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On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organisation (“the WHO”) officially declared that the spread of Coronavirus had reached the level of a pandemic. The virus is crossing international boundaries and affecting a large number of people worldwide. Coronavirus is a very serious illness and is potentially lethal. In respect of the workplace, immediate steps must be taken in order to attempt to diminish its impact.

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On 18 March 2020 we posted a Practical Guide for Employers on the critical steps they could take in order to manage the coronavirus pandemic.

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COIDA

Notice on Compensation for Occupationally- Acquired Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) under the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993, as amended
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Increase of Maximum Amount of Earnings – 9 April 2020
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Increase in Monthly Pensions – 9 April 2020
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Court Directives

Communication from the Office of the Director of the CCMA – 16 May 2020
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Urgent Directive in respect of access to the Commission for Conciliation – 8 May 2020
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Urgent Advisory to All CCMA Staff, Users and Stakeholders Re: CCMA’s Operations During South Africa’s Covid-19 Lockdown Level 4 – 1 May 2020
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CCMA Notice : Erratum: CCMA to Operate on Minimised Services During Covid-19 Lockdown – 25 March 2020
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CCMA Directive 17 March 2020
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Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4(2) of the Regulations under the Disaster Management Act – 2 June 2020
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Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4(2) of the Regulations under the Disaster Management Act – 4 May 2020
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Judge President’s Directive: Supplementary Directive (Dies Non) – 2 April 2020
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Amended Directive Covid-19 – 18 March 2020
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Media Statement – Measures Adopted by the Heads of Court to Curb the Spread of Covid-19 in all Courts – 17 March 2020
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Urgent Directive in Respect of Restricting Access to Court in Light of Covid-19 – 16 March 2020
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De Beer v Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs – 2 June 2020 (Regulations Invalid & Unconstitutional)
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Directive in Respect of Access to the Labour Court in Light of the Covid-19 Pandemic
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Urgent Directive in Respect of Access to the Labour Court – 28 April 2020
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A directive in respect of Access to the Labour Appeal Court in light of the Extended Covid-19 National Lockdown – 21 April 2020
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Further Directive in respect of Access to the Labour Court during the Period of Lockdown – 14 April 2020.
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Further Directive in Respect of Access to the Labour Court during the period of Lockdown – 25 March 2020
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Urgent Directive in respect of Access to the Labour and Labour Appeal Courts and Service and Filing of Documents in light of Covid-19 – 18 March 2020
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Urgent Circular in Respect of the Response to Covid-19 – 17 March 2020
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National Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of South Africa: Extension to Non-Parties of the Covid-19 Lockdown Collective Agreement – 30 April 2020.
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Urgent Communication on PSCBC Processes: Covid-19 CoronaVirus – 17 March 2020
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South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council: Extension to Non-Parties of the Covid-19 TERS Benefits Collective Agreement – 17 April 2020
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Legal Practitioners

Permit to Perform Essential Service – Regulation 11B(3)
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Notice from the Legal Practice Council – Permits to Perform Essential Service  in terms of Regulation 11A(B) 16 – 27 March 2020
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Regulations & Directives

Amended Directions Issued in terms of Regulation 10 of the Regulations under the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002: Schedule to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of Covid-19 in all Courts, Court Precincts and Justice Service Points – 31 March 2020
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Directions Issued in terms of Regulation 10 of the Regulations under the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002: Schedule to Address, Prevent and Combat the Spread of Covid-19 in all Courts, Court Precincts and Justice Service Points – 26 March 2020
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Regulations issued in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act (Level 2) – 17 August 2020
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Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act
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Regulations issued in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act (Level 3) – 28 May 2020.
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Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Level 4) 29 April 2020
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Amendment of Regulations issued in terms of section 27(2) – Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 – 20 April 2020
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Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) – Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 – 16 April 2020
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Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) – Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 – 2 April 2020
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Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) – Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 – 26 March 2020
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Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) – Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 – 25 March 2020
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Regulations in terms of Section 27(2)  – Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 – 18 March 2020
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The Department of Employment and Labour – Workplace Preparedness: Covid-19
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Directions on the Risk-Adjusted Strategy for the Communications and Digital Technologies Sector issued under Regulation 4(10) of the Disaster Management Act – 2 May 2020
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Guidance on Vulnerable Employees and Workplace Accommodation in relation to Covid-19 – 25 May 2020
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Covid-19 Direction on Labour Relations – 11 May 2020
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Important Notice: Guidance Regarding the Response to the impact of Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic on the implementation of Employment Equity in the Labour Market – 4 May 2020
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National Textile Bargaining Council: Extension to Non-Parties of the Covid 19 Lockdown Collective Agreement – 7 April 2020
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Amendment to Directions (7 April 2020)
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Department of Social Development – Directions on Measures to Prevent and Combat the Spread of Covid-19 (30 March 2020)
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Department of Transport – Amendment of Directions on Measures to Prevent and Combat the Spread of Covid-19 (30 March 2020)
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Department of Transport – Directions on Measures to Prevent and Combat the Spread of Covid 19 in the Public Transport Services 31 March 2020
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Directions issued by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs with respect to the Response to Covid-19 – 25 March 2020
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Electronic Communications, Postal and Broadcasting Directions issued under regulation 10(8) of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 – 26 March 2020
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Consolidated COVID-19 Direction on Health and Safety in the Workplace – 4 June 2020
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COVID 19- Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Workplaces – 28 April 2020
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Guidance note on the Processing of Personal Information in the Management and Containment of COVID-19 Pandemic in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act 5 of 2013 (POPIA)
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Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Escalation of Measures to Combat Covid-19 Epidemic – 23 March 2020
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UIF

Covid-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme Direction – 13 August 2020
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Amended Covid-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme – 25 May 2020
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Amended Covid-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme – 4 May 2020
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Amended Covid-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme – 16 April 2020
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Amended Covid-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme – 8 April 2020.
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Directive – Covid-19 Temporary Relief Scheme 2020 – 25 March 2020
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Covid-19 TERS Benefits Easy Aid
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TERS Benefit Summary
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Covid-19 TERS: Easy Application Guide
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Easy guide for electronic claims
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Example of Memorandum of Agreement – TERS
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Generic Memorandum of Agreement (UIF and Bargaining Council)
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Generic Memorandum of Agreement (UIF and Bargaining Council 2)
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Generic Memorandum of Agreement (UIF and Employer)
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