Virtual hearings are here to stay

This is the fourth and last article that looks at reasons to proceed virtually. The first article summarised responses from the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) and the High Court. The second article recorded what the Labour Court had to say when a union refused to participate in remote consultations. The third article looked at […]

Virtual consultations are valid

This is the second of four articles that look at what happens when parties refuse to participate virtually. In this, the second article, we take a look at what happens when parties refuse to participate virtually in retrenchment consultations. We look at what the Labour Court had to say when FAWU claimed procedural unfairness when […]

Virtual hearing may proceed without parties opposed to it

This is the first of four articles that looks at what happens when parties refuse to participate virtually. This, the first article, summarises responses from the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) and the High Court. The second article records what the Labour Court had to say when a union refused to participate in remote consultations. […]

Working virtually is liberating

Despite the many downsides brought by the lockdown, the most important upside is probably the fact that it has liberated us from the old 8 to 5 routine – being chained to the workplace, or looking for parking to attend to business obligations outside of the office. Since the start of the lockdown on 27 […]