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Kirsty Gibson is a Trainee in Baker McKenzie's Johannesburg office.

On 11 June 2021, the Department of Employment and Labor in South Africa issued guidance on vaccination policies in the workplace, in the form of the amendment to the Consolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Certain Workplaces. Employers seeking to implement a mandatory vaccine policy must undertake a risk assessment by 2 July 2021.

The Draft Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work (Draft Code) was recently published for public comment in South Africa. Tiisetso Rabolao, Associate and Kirsty Gibson, Candidate Attorney, in the Employment and Compensation Practice in Johannesburg, outline the details of the new Draft Code.

The Draft Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work (Draft Code) was recently published for public comment in South Africa. Tiisetso Rabolao, Associate and Kirsty Gibson, Candidate Attorney, in the Employment and Compensation Practice in Johannesburg, outline the details of the new Draft Code.

In brief Employers in South Africa resuming business operations under Level four of the government mandated lock-down should take heed of the Department of Health Guidelines for symptom monitoring and management of essential workers for COVID-19 related infections. These Guidelines are echoed in the COVID-19 Occupational Health and Safety Measures in…