Num v Black Mountain Mining (Pty) Ltd (CA22/2012) [2014] ZALAC 78 (10 December 2014) per Francis AJA [Waglay JP and Dlodlo AJA concurring]

LAC Summary: Dismissal for operational requirements – employer dismissing employee based on commercial and economic reasons – Labour Court upholding dismissal – appeal – evidence showing that employer employing contractors to do employee’s job – employer not considering alternative to dismissal – employer’s commercial and economic reason for dismissal unjustifiable.