Blocked drain frustrates tenant

28 Oct 09
Written for Property Poser Our Property Poser panel has received a query from a tenant who is struggling with a blocked drain in her kitchen.

On the Job with Mark Rossouw – Report work-related injuries as soon as possible

26 Oct 09
A concerned employer has asked me about Injury On Duty (IOD) compensation relating to a car accident in which one of his employees was involved nearly a year ago. Ten months ...

On the Job with Wouter Booysen – Representation at disciplinary hearings a thorny issue

19 Oct 09
A reader has contacted me about a problem involving her recent internal disciplinary hearing, at which she was refused union representation. As a union member, she asked that a union representative ...

On the Job with Wouter Booysen – Employers not obligated to pay annual bonuses

12 Oct 09
Our reader this week feels that she is fighting a losing battle with her employer over the non-payment of annual bonuses. Since joining the company four years ago, the employee has ...

On the Job with Wouter Booysen – Unravelling the definition of insubordination

5 Oct 09
This week’s reader is a university student who doesn’t know how to handle a very difficult boss – and wants to know what his rights are as an employee. Working as ...

Cycling series in a league of its own

1 Oct 09
The province’s elite cyclists were well and truly shaken from their usual winter hibernation when the inaugural Beachfront Lodges Premier Cycling League came to town. The nine-event series, devised to elevate ...