BULLYING BOSS MADE EMPLOYMENT INTOLERABLE

BY HILDA GROBLER JULY 9, 2020 The Labour Court recently handed down a judgment that reads a little like a novel. The facts in Centre for Autism Research and Education CC v CCMA (JR 1619/2018, handed down on 19 June 2020) per Van Niekerk J, were briefly that Ms Rozanna Riback (“Riback”),  the sole member

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Unfair Discrimination: Test for unfair discrimination

Discrimination is defined as the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age or sex.  Section 6(1) of the Employment Equity Act (“EEA”) provides that:  “(1)  No person may unfairly discriminate, directly or indirectly, against an employee, in any employment policy or practice, on one or more grounds,

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Do you have to be consulted before being retrenched?

This it would seem to be an obvious right however employees should be cautioned that this right may not necessarily mean that the employee needs to be personally consulted with before been retrenched. AMCU launched an application for the reinstatement of some of its members who were retrenched following a retrenchment agreement that was concluded

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What can we take away from the EOH Abantu LAC judgment?

Let me disclose from the onset that I acted on behalf of Mr Danney. These are my thoughts. The LAC concluded that there is no requirement that competent verdicts on disciplinary charges should be mentioned in the charge sheet. Furthermore the court determined that the former employee was negligent and therefore dismissal was appropriate in

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Whistle Blowers are encouraged and protected?

Introduction This article aims to provide a basic understanding of the Protected Disclosures Act 26 of 2000 (hereinafter “the PDA”), having particular reference to the protection afforded by the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (hereinafter “the LRA”) to employees who make a disclosure to their employer. Background The preamble of the PDA recognises the

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Labour Law Specialists

We Are Labour Law Specialists South Africa is in a unique situation regarding the laws of labour and employment. With BBEEE standards and other laws being implemented by governing bodies in this country, the picture gets unclear on what is right and wrong within the workplace. If you are an employee who is unsure of

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