Labour Law in a Nutshell

EXCEPTIONS: Labour Court takes strong exception to an Exception

EXCEPTIONS: Labour Court takes strong exception to an Exception The purpose of an Exception is to object to a defect in the opposing party’s pleadings....
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DOUBLE DIPPING: Can an employee claim compensation for unfair dismissal and unfair discrimination in the same case?

DOUBLE DIPPING: Can an employee claim compensation for unfair dismissal and unfair discrimination in the same case? The Labour Court[1] recently confirmed that the two...
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SHOP STEWARD MISCONDUCT – Where do you draw the line between a shop steward’s duties as a union representative and duties as an employee?

SHOP STEWARD MISCONDUCT – Where do you draw the line between a shop steward’s duties as a union representative and duties as an employee? There’s...
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REINSTATE OR COMPENSATE? Will it be impractical to order reinstatement because an unfairly dismissed employee behaved badly in the arbitration?

REINSTATE OR COMPENSATE? Will it be impractical to order reinstatement because an unfairly dismissed employee behaved badly in the arbitration? The primary remedy for an...
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NO! TO NO-HOPE CASES: Labour Court on a mission to stop hopeless cases from clogging up the system.

NO! TO NO-HOPE CASES: Labour Court on a mission to stop hopeless cases from clogging up the system.      The CCMA is swamped with an...
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HAND-BRAKE ON STRIKES: What do you do if a strike goes on for too long and becomes violent?

HAND-BRAKE ON STRIKES: What do you do if a strike goes on for too long and becomes violent? Purpose of strikes The purpose of a...
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Patrick Deale

Patrick has worked in law and alternative dispute resolution for 25 years in a wide range of industries and sectors. As a senior legal executive for a listed company, he gained first-hand experience of the issues business managers and employees deal with day-to-day.

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