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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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Aussie Uber contractors: No employment relationship

Aussie Uber contractors: According to a recent report in Accountancy Daily an Australian court has ruled that Uber drivers should be treated as contractors for tax and employment purposes and not as employees.  This is a...

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)

Aussie Uber contractors: No employment relationship

Aussie Uber contractors: According to a recent report in Accountancy Daily an Australian court has ruled that Uber drivers should be treated as contractors for tax and employment purposes and not as employees.  This is a...

Aussie Uber contractors: No employment relationship

Aussie Uber contractors: According to a recent report in Accountancy Daily an Australian court has ruled that Uber drivers should be treated as contractors for tax and employment purposes and not as employees.  This is a...

Expeditious dispute resolution: Rule 11 application granted

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Trade union deregistration: AMCU and official notification

On 24 April 2019 the Registrar of Labour Relations gave notice of the intention to cancel the registration of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) and called for written representations within 60 days as...

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

Majoritarianism principle highlighted: Extending agreements

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Locking out lawfully: Enforced beyond protected strike

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Aussie Uber contractors: No employment relationship

Aussie Uber contractors: According to a recent report in Accountancy Daily an Australian court has ruled that Uber drivers should be treated as contractors for tax and employment purposes and not as employees.  This is a...

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

Denied scarcity allowance: Employer’s conduct not unfair

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Aussie Uber contractors: No employment relationship

Aussie Uber contractors: According to a recent report in Accountancy Daily an Australian court has ruled that Uber drivers should be treated as contractors for tax and employment purposes and not as employees.  This is a...

Genuine pay differentials: A simple fix required

Garbage in and out It is said that ‘garbage in, is garbage out’ and we are in real danger of not measuring genuine pay differentials. Employers are currently being forced to report wages paid to employees at seven...

Genuine pay differentials: A simple fix required

Garbage in and out It is said that ‘garbage in, is garbage out’ and we are in real danger of not measuring genuine pay differentials. Employers are currently being forced to report wages paid to employees at seven...

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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Aussie Uber contractors: No employment relationship

Aussie Uber contractors: According to a recent report in Accountancy Daily an Australian court has ruled that Uber drivers should be treated as contractors for tax and employment purposes and not as employees.  This is a...

Aussie Uber contractors: No employment relationship

Aussie Uber contractors: According to a recent report in Accountancy Daily an Australian court has ruled that Uber drivers should be treated as contractors for tax and employment purposes and not as employees.  This is a...