Employment Law

Employment law update – Agreements in full and final settlement

By Talita Laubscher and Monique Jefferson In Ferguson v Basil Read (Pty) Ltd [2013] 3 BLLR 274 (LC) the applicant, Ferguson, was faced with potential retrenchment and, as an alternative […]

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Employment law update – Union’s liability to members for negligence

Food and Allied Workers Union v Ngcobo NO and Another (SCA) (unreported case no 353/12, 28-3-2013) (Ponnan JA and Plasket AJA) By Moksha Naidoo This was an appeal from a […]

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Employment law update – Retrenchments

By Talita Laubscher and Monique Jefferson The employment of the two respondent employees in Super Group Supply Chain Partners v Dlamini and Another [2013] 3 BLLR 255 (LAC) was terminated […]

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Employment law update – Benefit to employees

Apollo Tyres South Africa (Pty) Ltd v Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration and Others (LAC) (unreported case no DA1/11, 21-2-2013) (Musi AJA) By Moksha Naidoo  Can an employee who […]

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Employment law update – Polygraphs

By Talita Laubscher and Monique Jefferson The applicant in DHL Supply Chain SA (Pty) Ltd v De Beer NO and Others [2013] 1 BLLR 20 (LC) was involved in the […]

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Employment law update – Does s 197 apply to franchise agreements?

PE Pack 4100CC v Sanders and Others (LAC) (unreported case no PA 08/10, 22-1-2013) (Davis JA) By Moksha Naidoo Does s 197 of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 […]

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Employment law update – Section 197 – appointment of new service provider

By Talita Laubscher and Monique Jefferson In Franmann Services (Pty) Ltd v Simba (Pty) Ltd and Another [2012] 12 BLLR 1293 (LC) the applicant, Franmann, sought an order declaring that […]

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Employment law update – Striking a balance

Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers’ Union and Others v CTP Ltd and Another (LC) (unreported case no JS215/10, 19-12-2012) (Myburgh AJ) By Moksha Naidoo This case highlighted […]

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Employment law update – Retirement age

By Talita Laubscher and Monique Jefferson In Karan t/a Karan Beef Feedlot v Randall [2012] 11 BLLR 1093 (LAC) the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) considered whether Karan Beef Feedlot was […]

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Employment law update – Onus of proof in automatically unfair dismissals

By Talita Laubscher The Labour Appeal Court (LAC) had the opportunity to consider the onus of proof in automatically unfair dismissal cases in State Information Technology Agency (Pty) Ltd v […]

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