labour court

Knowing where to shop?

“Does your case belong in this court?” This question, when posed by a Judge, has the potential to strike fear into the hearts of even the most seasoned practitioners.  Practitioners and litigants who have not properly acquainted themselves with the relevant provisions of the Labour Relations Act (LRA), Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) and Constitution are often very confused as to the scope of matters over which the Labour Court carries exclusive jurisdiction and those in relation to which it has concurrent jurisdiction with the High Court.

Costs order a lesson about 'frivolous' Covid-19 claims - labour court

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South Africa's National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) brought a case to the labour court last week that is important for several reasons, not least because of crucial allegations raised - and dismissed - about the availability of crucial protection for health workers at the frontline of the country's battle against Covid-19.

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