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What Am I Entitled To If I Get Retrenched?

A man wearing a face mask while carrying a box of his personal items after being retrenched.

The South African unemployment rate is very high and continues to climb during these tough economic times as more people are being retrenched. If retrenchment is on the cards for you, then you must understand your rights and what you are entitled to under South African law. Below are some of the financial benefits that…

Being Prepared for Possible Retrenchment

Facing retrenchment is a reality for many South Africans. This can be an overwhelming time that’s filled with uncertainty. With the South African economy under a lot of financial pressure, it’s only realistic to be prepared for retrenchment. Many South Africans have already lost their jobs and even more people will likely be retrenched. Listed…

What To Do If You’ve Been Retrenched

Female employee receiving a letter of retrenchment while seated at her desk.

Retrenchment is one of the most difficult things that anybody can experience. The reality is that many South Africans are facing possible retrenchment, or they have already been impacted by retrenchment. Losing your job can be an incredibly scary and overwhelming time. It impacts us financially, emotionally, and mentally too. If you find yourself in…