TOPIC: Employment Contracts

SPEAKER: Ali Ncume, Director of Maserumule Employment Consultents 



This session will briefly equip the participants with the skills to identify the required contractual vehicle that should govern a particular relationship. Furthermore, it will highlight the risks of relationships between parties being deemed to be different to their original interntions. Moreover, the session is designed to assist the participants to delvelop an understanding of the following:

  • the difference between the various types of employment contracts (e.g. permanent and fixed-term employment contracs);
  • what is a terms and conditions of employment versus a workplace practice;
  • changing terms and conditions of employment;
  • the risks related to ongoing use of fixed-term contract employees; and

the risks related to ongoing use of labour brokers (“TES”).



Ali completed his LL.B at Nelson Mandela University (NMU) and served his articles at Greyvensteins in Port Elizabeth where he gained invaluable experience in civil litigation and employment law. Pursuing his Masters Degree in Labour Law, he has involved himself in all aspects of labour litigation, consultation and training under the auspices of Greyvensteins as well as the Labour and Social Security Law Unit, Nelson Mandela University. He has completed a Certificate in Labour Law Practice, a course outsourced to NMU by the CCMA. Ali completed his Masters Degree (LLM) in Employment Law. 

Date:  Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Times: 8:00 - 10:45
Registration: 8:00 for 8:30
Questions and Closing: 10:30 - 10:45

Venue: Welsford's Bistro, Black River Park South,
Collingwood Building, Fir Street, Observatory,
Cape Town.