TRUST AT THE TOP: Can a Board of Directors skip the disciplinary procedure and use a fast-track procedure to dismiss a CEO when they believe the trust relationship has broken down? This possibility of such a novel procedure emerged in the Labour Court in October. The CEO applied to court for an urgent interdict to…
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It’s tough to lose a case in arbitration – especially if you were convinced you’d win. You’re convinced the arbitrator got it wrong and you’re thinking about taking it on review to the Labour Court. If you do, you’ll be in for the long haul – about two years, six figure legal costs and no...
SHOP STEWARD MISCONDUCT – Where do you draw the line between a shop steward’s duties as a union representative and duties as an employee?
SHOP STEWARD MISCONDUCT – Where do you draw the line between a shop steward’s duties as a union representative and duties as an employee? There’s a built-in conflict between the two roles so it’s often difficult to clearly define exactly where the line lies. As an employee, the shop steward has a duty to submit...
DOUBLE DIPPING: Can an employee claim compensation for unfair dismissal and unfair discrimination in the same case?
DOUBLE DIPPING: Can an employee claim compensation for unfair dismissal and unfair discrimination in the same case? The Labour Court recently confirmed that the two types of claims can indeed be made in the same case. The case concerned an employee who was dismissed by ABSA for gross misconduct. An internal enquiry had found her...