Labour Law in a Nutshell

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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THIRD PARTY DISMISSAL: What if a client demands a contractor to remove an employee?

THIRD PARTY DISMISSAL: What if a client instructs a contractor to remove one its employees? Businesses tend to focus on their core functions and outsource...
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DIFFERENCE or DISCRIMINATION: When does different treatment become discrimination? 

DIFFERENCE or DISCRIMINATION: When does different treatment become discrimination?  Individual Dignity Discrimination afflicts our society and workplaces in myriad ways. It reveals itself in obvious...
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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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