Employment Law

Employment law update

                    Automatic termination provisions in contracts of employment In South African Transport and Allied Workers Union obo Dube and Others v […]

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Double jeopardy in the workplace

By Deon Mouton The employee in this matter received a final written warning for misconduct relating to the breaching of safety regulations on the employer’s Wonderkop Ferrochrome Smelter. Not satisfied […]

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Employment law update

                    Can a party be joined to proceedings after conciliation? In Kunyuza and Another v Ace Wholesalers (Pty) Ltd and Others […]

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Employment law update

    The right to use sleeping facilities on work premises during a picket or lockout In Rooiport Developments (Pty) Ltd v Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union and Others […]

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Employment law update

                    Employees vs independent contractors In Phaka and Others v Bracks and Others [2015] 5 BLLR 514 (LAC), the Labour Appeal […]

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CCMA conciliation a pre-requisite for adjudication in the Labour Court

Pillay v Automa Multi Styrene (Pty) Ltd (LC) (unreported case number JS 1658/14, 9-6-2015) (Mosime AJ) By Warren Sundström Having been dismissed from his workplace the applicant referred an unfair […]

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Dismissals for operational requirements

Talita Laubscher BIur LLB (UFS) LLM (Emory University USA) is an attorney at Bowman Gilfillan in Johannesburg.

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Employment law update

Moksha Naidoo BA (Wits) LLB (UKZN) is an advocate at the Johannesburg Bar. Male surrogate parent successfully claims maternity leave MIA v State Information Technology Agency (Pty) Ltd (LC) (unreported […]

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Employment law update – Termination in breach of a statutory provision – a dismissal or nullity?

Edcon v Steenkamp and Others (LAC) (unreported case no JS648/13, JS51/14, JS350/14, 3-3-2015) (Murphy AJA with Tlaletsi DJP and Musi JA concurring). By Moksha Naidoo Section 189A of the Labour […]

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Employment law update – Mutual termination agreements

By Talita Laubscher and Monique Jefferson The applicants in Schroeder and Another v Pharmacare Ltd t/a Aspen Pharmacare [2015] 2 BLLR 168 (LC) each signed a ‘mutual termination settlement agreement’ […]

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