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Trade union liable for neglecting to prosecute members' claims Constitutional Court

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • October 21 2013

On 9 October 2013, the Constitutional Court held that a trade union cannot avoid liability for its neglect to prosecute claims by its members

Numsa v Abancedisi Labour Services 2013 ZASCA 143

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • October 14 2013

The Supreme Court of Appeal recently took to task a Temporary Employment Service (TES) for leaving its employees' employment in abeyance (similar

Know when to say no

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • August 26 2013

Shop stewards and trade union officials have no right to access an employer's privileged information in terms of the Labour Relations Act, No 66 of

Overview of the amendments to the Employment Equity Act, No 55 of 1998

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • July 8 2013

The Employment Equity Amendment Bill, published on 19 October 2012, signifies the first proposed amendments to the Employment Equity Act, No 55 of

Can a small minority of employees force the majority to go on strike?

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • July 1 2013

It is not uncommon for a small number of employees at a workplace to induce their colleagues to strike in support of demands. This could happen where

Proposed amendments to labour legislation, where are we?

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • May 20 2013

Over the last few years the Minister of Labour has tabled numerous amendments to existing labour lawsthat will significantly adjust the landscape of

The Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill set to become law

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • May 9 2013

The Department of Labour announced on 8 May 2013 that amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) had been accepted by Parliament

The Employment Equity Amendment Bill and the new Employment Services Bill

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • May 6 2013

The Employment Equity Amendment Bill, 2012 (EEAB) proposes several changes to the current Employment Equity Act, No 55 of 1998 (EEA). One of the ways

Reviewing CCMA arbitration awards: the proposed procedural amendments

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • May 6 2013

Among other aims, the Labour Relations Amendment Bill, 2012 (LRAB) proposes streamlining the procedure to be followed when reviewing CCMA arbitration

Labour relations amendments: bargaining councils

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • March 20 2013

Bargaining councils have been attracting headlines lately. In terms of current legislation, the Minister of Labour is empowered to extend bargaining