Co-authored by Heidi Davis

In a recent decision, the Labour Appeal Court (LAC), has clarified the jurisdiction of the Labour Court (the LC) in dealing with unlawful conduct during strikes.

The LAC upheld the Labour Court’s decision that section 68(1)(b) covers compensation for any unlawful conduct during a strike, whether the strike is protected or

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the rights of an employer to insist on the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) despite religious objections. For COVID-19 protection, such equipment may include masks, gloves, goggles, face shields, and other forms of protective gear. Ordinarily, the failure to adhere to an employers’ reasonable PPE requirements