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Individual employees cannot rely on s 187(1)(c) of the LRA to claim that their dismissals are automatically unfair

Jacobson v Vitalab (LC) (unreported case no JS 1042/19, 28-5-219) (Van Niekerk J) Van Niekerk J recently held that s 187(1)(c) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA), which […]

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New legislation – October 2019

Legislation published from 2 – 31 August 2019 Bills National Health Insurance Bill B11 of 2019. Commencement of Acts Financial Sector Regulation Act 9 of 2017. Amendment and correction of […]

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Employment law update – Striking in support of a demand for equal pay

In Comair Ltd v National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and Others [2019] 8 BLLR 812 (LC), Comair had established an Employment Equity Forum (the EEF) in accordance with […]

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Recent articles and research – October 2019

Accessing articles from publishers For LexisNexis articles contact: customercare@lexisnexis.co.za for the publication details. For individual journal articles pricing and orders from Juta contact Philippa van Aardt at pvanaardt@juta.co.za. For journal articles not published […]

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Eeny, meeny, miny, moe, to which court will foreclosures go? A brief analysis of recent foreclosure proceedings and a consideration of the need for specialised foreclosure courts in SA

By Ciresh Singh The foreclosure against a home involves a delicate balancing of homeowner and creditor rights, in particular, the creditor’s contractual security rights and the homeowner’s constitutional rights. Foreclosure […]

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People and practices – September 2019

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Rajaram Mvulane Attorneys have recently opened in Morningside, Durban. The firm is led by Arisha Rajaram and Nozipho Sybil Mvulane. They specialise in labour law, property […]

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Constitutional Court dismisses Proxi Smart’s leave to appeal application with costs

The Constitutional Court (CC) has dismissed the application for leave to appeal in the matter of Proxi Smart Services (Pty) Ltd v Law Society of South Africa and Others (CC) […]

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Letters to the editor – September 2019

PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za Fax (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys who make their identities […]

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Drafting wills – what to consider

For most people, drafting a will is a very emotional process. Not only do you have to confront the notion that you will no longer be there for your loved […]

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Foreclosure proceedings: Recent judgments provide greater certainty

  When a homeowner defaults on their home loan agreement, which is secured by a mortgage bond, the credit provider can generally seek recourse by making application for payment of […]

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