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Investing in your employees doesn’t make them yours

South Africa - August 5 2019 Hiring new staff usually comes at great expense to employers, who place them on intensive training programmes soon after they take up employment…

Sean Jamieson

When are the winds of change justified? Determining dismissals where employees refuse an employers proposal

South Africa - June 20 2019 With the recent amendments to the Labour Relations Act, No. 66 of 1995 (LRA) there has been much anticipation as to how the application of the newly…

Mohsina Chenia, Jessica Osmond

Slamming the door on the indecisive

South Africa - May 13 2019 The protracted dispute between Karin Steenkamp and 1817 Others and Edcon Limited was brought before the Constitutional Court for a second time, but…

Ashlyn Quenet-Meintjies

Strike Ballots - The Secret's Out

South Africa - February 25 2019 The amendment not only brings about anonymity for voters, but the Department of Labour has cautioned that trade unions and employers' organisations…

Michaela Grieve

Hot off the bench: Constitutional Court confirms it is not necessary to hold a pre-suspension hearing

South Africa - February 21 2019 On Tuesday, 19 February 2019, the Constitutional Court confirmed in the decision of Long v South African Breweries (Pty) Ltd and Others [2018] ZACC…

Michaela Grieve