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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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Protecting racehorses considered : just or fair punishment?

Employment rights Employees have constitutional rights, which include the right neither to be unlawfully nor unfairly dismissed.  Lawfulness requires proof of gross misconduct before employers may dispense with reasonable notice...

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)

Virus practice code: Mining and Covid-19

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Protecting racehorses considered : just or fair punishment?

Employment rights Employees have constitutional rights, which include the right neither to be unlawfully nor unfairly dismissed.  Lawfulness requires proof of gross misconduct before employers may dispense with reasonable notice...

Protecting racehorses considered : just or fair punishment?

Employment rights Employees have constitutional rights, which include the right neither to be unlawfully nor unfairly dismissed.  Lawfulness requires proof of gross misconduct before employers may dispense with reasonable notice...

Support staff excluded: Beyond Council’s jurisdiction

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

Recognition agreement cancelled: Invalid union membership

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Strike ballot requirement: Strike not unprotected

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Protecting racehorses considered : just or fair punishment?

Employment rights Employees have constitutional rights, which include the right neither to be unlawfully nor unfairly dismissed.  Lawfulness requires proof of gross misconduct before employers may dispense with reasonable notice...

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

Unpaid employment benefits: Default judgment rejected

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Unpaid employment benefits: Default judgment rejected

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Mental health illness: Depression and discrimination

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Third party misconduct: Excluded from discrimination claim

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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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Valuing golf courses: Various methods discussed

De Zalze Golf Club v VAB: Stellenbosch Municipality The Club reviewed and set aside a decision made by the Valuation Appeal Board (VAB) for the Stellenbosch Municipality in the Club’s appeal against a valuation of its golf...

Other Topics

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  • Protection of Personal Information
  • Access to information

Valuing golf courses: Various methods discussed

De Zalze Golf Club v VAB: Stellenbosch Municipality The Club reviewed and set aside a decision made by the Valuation Appeal Board (VAB) for the Stellenbosch Municipality in the Club’s appeal against a valuation of its golf...

Subpoena duces tecum: Derived from LRA s142(1)(b)

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Interdicting broadcast refused: Access to information

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