Wake-up call for minority unions

On 18 May 2020, the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) overturned a decision by the Labour Court about procedurally unfairness. The LAC concluded that the employer

Using social media for legal purposes

We have become addicted to social media. We would be lost without it. It is where we share jokes, pictures and personal information, explode in

Resignation revisited once again!

After Naidoo and a fellow employee resigned from Standard Bank with immediate effect, they were told that the employer would continue with their disciplinary hearings

Resignation to Avoid the Chopping Block

The moot question as to whether an employer may lawfully proceed with and conclude disciplinary proceedings against an employee, post-resignation, before the end of the

WORDS CAN’T BE RETRACTED ONCE UTTERED

INTRODUCTION It doesn’t often happen that employment-related cases dominate the headlines for days on end, but the judgment in Chowan v Associated Motor Holdings (Pty)