Author: Ivan Israelstam
Articles by Ivan Israelstam
Why you must treat your interns as employees
Labour law expert Ivan Israelstam explains how trainees are seen as employees under the law.
4 questions regarding the relevance of mitigating circumstances
Labour law expert Ivan Israelstam explores the concept and relevance of mitigating circumstances at misconduct hearings.
It is very easy to challenge retrenchments and win if they're done incorrectly
Labour law expert Ivan Israelstam says retrenching workers incorrectly can be extremely expensive.
The legal quandary of dealing with insubordinate employees
Labour law expert Ivan Israelstam says employers cannot simply fire employees who say 'no'.
Panic could cause as much damage to businesses as the virus itself
Business owners should be careful about making hasty decisions around retrenchments
5 grounds for taking an arbitrator to court
Aggrieved parties can't appeal an arbitrator's ruling but they can have their conduct reviewed.
The difference between formal and informal disciplinary hearings
How to implement a code of good practice.
There is a difference between retrenchment and mutual termination
Getting these two types of termination confused can result in costly labour dispute outcomes.