GilesFiles Insights

On this page, we provide our insights about the latest judgments. We share our thoughts and make connections between them.

Covid-19 lawyers chastised: Deprived of fees

Administrator of Dr J S Moroka Municipality v Kubheka COVID-19 Lawyers chastised for failing to produce the necessary permits ito the regulations and directives which caused the acting judge to deny them their fees and charges and ordered the registrar to report the...

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Copyrighting computer program: Disputed authorship

Bergh v Agricultural Research Council Copyrighting computer program and decided that the provision of 'functional requirements and a periodic review of progress being made in the development of the program and testing it finally to see if it met its purpose, without...

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Teaching hospitals agreement: Scarce skills allowance

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Scarce skills allowance: Award set aside

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Trade union affairs: Registrar to investigate

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RICA saga continues: ConCourt hearing

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CCMA Rules amended: Effective from March 1, 2020

Amended CCMA Rules Amended CCMA Rules have been published in the Government Gazette and take effect on March 1, 2020 and are repeated here in final form for easy reference.  There are not many changes and they are high-lighted in this post. Note: Shepstone &...

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Protectable interests examined: Unrealistic threat?

Truworths Ltd v de Bruyn Protectable interests examined and high court decided that while the skills and experience developed as a buyer while in the employ of Truworths will be of practical benefit to adidas under her new employment they are personal to her, and "not...

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Demarcation award appeal: Creating enterprise groups

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