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How Do Courts Differentiate Between Contracts Of Service & Contracts For Service?

How Do Courts Differentiate Between Contracts Of Service & Contracts For Service? Courts have applied the tests of control, integration and multiple or mixed.  The control test simply asks the question can the employer tell the employee what to do? In other words, is the employee under the control of the employer?  The integration test asks to what extent is the employee’s work integrated into the...

Contract Of Service and Contract For Service – what is the difference?

Contract Of Service and Contract For Service The law makes a distinction between a contract of service and a contract for service. Basically, a contract of service applies to an employee-employer relationship, while a contract for service applies in the case of an independent sub-contractor. This distinction is most important as protection of employment legislation does not apply to independent subcontractors –...

Sample Casual Dress Policy

A business casual dress code is in place at the company, because we believe that a more casual work environment mirrors the more flexible, informal organisation that we need to become.  We can now accommodate people who are comfortable wearing formal business attire as well as those who prefer less formality, which is another way the company will reflect the diverse preferences of its employees. Please use your...

Annual Leave Entitlements as outlined in the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997

Annual Leave Entitlements as outlined in the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997 From April 1st 1999, employees annual leave must be calculated by one of the following methods: (i)             where an employee works at least 1,365 hours in a leave year, the employee is entitled to 4 working weeks annual leave (20 days min) If the number of hours worked is less than 1,365, annual leave must be...

What is the cost of poor selection for employers?

What is the cost of poor selection for employers? Although recruitment costs have thankfully come down significantly since the economic downturn, the cost of poor selection still remains high. Ensure the right hire first time as this results in numerous advantages such as: Employee getting up to speed quickly and being highly productive Competitive advantage and company image High morale Low labour...

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