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Cannabis In The Work Place – Where Does The Labor Law Fit In

A landmark court ruling by the Constitutional Court that decriminalised the private and personal use of cannabis could leave employers in a pickle when it comes to health and safety in the workplace, experts have said. This is because it may be difficult to determine for certain whether an employee is under the influence of cannabis or
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Cannabis ruling poses a challenge for construction industry – MBA

Occupational health and safety specialists have noted that the ruling by the Constitutional Court to decriminalise the private use of cannabis has raised important questions for the construction industry. Gerhard Roets, Construction Health and Safety Manager at the Master Builders Association North, says that companies and their health advisors need consider the impact of the
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Weed in the workplace – experts weigh in on cannabis and labour law

A landmark court ruling by the Constitutional Court that decriminalised the private and personal use of cannabis could leave employers in a pickle when it comes to health and safety in the workplace, experts have said. This is because it may be difficult to determine for certain whether an employee is under the influence of
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MBA Awards

Construction sector to discuss dangers of cannabis on building sites

The South African construction sector – concerned about the potential effects of the legalisation of cannabis on health and safety in the industry – has organised a special seminar next week to deal with the issue. “Consequences of Cannabis Use in the Workplace” will be presented by Master Builders Association (MBA) North in collaboration with
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The Annual MBA North Awards

The Annual MBA North Awards were held on 25 October 2018. The Association president, Mr Musa Shangase highlighted that with the state of the economy, the road to rebuilding institutions, sound governance, and injecting dynamism in the economy, was foggy as the country was still peeling through the frightening legacy of Zuma’s reign that is
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Non payment bedevils construction sector

Steady construction work is vital for the survival of subcontractors. THE LACK OF construction work is threatening the survival of sub-contractors, many of them black-owned. Sub-contractors were also suffering financially, because of non payment or payment delays by main contractors. Mohau Mphomela, the executive director of the Master Builders Association (MBA) North, said the entire
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Non payment is destroying the construction sector

The lack of construction work is threatening the survival of sub-contractors, many of them black-owned. Sub-contractors were also suffering financially, because of non payment or payment delays by main contractors. Mohau Mphomela, the executive director of the Master Builders Association (MBA) North, said the entire construction industry was suffering from a lack of investment and
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Lack of payment killing business

The trend of main contractors failing or delaying to pay their subcontractors contributes to the deterioration of the health of the construction industry. The Master Builders Association (MBA) North has therefore called on industry players to enter into a dialogue to address the issue or risk more job losses and bankruptcy. This could be demonstrated
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Construction industry must address non-payment of sub-contractors

The Master Builders Association (MBA) North says that the continuing trend of main contractors delaying payment of their sub-contractors – or defaulting altogether – is a symptom of the deteriorating health of the construction industry. The MBA is calling on industry players to enter into a dialogue to address the issue or risk more job
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Is it all doom and gloom for the ailing construction industry?

CNBC Africa speaks to various industry role players, discussing if its all doom and gloom for the construction industry. Source: CNBC Africa
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