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Lauren Salt

Lauren Salt

Executive

Expertise

  • Employment

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ENSafrica
South Africa

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Profile

Lauren Salt is an Executive in ENSafrica’s Employment department. She represents both local and international clients in various industries including financial services, consulting, fast-moving consumer goods, aviation, media, retail, manufacturing and mining.

Lauren advises clients primarily on industrial relations, employment negotiations, labour dispute resolution, change management and pension-related issues. She counsels clients on strategic issues such as the labour-related implications of  mergers and acquisitions, restructuring,  outsourcing and the use of temporary labour. She has both local and cross border experience in corporate mobility and immigration-related issues. Lauren also represents clients before courts and other bodies, and liaises with trade unions on behalf of corporate clients in negotiating collective agreements. She has extensive experience advising clients on selection and recruitment matters as well as dismissals related to misconduct, poor performance, ill health and operational requirements.

Education

  • BA (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • LLB (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • LLM (summa cum laude) (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Admitted as an attorney and notary public of the High Court of South Africa
  • Member of the Association of Pension Lawyers
  • Member of the South African Society for Labour Law
Areas of Practice

Employment | retirement funds

Articles

Another TERS Extension with Payments Made Directly to Employees
ENSafrica, July 2021

In light of the recent Adjusted Alert Level 4 restrictions, the TERS has officially been extended once again for certain affected employees. The new claim period is from 16 March 2021 to 25 July 2021. Applications for the extended TERS benefit opened on 19 July 2021 and payments are due to commence from 26 July 2021...

Employer, You Missed the Vaccine Risk Assessment Deadline. Now What?
ENSafrica, July 2021

The updated Consolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in certain Workplaces gave employers until 2 July 2021 to undertake or update their risk assessments to determine whether they intend to make vaccinations mandatory and for whom...

What are Employers’ and Employees’ Remote Working Rights (and Responsibilities) during Adjusted Alert Level 4?
ENSafrica, July 2021

The rapid rise in COVID-19 infection rates and a shift to Adjusted Alert Level 4 in South Africa have heightened many employees’ fears and reluctance about physical work interactions, returning to and/or continuing to work in traditional workplaces. Employers must prepare to manage these concerns properly and be informed of their rights and obligations regarding remote working arrangements. The stakes have never been higher...

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