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EMPLOYERS MUST PROVIDE DETAILS OF DISCIPLINARY CHARGES

Section 186 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) gives every employee the right not to be unfairly dismissed or to be subjected to unfair labour practices. Schedule 8 of the LRA provides that “The employee should be entitled to a reasonable time to prepare the response.

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Court grapples with competing equity claims


Labour Appeal Court (LAC) on Friday gave its approval to an employment equity plan that justified the promotion of an African policeman over an Indian policeman, despite the Indian policeman being scored higher by a selection panel.

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Liberian job-seeker who was told “we don’t employ non-South Africans” wins CCMA case

A Liberian man was told just two-minutes into a job interview for a call-centre job in Cape Town that “Our company does not employ non-South African,” has been awarded compensation of R5,000 after taking his case to the CCMA.

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Solidarity launches cyber trade union for the modern world of work

Solidarity launched its new cyber trade union, Solidarity World, at the Atterbury theatre in Pretoria.

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Unisa undecided about contract workers

University of South Africa (Unisa) has yet to decide on the way forward with regard to about 2,000 jobs that are affected by the new Labour Relations Amendment Act.  

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