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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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Gross misconduct found: Covid-19 related reality

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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)

Gross misconduct found: Covid-19 related reality

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Gross misconduct found: Covid-19 related reality

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Unlawful agreement concluded: Invalid and not binding

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

Staying arbitration process: Exceptional circumstances

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Gross misconduct found: Covid-19 related reality

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

Medical benefits capped: legitimate commercial rationale

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Impugning human dignity: Discrimination or differentiation

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Recruitment age discrimination: Differentiation justified

SA Navy v Tebeila Institute of Leadership, Education, Governance and Training In allowing the appeal the SCA in dealing with recruitment and alleged upper age discrimination referred to the policy which explains that the defence...

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 housing schemes,

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Just and equitable: Meaning in different contexts

Dawson v Sidney on Vaal CPA Without reaching a decision or making a finding the high court pointed out that the applicant had failed to establish that it would be just and equitable to place the first respondent under the...

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.

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  • Protection of Personal Information
  • Access to information

Developing common law: Paying in instalments?

MEC: Health, Gauteng Provincial Government v PN Developing common law in at least two respects considered by the constitutional court and allowed an appeal and decided that the power to develop the common law arose under...

Privacy rights confirmed: Surveillance and interception?

AmaBhungane CIJ NPC v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Privacy rights confirmed by constitutional court and pointed out that state agencies are empowered to “gather, correlate, evaluate and analyse” intelligence and...

Forensic investigation report: Disclosure and legal privilege

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