Labour Lowdown: Implications for employees during the national COVID19 lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a 21-day lockdown for South Africa as a precautionary measure to control the COVID19 virus. Many questions are left unanswered. Who pays the salaries during the lockdown? How important is it for companies especially small businesses to comply with the rules and what are the repercussions? Labour law expert Shaheed Abader unpacks all these issues for us this morning...