Bongani Masuku joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Director in 2020.

Bongani has experience in advising employers on dealing with collective and individual labour law and has been involved in major litigation in various labour law dispute resolution tribunals.

Education

  • LLB, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Registered with the Legal Practice Council

Memberships

  • The South African Society for Labour Law (SASLAW)
Working from home and drinking on the job
23 October 2020 Employment Law

Working from home and drinking on the job

Bongani Masuku, Director in the Employment Law practice joined eNCA to discuss the implications of drinking on the job whilst working from home. He explains the obligations of employers and employees responsibilities arising from the continued applicability of the Occupational Health and Safety Act; the provisions of the LRA and Contracts of Employment during the National Lockdown

Employees being disciplined for criminal activities whilst they are off duty
21 July 2021 Employment Law

Employees being disciplined for criminal activities whilst they are off duty

Bongani Masuku Director in our Employment Law practice, joined Bruce Whitfield on Radio 702 to discuss the possibility of employees being disciplined for criminal activities whilst they are off duty. He explains the disciplinary process that could ensue if a link can be established between the off-duty conduct and the employment relationship or if the conduct can be said to bring the employer's name into disrepute.

Bongani Masuku - SA FM - Current legal framework for occupational health and safety in South Africa
25 June 2021 Employment Law

Bongani Masuku - SA FM - Current legal framework for occupational health and safety in South Africa

Bongani Masuku, Director in our Employment Law practice joined SA FM to provide clarity on COVID-19 and how danger allowances, in terms of the Public service Act and the Ministerial Directive issued in terms of that Act, could apply. He explains the current legal framework, with reference to the Occupational Health and Safety and the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Acts in South Africa in light of the SAMWU demand for danger pay for State Employees working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Employees exposing themselves to COVID-19
7 April 2021 Employment Law

Employees exposing themselves to COVID-19

Employment Law Director Bongani Masuku recently joined Channel Africa to take a look at whether or not employees can be disciplined for conduct outside of the workplace that involves recklessly exposing themselves to COVID-19

Total block on lockdown retrenchments
29 January 2021 Employment Law

Total block on lockdown retrenchments

Employment Law Director Bongani Masuku joined The Honest Truth with Benito Vergotine on Smile FM to unpack what a total block on lockdown retrenchments could mean for employers and employees.

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