Always-on culture is no excuse to bend annual leave rules – Polity

Always-on culture is no excuse to bend annual leave rules

Flexibility reigns in the Covid-19-era of remote working, driving trends such as semigration where professionals can escape the big city for the coast or countryside without taking a pay cut. However, with this inherent flexibility comes the assumption that, since an employee’s workplace is convenie…

https://www.polity.org.za/article/always-on-culture-is-no-excuse-to-bend-annual-leave-rules-2021-04-07

Court upholds the importance of disclosure of documents in litigation – Polity

Court upholds the importance of disclosure of documents in litigation

In a recent case where a claimant for damages sought to prevent the disclosure of her medical records, the rules of court were found to override other legislation relating to confidentiality of personal information A recent judgment, involving the assessment of damages for injury, has highlighted th…

https://www.polity.org.za/article/court-upholds-the-importance-of-disclosure-of-documents-in-litigation-2021-03-18