Labour relations judgments

There is a never-ending stream of judgments on 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. Subscribe to access all judgments in this topic.

Labour judgments in 2020 alone

Latest labour relations judgments

Interim reinstatement refused: Temporary employment?

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1988 LRA amendments: Sure recipe for conflict

Looking back on the 1988 LRA amendments there is little doubt that when the former government accepted the recommendations of the Wiehahn Commission in 1979 they failed to understand the nature and effect of what changes to the employment and labour laws would entail....

Labour market features: Balancing conflicting interests

On 14 July 1994 the then Minister of Labour, Tito Mboweni, delivered a  speech to the Labour Law Conference in Durban entitled "The New Labour Market: Prospects for Accommodation and Conflict" and explained the features of the labour market that were being proposed by...

Lockout lawful protected: Pilots and business rescue

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Unlawful agreement concluded: Invalid and not binding

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Union authorised picket: Gatherings Act inapplicable

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Concurrent jurisdiction considered: Unlawful employment termination?

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Important mitigating factors: Principle of progressive discipline

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Senior management restructured: Valid fair dismissal reason

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Replacement workers lawful: Response to suspended strike

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