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UNFAIR DISMISSALS AND THE CCMA – REGULATION IN DISCIPLINE

unfair dismissals

The majority of matters referred to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation & Arbitration (“CCMA”) relates to unfair dismissals of employees. As labour attorneys, we often deal with these matters and have the privilege of evaluating the actions of the employer. As they say: “hindsight is a perfect science”, and in these cases, the employer’s actions are compared to very…

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What are the legal consequences of threats and violence?

threats and voilence

Composure is vital in the Spur of the moment Social media and news outlets alike have once again been oversaturated with an unpleasant narrative: the unnecessary spat that unfolded in a family restaurant at The Glen. Since the ordeal, various opinions have been voiced over social media platforms sympathizing with either of the two parties involved, as well as…

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Social media and the South African law – 5 things you need to know

Social media is everywhere. According to We Are Social & Hootsuite’s ongoing Global Digital series, there are currently 3.028 billion social media users around the world. Social media has made its way into almost every aspect of our lives and has become one of the most prominent forms of communication. But one Facebook post, one Tweet or one Pin…

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