Category: 2013 and earlier

Resignation meaning: Act differs from notice period

Resignation, or notice to terminate, is not the same as the period of notice.  An employee’s failure to provide the contractual notice period does not affect the legality of the resignation itself. Lottering v Stellenbosch...

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Workplace thresholds: Interdict re collective agreement

For subscribers only Whilst some judgment summaries are available to all, this judgment summary is reserved for subscribers only. If you are already a subscriber, you can login to see this judgment summary. If you cannot login,...

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Collective bargaining or legalised cartel

Bowman Gilfillan director and labour law specialist John Brand says he believes that bargaining councils are in a crisis as it is questionable whether many still cover a majority of their industries.   A legal blow against the...

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Neasa v Minister of Labour – JR3062/11 (LC)

Further to the recent post Breaking news – Minister’s extension of MEIBC agreement set aside it has now been possible to obtain a copy of the actual Labour Court judgement but not in a format that could be ‘posted’...

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Breaking news – Minister’s extension of MEIBC agreement set aside

On 23 September 2011 the Minster of Labour published a notice in the Government Gazette purporting to extend the collective agreement concluded by MEIBC to various non-parties.   NEASA applied to the Labour Court to have the...

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