Peter le Roux


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Q4 | 2019

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The COVID-19 vaccine: employers’ guidelines for accommodating vulnerable employees

South Africa - March 2 2021 In mid-February 2021, the South African Government began rolling out the much-anticipated phased COVID-19 vaccine strategy, which prioritises those…

Dalene Moodley, Lauren Salt.

“But what if I don’t want to?” The possible discriminatory consequences of a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy

South Africa - February 16 2021 We previously discussed the potential pushback employers might face in imposing a COVID-19 vaccination policy but is pushback where it ends? The…

Lee Masuku.

Does the institution of a review application interrupt the running of the prescription period?

South Africa - February 16 2021 Prior to the amendments to section 145 of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (“LRA”) in 2015, many employers who were found to have unfairly dismissed an…

Siphile Hlwatika.

Can an employee who resigns with immediate effect be held to their notice period and face disciplinary proceedings?

South Africa - January 14 2021 Does an employee’s immediate resignation automatically terminate the employment relationship or does the employer have a right to hold the employee to…

Nomampondo Banzi, Siphamandla Dube.

Does an employer have an obligation to contact a trade union official prior to dismissing unprotected strikers?

South Africa - December 1 2020 In the recent case of Roberts Brothers Construction v NUM obo Stimele and Others, the Labour Appeal Court dealt with an aspect of item 6(2) of the…

Themba Maduna.