot remain the same …

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Applicability Of The National Employment Code

Applicability Of The National Employment Code

Section 12B(2)(a) and(b) of the Labour Act Chapter 28:01 provides that an employee is unfairly dismissed if the employer fails to show that it dismissed the employee in terms of an employment code or in the absence of an employment code, the employer shall comply with the model code made in terms of section 101(9).” …

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Understanding Transfer Of An Undertaking In Zimbabwe

Legal Workplace Measures to Cope with Covid-19 Induced Lockdown in Zimbabwe

The COVID-19 global pandemic has almost brought the world to a halt. Employers and the employees world over have been hit harder by this untimely disaster. In Zimbabwe, on the 27th of March 2020, President Mnangagwa announced that the country would be on lock down for 21 days starting from Monday 30 March 2020. This …

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Collective Bargaining Agreements

Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) refers to a written contract negotiated through collective bargaining for employees by one or more trade unions or workers’ committee with the management of a company or employers organization in a particular industry, that regulates the terms and conditions of employees at work. The Labour Act Chapter 28:01 recognizes CBAs negotiated …

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Prescription Of Labour Disputes In Zimbabwe

One of the objectives of the Labour Act (Chapter 28:01) is to advance social justice and democracy in the workplace by securing the just, effective and expeditious resolution of disputes and unfair labour practices.(Section 2A(1)(f). In line with this objective, the Act frowns upon litigants who sit on their disputes or unfair labour practices in …

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