March 2021

Employment law update – Automatically unfair dismissal after filing a grievance

In Sweet (James) v Namcon Logistics (Pty) Ltd [2021] 1 BLLR 104 (LC) an employee was summarily dismissed for negligence. This dismissal occurred shortly after the employee lodged a grievance […]

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Employment law update – Can the right to embark on protest action become stale?

COSATU and Another v Business Unity of SA and Another (LAC) (unreported case no JA97/2019, 27-11-2020) (Davis JA (Jappie JA and Kathree-Setiloane AJA concurring)). At the centre of this dispute […]

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Recent articles and research – March 2021

Please note that the below abbreviations are to be found in italics at the end of the title of articles and are there to give reference to the title of […]

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Valuing living annuities

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) recently ruled in CM v EM [2020] 3 All SA 1 (SCA) that the value of a living annuity falls in the policyholder’s estate […]

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