It appears that permission has been given to Cosatu to embark upon another strike which will once again affect businesses in an incredibly negative manner. The 30th April is a Monday following on all the public holidays merely giving people a reason to take an extra long weekend i.e. from Thursday evening the 26th April 2012 until Tuesday evening the 1st May 2012. Cosatu has fortuitously chosen the day in between creating an absurd situation [...]

2014-11-26T09:09:31+00:00 April 24th, 2012|


In an interesting case, Foschini Group vs Maidi & Others in the Labour Appeal Court, Judge of Appeal Revelas found that all the employees were fairly dismissed in the circumstances where the Company found that it had a massive stock loss.  The staff said the store was broken into the previous night; however, there was no sign of forced entry.  The Company argued that the stock loss rate was just over 28% and all the [...]

2017-03-09T08:19:21+00:00 April 1st, 2012|