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3 September 2015
Legal Briefs
 
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25 Aug 2015
 
 
The new International Arbitration Act
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
It is expected that the long awaited International Arbitration Act will be introduced in early 2016. This will remove the most formidable obstacle to the development of South Africa as a major...
 
 
18 Aug 2015
 
South Africa enters international arbitration stage
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
The Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) has announced the creation of the China Africa Joint Arbitration Centre Johannesburg (CAJAC) which will establish South Africa on the...
 
 
13 Aug 2015
 
Can parties settle disputes pending in other forums between themselves?
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
ISSUE Whether parties may settle disputes between them which are pending in other forums (for example pending High Court litigation) at the same time as settling a dismissal dispute which is before...
 
 
12 Aug 2015
 
Labour brokers and their clients: who is the employer?
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
ISSUE Who is the employer of an employee employed by a labour broker who has been performing services for a client of a labour broker for more than three months, and earns below the threshold (R205...
 
 
09 Jul 2015
 
The extension of the employer's right to engage in a lock out against employees who are not participating in a strike
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
SUMMARY Section 64 of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 (“LRA”), confers upon an employer the right to ‘lock out’.
 
 
07 Jul 2015
 
The Extension of the Employer's right to engage in lock out against employees
werksmans attorneys
Section 64 of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 (“LRA”), confers upon an employer the right to ‘lock out’. The right to lock out may be utilised by the employer in an offensive or a defensive...
 
 
06 Jul 2015
 
Code of Good Practice on Equal pay/remuneration for work of equal value
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
On 1 June 2015 the Minister of Labour published the Code of Good Practice on Equal Pay / Remuneration for Work of Equal Value (“the Code”) in terms of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (“EEA”)....
 
 
01 Jul 2015
 
The meaning of a hearing de novo in arbitration proceedings
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
Section 138 of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 accords the commissioner discretion to determine the matter and form of the proceedings in an unfair dismissal dispute. In terms of section 138...
 
 
 
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