[LISTEN] Why employers can't enforce salary cuts without your consent

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Preneil Pillay

232 days ago
[LISTEN] Why employers can't enforce salary cuts without your consent

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Many companies are implementing pay cuts to ride out the pandemic with as many jobs as intact as possible. Some employees have not been as fortunate to hold on to their job,s. If you have managed to hold on to your job, were you still affected with a pay cut?

Labour lawyer Silke Rathbone (Labour Excel) answers some frequently asked questions with regards to employee rights.

Can companies impose pay cuts with immediate effect? The short answer is ‘no’.

Salaries are part of the terms and conditions of employment… in general, it can only be changed when there is consensus…

Silke Rathbone, labour lawyer

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