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Commuting Time vs Labour Time

Recently a European court has ruled that the time you spend travelling to work and back can be now be counted as actual work. The court ruled that train and bus delays, overly full carriages, traffic jams and the like, are just some of the things commuters have to put... read more

National COSATU Strike – 7 October 2016

COSATU has announced a one-day National Strike on Friday, 7 October 2016. The strike will constitute a protected protest action, as COSATU has complied with Section 77 of the Labour Relations Act, as confirmed by NEDLAC. Section 77, as mentioned above, provides for... read more

Deviations from Disciplinary Codes

The Labour Court recently had the opportunity to determine whether a deviation from an employers’ disciplinary code renders the subsequent disciplinary proceedings unfair. In Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union and others vs South African... read more