Answers to your questions

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We work long hours and below minimum wage. What can we do?

You cannot be dismissed for insisting on your rights under the law.

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What can I do about every school in my area rejecting my disabled child?

It is every child’s right to be placed in a school, but the Department of Education cannot force a school to accept a child.

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Am I responsible for the school fees of a child I look after but is not mine?

You are in the clear as regards the responsibility for paying.

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Can a school blacklist you for not paying school fees?

A school can blacklist you with a credit bureau if you have not applied for fee exemption and have not paid outstanding fees.

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