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27 May 2017
10 Jan 2017
Time is of the essence in labour disputes
Time is of the essence when dealing with labour disputes and litigants should be mindful that they need to treat these disputes with urgency. The Labour Court in Johannesburg has recently...
12 Aug 2016
Retaining your victory after arbitration: useful tips for employers
An employer should realise that an arbitration award in its favour is not necessarily the end of the matter. Trade unions and employees may elect to review the award before the Labour Court....
14 Jul 2016
A reasonable error of law?
As the saying goes, “an arbitrator has the right to be wrong”. However an adaptation is required when it comes to CCMA arbitration. As the landmark Sidumo case (Sidumo v Rustenburg Platinum Mines...
Invaluable Book Released for Labour Law Practitioners
The Labour Court roll is dominated by review applications. A review application is the result of a party’s unhappiness with the award from the CCMA or bargaining council. The disgruntled party’s...
12 Dec 2014
The Labour Relations Amendment Act will take effect on 1 January 2015
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
On 1 January 2015 the Labour Relations Amendment Act (No.6 of 2014) (LRAA) will take effect, with the exception of s37(c), and South African businesses will have to comply with the new obligations...
02 Apr 2014
SA: Statement by Solidarity, trade union, states that appointment policy will deny workers’ voice in choice of provisional liquidators (02/04/2014)
Solidarity today has expressed its satisfaction following an interdict granted by the Western Cape High Court last Friday, staying the implementation of the new appointment policy of provisional...
09 Oct 2013
Security provisions in LRA amendments
werksmans attorney
Introduction The Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (“LRA”) will soon be amended by the promulgation of the Labour Relations Amendment Bill (“the Bill”).[1] One of the significant changes the Bill...
26 Aug 2013
Labour Relations Amendment Bill adopted by the National Assembly
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The Labour Relations Amendment Bill (LRAB) was adopted by the National Assembly in Parliament on 20 August 2013.  According to labour lawyers at  Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr business law firm, this Bill...
19 Feb 2013
NDMA: Statement by the National Debt Mediation Association, reports a 60% increase in mediation cases for the fourth quarter of 2012 (19/02/2013)
The National Debt Mediation Association (NDMA) saw a 60% increase in requests for mediation during the fourth quarter of 2012, from 538 cases in the third quarter to 1352 cases in the last quarter....

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