July 6, 2022

Is depression a ground for discrimination?

In a matter of Legal Aid South Africa v Jansen, the Labour Appeal Court had to decide whether the Employer’s decision to dismiss Mr Jansen, who […]
December 10, 2021

Resigning with immediate effect, or not?

Employees often consider to immediately terminate their employment relationship due to a new opportunity arising or to avoid responsibility when faced with disciplinary procedures. Employment relationships are governed by an […]
November 17, 2021

Getting technical with disciplinary hearings

When an employer institutes a disciplinary hearing against an employee, the employee is entitled to know and understand the nature of the charge(s) against him/her. As […]
May 20, 2021

Employment contract and the validity of additional instruction

It often happens that employers give instructions to employees that do not form part of their usual routine. This article will briefly discuss whether employees are obliged to execute all instructions […]
March 17, 2021

The importance of contract renewal after expiry of fixed-term contracts

In Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries v Teto and Others,1 the Labour Appeal Court (“LAC”) considered whether the termination of employees initially engaged on fixed-term contracts constituted a dismissal on […]
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