James Foxcroft

Position: Senior Associate
Tel: 021 406 9100
Email: jamesf@stbb.co.za
Location: Cape Town
Expertise: Labour Law

Before joining STBB in 2012, James practised exclusively in the field of Labour Law, representing a vast array of both individual and corporate clients throughout South Africa.

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Latest articles

Domestic Workers Wage Increase

Posted on: January 9th, 2018 by James Foxcroft

The Department of Labour has announced wage increases for all domestic workers (which include gardeners at private homes; persons who look after children, the aged, the sick or the disabled in private homes; and persons employed to drive the children of a household to school). This is effective 1 January 2018 to 30 November 2018. […]

Load shedding and your employees | 9 June 2015

Posted on: June 9th, 2015 by James Foxcroft

Do you have to pay employees during power outages? In one word, yes. The fact that your employees are unable to work during power outages is outside of their control and does not affect their employment contract. Nor can you expect employees to make up for lost time after hours. For that, you may have […]

Increase in domestic workers’ wages effective 1 December | 8 December 2014

Posted on: December 9th, 2014 by James Foxcroft

The office of Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced that, effective 1 December 2014 to 30 November 2015, there will be a wage increase for domestic workers in line with the new approved minimum wage. The move is seen as part of Government’s objective to protect workers in South Africa in employment sectors vulnerable to […]

13th Cheques – the end of year debate | 11 November 2014

Posted on: November 11th, 2014 by James Foxcroft

It’s that time of year again, and with it the topic of 13th cheques arises. Employees very often believe they have a right to receive one, and are aggrieved when they don’t. Employers are sometimes unsure as to whether to award or not, and rely on contractual discretionary clauses to explain their actions. Our law […]

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