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We currently focus on all aspects of the topic of labour relations law or the world of work. This is sometimes referred to as labour law, employment law, industrial relations law or work law.

Labour Relations

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Precautionary suspension considered: No right to be heard

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Judgments categorised by Chapters of the Labour Relations Law Textbook

The number in brackets refers to the chapters in the textbook Labour Relations Law: A Comprehensive Guide and in effect annotates and updates those chapters. This enables you to work from the textbook and source the latest case law concerning the relevant chapters.

  • Employment Relations (LRL 1)
  • Statutes (LRL 2) - work law
  • Dispute Resolution (LRL 3)
  • Organisations (LRL 4)

Delayed disciplinary process: Inordinate delay is unfair

Stokwe v MEC: Department of Education, Eastern Cape According to the constitutional court a delayed disciplinary process could mean that senior management acted unfairly even if the reason for dismissal was valid and fair.  From...

Demarcation award reviewed: judicial deference required

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  • Collective Bargaining (LRL 5)
  • Power plays (LRL 6)
  • Workplace Forums (LRL 7)
  • Termination (LRL 8)

Demarcation award reviewed: judicial deference required

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Effective dispute resolution: Union membership verification

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Settlement agreement enforced: Public interest served

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  • Labour practices (LRL 9)
  • Basic Conditions (LRL 10)
  • Discrimination (LRL 11)
  • Employment Equity (LRL 12)

Precautionary suspension considered: No right to be heard

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Fairness implies validity: Look back and then forward

It is axiomatic that fairness implies validity because otherwise employees could be dismissed for reasons that actually have nothing to do with the enterprise itself. Click for a good example of invalidity So assuming employees...

Voluntary severance package: Refusal to re-appoint rational

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Voluntary severance package: Refusal to re-appoint rational

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Judgments on community housing schemes

Given the importance of land, housing and sectional titles the scope of GilesFiles has been extended to cover this rapidly developing topic. Not all those cases are reported in the usual law reports and this means you will be able to search for them and access them.

Community schemes,

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Legitimate expectation test: Derogation in property value

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Other Topics

We also categorise judgments according to the extra topics below but we do not currently cover all judgments and therefore we make them available for no charge.

  • Privacy
  • Protection of Personal Information
  • Access to information
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