The retrenchment was unexpected by the employees but they knew it was a possibility from the very beginning of working there 18 people found this helpful in order to keep the company from going bankrupt, a retrenchment was introduced to cut down the number of employees to save money on salaries paid. Client will develop a plan to mitigate the adverse impacts of retrenchment, in line with national law and good industry practice and based on the principles of non‐discrimination and consultation. Retrenchment strategy is a policy change process in organization for cost cutting, to get back to stable level have a look to know all about retrenchment. Article shared by different types of retrenchment strategies of business are given below: 1 turnaround strategies turnaround strategy means backing out, withdrawing or retreating from a decision wrongly taken earlier in order to reverse the process of decline.
The pk form is filed in parts and in stages, the first taking place 30 days before the actual retrenchment, and the rest to be filed within 14 days and 30 days after the date of retrenchment the pk form is a notification requirement, and is not a request for approval. Retrenchment (french: retrenchment, an old form of retranchement, from retrancher, to cut down, cut short) is an act of cutting down or reduction, particularly of public expenditure  political usage [ edit . Process should be divided into 3 phase – pre- retrenchment, retrenchment and post retrenchment during pre- retrenchment phase , the following steps must be undertaken notification in writing to all employees on company’s planned retrenchment exercise detailing the reasons, selection process and procedures. This article was first published in the third quarter 2016 edition of personal finance magazine retrenchment is a specific legal process governed by sections 189 and 189a of the labour relations act.
Retrenchment, as commonly understood is termination of an employee on the grounds of surplus labour or incapacity of employees due to some economic grounds however, the industrial dispute act, 1947 (the id act) is the governing legislation for retrenchment, which takes the wider view of termination of employee as against the ordinary. Employers must consider alternatives to retrenchment employers must consult all the relevant parties when considering worker retrenchment if retrenchment is unavoidable, fair procedures must be followed. All about retrenchment and dismissal in namibia, retrenchment and dismissal and wages and fairness in namibia and more on mywagecom what is retrenchment retrenchment is defined as the cutting down or reduction of employees and this mainly happens when a company or institution is changing management or is in financial difficulties in order. Retrenchment has not been easy, of course, and has often been less than successful, but in all these cases the process was essentially endogenous from cambridge english corpus path dependency made it difficult to achieve either retrenchment or structural change within the existing budget. Retrenchment is a short-run renewal strategy designed to overcome organizational weaknesses that are contributing to deteriorating performance it is meant to replenish and revitalize the organizational resources and capabilities so that the organization can regain its competitiveness.
Jobs victoria workers in transition (wit) program is designed to help businesses and workers facing retrenchment and can be contacted to organise an information session for employees for more information, please see the jobs victoria workers in transition page. Applies to all employers and workers and regulates leave, working hours, employment contracts, deductions, pay slips, and termination labour relations act applies to all workers and employers and aims to advance economic development, social justice, labour peace and the democracy of the workplace. What is retrenchment first of all, what’s a ‘retrenchment’ a retrenchment happens when there is a redundancy — when an employer has more employees than it needs 0 thoughts on “ what you need to know about the law on retrenchment of employees ” abdullah august 24, 2016 / 11:19 pm. All about retrenchment the word retrenchment is derived from an old french word and basically means to reduce or cut something down it also happens to be a word that can strike fear into the hearts of millions of workers who often are the sole bread winner in their family.
By retrenchment we mean measures which aim to reduce expenditure while remaining within the broad parameters of the inherited system by reform, we mean large-scale redesign of benefits. Retrenchment can arise from multiple reasons, from not getting along with your boss to the harsh reality of your job becoming obsolete regardless of the reason, retrenchment is not an issue that we can sweep under the carpet, thinking that we are too young to be laid off. In order to win a retrenchment case at the ccma or labour court, the employer must fulfil its onus of proving that the retrenchment was fair in all respects it is the employer who has the duty of proving that there was a genuine and valid reason for retrenching staff in the first place.
Mandatory retrenchment notifications from 1 january 2017, employers must notify mom of retrenchments within 5 working days after providing notice of retrenchment to employees. How did things go, 5 july 2018 any retrenchment by such firms could cool the country’s all-important property market, which accounts for the bulk of the investment activity that drives much of china’s economic growth. All employees (and their employers) involved in a retrenchment should at least be aware of the following seven things: 1 an employer is obliged to consult with its employees when it contemplates dismissing one or more of the employees for operational reasons. Once the employer encounters true operational requirements and takes a general decision to embark on retrenchment procedures, the employer is obliged to issue a written notice to all the contemplated and affected employees.