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Show your human side and pay your workers

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Reduce the economic impact on the less fortunate as far as possible. Because without compassion, we would be little more than viruses ourselves.


12 Jun 2020
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Show your human side and pay your workers

The Constitutional Court ruled that domestic workers should be included as employees under the Compensation of Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 19 November 2020.

The lovely Snapdragon was on the warpath this week. It hasn’t always been easy in these financially pressing times, but we have paid the three-year-old Egg’s nursery school fees punctually throughout the lockdown. Now, a rumour has reached her all-too-keen ears that the nursery school did not pay some of their workers’ salaries at the end of last month, because they are waiting for a Sassa grant. I’m not talking about a reduced salary – I’m talking about no salary. Nada. For people who, in normal times, battle to make ends meet. If true, I can understand the nursery school’s...

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