Labour Law

Know Your Rights in the Workplace

South Africa’s Labour and Employment Laws are constantly changing and difficult to comprehend at times. The latest news highlights the Employment Equity Amendment Bill as a proposal that will allow the Labour minister to set numerical BEE targets for specific business sectors in South Africa. It is clear why South Africa’s Labour Laws are considered as some of the most progressive and liberal in the world. Therefore, you need experts when faced with a legal dispute in the workplace. This is where Allardyce & Partners Attorneys can be your answer.

My Rights as an Employee

As a full-time employee in South Africa, you have rights in the workplace that can protect you against unlawful business practices and/or unfair dismissal. You are also obligated to adhere to your employee contract and its stipulations regarding conduct, work hours, and other agreed-upon terms between employer and employee. It is crucial to have a Labour Law expert in your corner. They can go over employee contracts before you sign them and ensure that everything is legal and above-board. They can also represent you in a legal dispute, ensuring that your case holds water.

Forget About the Legal Fees for a Moment

The majority of working-class employees in South Africa are reluctant to take legal action against their employers because they simply cannot afford the legal fees. If you earn more than R20 000 on a monthly income, we can provide our expert Labour Law services on a “no win, no fee” principle, contingent to our terms and conditions. Therefore, if you can take legal action after being unfairly dismissed or retrenched, you can forget about the legal fees for a moment and focus on your case.

Unfair Dismissals – Do I Have Legal Options?

Over the past year, South African businesses went through several changes to adapt to the new normal. As a result, some were unfairly dismissed from their positions in companies. With the unpredictable nature of South Africa’s Labour and Employment Laws, it can be difficult to determine if you have a case when you have been dismissed from your job. With us on your side, you can trust that our Labour Law experts can give you a clear understanding of your available legal options and whether you should pursue any legal action.

Allardyce & Partners Attorneys is your first choice when it comes to Labour and Employment Law experts in South Africa. Please contact us on 011 234 2125 or email us at for any legal assistance today.

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