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Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court
Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by courtArticle

Is it fair to dismiss an employee who came to work, knowing that he was exposed to Covid-19? Absolutely, said the Labour Court in a recent judgment...

Johan Botes 5 May 2021

CCMA rules to reinstate employee dismissed for absence without permission
CCMA rules to reinstate employee dismissed for absence without permissionArticle

The CCMA recently reinstated an employee who took leave without permission during the Covid-19 lockdown, in a ruling which delivers an important lesson for other employers...

Mpumelelo Nxumalo, Nivaani Moodley, Shane Johnson and Kgololego Pooe 12 Apr 2021

Should reinstatement always be awarded after unfair dismissal?
Should reinstatement always be awarded after unfair dismissal?Article

The Labour Appeal Court recently had to consider whether reinstatement must always be awarded where a dismissal is found to be substantively unfair, in the case of Afgen (Pty) Ltd v Ziqubu (2019)...

Jacques van Wyk 14 Aug 2019

Adhering to time frames in new Practice Manual a must
Adhering to time frames in new Practice Manual a mustArticle

The Practice Manual of the Labour Court of South Africa came into effect on 2 April 2013. Since it has been in effect for over a year, it comes as no surprise that its enforceability has been considered by the Labour Court.

Shane Johnson 2 Jun 2014

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