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Click here to download registration forms for 16 November 2018: Emperors Palace: Convention Centre 

 

 

 

 

Price:  

  • R 2890-00 (incl. Vat) per delegate

  • Price include comprehensive summaries of judgments and catering/ refreshments 

 

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Amongst others the following judgments will be discussed-

 

Rustenburg Platinum Mine v SAEWA obo Bester and Others (CCT127/17) [2018] ZACC 13; (2018) 39 ILJ 1503 (CC); 2018 (8) BCLR 951 (CC); [2018] 8 BLLR 735 (CC); 2018 (5) SA 78 (CC)

Referring to a fellow employee as a “swart man” — test for whether words are derogatory and racist is objective

 

Assign Services (Pty) Limited v National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and Others (CCT194/17) [2018] ZACC 22; [2018] 9 BLLR 837 (CC); (2018) 39 ILJ 1911 (CC)

Temporary employment services — placed workers deemed employees of the client — section supports the sole employer interpretation

 

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others v Prince; National Director of Public Prosecutions and Others v Rubin; National Director of Public Prosecutions and Others v Acton and Others [2018] ZACC 30 (Cannabis judgment)

The judgment deals with the constitutionality of the prohibition and criminalisation of the use of cannabis by adult persons in their private dwellings

 

Adila Chowan v Associated Motor Holdings, Imperial Group and M Lamberti (22142/16)

Employment equity and the management of a protected disclosure by the senior employee, Ms Chowan, regarding her unfair treatment in the workplace relative to promotion and career advancement. It also deals with issues pertaining to the overlapping jurisdiction of the High Court and the Labour Court, which is still a contentious issue.

 

National Transport Movement (NTM) and Others v Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa Limited (PRASA) (JA43/16) [2017] ZALAC 71; [2018] 2 BLLR 141 (LAC); (2018) 39 ILJ 560 (LAC)

Dismissal based on derivative misconduct – union embarking on protected strike to assert organisation rights – employer’s train coaches burning down

 

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) obo Nganezi and Others v Dunlop Mixing and Technical Services (Pty) Ltd and Others (DA16/2016) [2018] ZALAC 19

Derivative misconduct – employer dismissing its entire workforce for strike-related misconduct

 

Profibre Products (Pty) Ltd v Govindsami (J1448/18) [2018] ZALCJHB 240

An application to enforce restraint undertakings furnished by the respondent to the applicant in terms of a contract of employment.

 

Bester v Selfmed Medical Scheme (C171/2015) [2018] ZALCCT 25

Payment of accrued leave pay

 

Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited v UASA obo Pietersen and Others (JR641/2016) [2018] ZALCJHB 72; (2018) 39 ILJ 1330 (LC)

Misconduct related to sexual harassment

 

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) and Others v Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited and Others (JA23/2017) [2018] ZALCJHB 208

Constitutionality of sections 189(1)(a)(c) and 23(1)(d) of the LRA –employer entering into a retrenchment agreement with representative union and agreement extended to minority union in terms of section 23(1)(d)

 

Jansen v Legal Aid South Africa (JA121/2014) [2018] ZALCCT 17; (2018) 39 ILJ 2024 (LC)

A dismissal of an employee who suffers from a mental condition

 

Labour Appeal Court (LAC) in Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development v C J C Myburgh and Others (JA 46/15)

Labour Court making a settlement agreement an order of court

 

Pick n Pay (Bloemgate) V Rampai No & Others (LC) unreported case no JR 108/15

The employee, was dismissed for gross negligence arising from till shortages

 

Assmang (Pty) Ltd (Black Rock Mine) v Markram (unreported case no. JR 2496/15

Securing employment by providing false evidence to an employer

 

 

 

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Case Law Summaries and Articles

 

Can employees be dismissed for refusing to accept new terms and conditions of employment?

Can an employer dismiss employees because they refuse to agree to a change to their terms and conditions of employment? An initial answer may be, “yes”.

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Escape route: “Resignation with immediate effect”

The latest case in the ‘disciplining employees who have resigned with immediate effect’ saga has brought about more uncertainty as to whether an employee who resigns with immediate effect shortly before a disciplinary hearing can avoid disciplinary action and subsequent dismissal.

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Freedom of expression or incitement to commit an offence? A constitutional challenge

On 4 July 2019, the North Gauteng High Court handed down judgment in the case of The EFF and other v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and other (87638/2017 and 45666/2017) in which the EFF and Julius Malema (the applicants) sought to have s18(2)(b) of the Riotous Assemblies Act, No 17 of 1956 (Riotous Act) declared unconstitutional.

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Consolidated, comprehensive or general final written warnings

Regarding dismissal, according to the Code of Good Practice, “the courts have endorsed the concept of corrective or progressive discipline. This approach regards the purpose of discipline as a means for employees to know and understand what standards are required of them.

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