Posts tagged with ‘case law’

  • The Employers Guide to: Strikes and Its Remedies

    In terms of Section 23 of the South African Constitution the right to strike is unrestricted. Like any right in…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Temporary employment – what’s changed for employers and labour brokers?

    On 26 July 2018 at 10h00, the Constitutional Court handed down judgment in an application for leave to appeal against…

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  • Getting Smart with Constructive Dismissals

    A constructive dismissal is defined as a situation in the workplace created by the employer, which renders the employment relationship…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Determining if something is racist or derogatory

    Everybody should know by now that the use of racist and or derogatory language in the workplace could cost you…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Dismissal for insubordination – a case study

    The contract of employment is a reciprocal contract. This means that one promise is made in exchange for another, and…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Repair, Replace or Refund – who’s choice is it?

    The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) was introduced to the consumer community in 2011, notwithstanding the phenomenon that 7 years later,…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Racist language in the workplace – a case study

    The Constitutional Court of South Africa recently held that referring to a colleague as a “swart man” was racist and…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • The employers guide to: Discovery during disciplinary hearings

    It is common cause that the employer, as a general rule, does not have a duty to discover certain documents…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • Misconduct during a disciplinary hearing – what now?

    Can an employee be dismissed for serious misconduct committed during a disciplinary hearing? A case study: The Labour Appeal Court…

    by Chante Hobbs
  • The importance of having a social media policy in the workplace

    With the explosion of social media, challenging obligations and responsibilities can be created. Employees can express themselves about literally anything,…

    by Chante Hobbs