Category: Inherent requirements

Human resource code: Equity policies and practices

Code of Good Practice An extremely important Code of Good Practice for human resource practitioners and all those in providing advice in the field of employment and labour law. Published in the Government Gazette on 4 August...

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Arbitrary grounds considered: Flagging in mining industry?

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Inherent job requirements: Discrimination on religious grounds

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Inherent job requirements: Disabled fire-fighter

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ILO Convention 111: Employment and Occupation Discrimination

South Africa ratified ILO Convention 111 on 5 March 1997 and it remains in force. The complete Convention is quoted below. These are some earlier posts referring to the Convention: Discrimination is prohibited: Finish and klaar...

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Differentiation or discrimination: SCA secretaries

This is not a fairy tale.  Once upon a time there were 13 secretaries working for the government in Bloemfontein.  Although employed by the State they each reported to a Judge of the SCA.  But the Judges only stayed in...

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Equality: Priests and inherent church requirements

D v Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa CCT 223/14 – to be argued in the Constitutional Court on 28 August 2015 – [media summary edited to protect personal privacy] “The following explanatory note...

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Inherent job requirements: Police sergeants

The Labour Appeal Court delivered an interesting judgment last week after hearing argument in October 2013 concerning alleged discrimination and unfair labour practices relating to promotion.    Some of the issues in the matter...

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Differentiation: inherent dance requirements

According to its website the New York Radio City Rockettes are “a celebrated world-class precision dance company that exemplifies extraordinary talent, athleticism, teamwork, and self-confidence.   Captivating New York City and...

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Age discrimination proved: damages and compensation

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