Category: Topics

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

Latest

Genuine operational requirements: Alternative postings offered

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,...

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.

  • ERelations (LRL 1)
  • Statutes (LRL 2)-work
  • Resolving disputes (LRL 3)
  • Organisations (LRL 4)

Labour law developments: South Africa since 1981

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,...

Genuine operational requirements: Alternative postings offered

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,...

Genuine operational requirements: Alternative postings offered

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,...

Political protest action: Labour court lacks jurisdiction

CCI SA (Pty) Ltd v ANC Youth League How to determine jurisdiction and whether trade union or strike action was involved or simply political protest action? “[28] What is different in this matter is that as much as the...

  • Collective Bargain (LRL 5)
  • Power plays (LRL 6)
  • WP Forums (LRL 7)
  • Termination (LRL 8)

Collective settlement agreement: Termination by 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,...

Political protest action: Labour court lacks jurisdiction

CCI SA (Pty) Ltd v ANC Youth League How to determine jurisdiction and whether trade union or strike action was involved or simply political protest action? “[28] What is different in this matter is that as much as the...

Workplace forums considered: Strike ballots and picketing

Two technical task teams are working on these issues. The parties last met about two weeks ago and talks were moving rapidly.  On Tuesday Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel told MPs that strike ballots and picketing...

Genuine operational requirements: Alternative postings offered

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,...

  • Practices (LRL 9)
  • BCEA 1997 (LRL 10)
  • Discrimination (LRL 11)
  • Employ Equity (LRL 12)

Performance management policy: Backdating and misrepresentation

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,...

Commission bonus considered: Amendment not agreed

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,...

Discriminatory hate speech: Hurtful harassment

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,...

Proportionate pay differentiation: Length of service?

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,...

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,

Latest

Disclosure of personal records: Need to redact?

Montrose Mews Body Corporate v Moela NO Does PAIA apply to application by BC member ito Management Rule 26(2) for disclosure of personal records? “22 In sum, it would be truly perverse to encumber specific statutory rights...

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.

  • All
  • Personal Information
  • Access to information

Common law development: Good faith negotiations?

Glowing Rooms (Pty) Ltd v Levin NO (Woodlands Trust) Have ‘good faith’ and ‘fairness’ been elevated to substantive rules in ongoing development of common law? “[23] In our present contractual...

Business email compromise: Wrongful and negligent?

H v ENS Inc In context of BEC (business email compromise) when should the law recognise a legal duty of care when invoices are sent for payment? [131] The interests of the defendant as well as the society demand that a legal...

Abusing IT policy: Sharing passwords unlawfully

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,...