Category: Basic Conditions (LRL 10)

Security clearance denied: Termination of employment

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Employment contractual breach: Jurisdiction of high court

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Damages not proved: Breach of employment contract

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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...

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Substantial damages awarded: Fixed-term salary

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Labour laws promulgated: Acts which commenced recently

For ease of reference the labour laws promulgated recently with the dates of commencement are provided herewith. BASIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT AMENDMENT ACT NO. 7 of 2018 [ASSENTED TO 23 NOVEMBER 2018] [DATE OF COMMENCEMENT: 1...

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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...

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Interdicting pay deductions: No work no pay principle

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Managing human resources: Outsourcing services not work

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Cost to company: Calculation of commission

Emetonjor v Kintetsu World Express SA (Pty) Ltd   Unusual contractual claim in the labour court for payment of a performance bonus based on commission calculated on the cost to company but the period was in dispute and Steenkamp...

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Nine important questions: Knowledge and understanding

From time to time we receive some general questions and these nine important questions and the answers should assist in resolving some common misperceptions about the practical application of labour law. It often happens that...

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