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Think twice before you prosecute: Can employers be held liable for malicious prosecution claims arising from internal disciplinary proceedings?

South Africa - May 15 2017 This question arose in the judgment of Mahlangu v Minister of Police (66326/2010) [2017] ZAGPPHC 13. In this case, the employer laid charges of…

Nicholas Preston.

The last days of the CD and DVD market and the failing firm defence

South Africa - June 8 2016 History teaches us that all good things come to an end. The CD and DVD manufacturing and replication market appears to be in its last days. Of course…

Albert Aukema, Bheki Nhlapho.

An employee who makes his bed must lie in it

South Africa - September 26 2016 Employers and employees who elect to resolve disputes between themselves often conclude settlement agreements wherein they record the terms of their…

Nicholas Preston, Samantha Coetzer.

Leave your politics at the door: EFF reprimanded for interfering with workplace issues

South Africa - November 12 2018 “Where it comes to the EFF and its functionaries, it should simply not stick in its nose where it does not belong”. These were some of the Labour…

Nicholas Preston.

Maternity leave is no longer for mom alone - but it’s still baby steps for now

South Africa - October 30 2017 The dispute was referred to the Labour Court, which held that the right to maternity leave in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, No 75…

Nicholas Preston.