Publications

Hogan Lovells Publications

Unfair discrimination-speak

Equal pay for equal work – When is the discrimination unfair?

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Can an employee who is headhunted and then retrenched cry unfair?

Very often an employee who was headhunted, rises as a defence that he be insulated from a retrenchment process. At face value, this seems like a fair objection. Is it really? While...

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How important is the first statutory consultation notice to employees?

Human resources practitioners are often called upon to advise and lead employee consultation in a business restructure. Sometimes, a legal review of the statutory consultation notice issued ...

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Is a decision taken by the board that a restructure is to occur manifestly unfair?

This question arises frequently in practice. In October 2018 the Labour Appeal Court had occasion to consider the issue in the matter of South Africa Commercial Catering and Allied Workers...

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The changing workplace

On 21 August 2018 we held an employment law seminar for our clients.

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Constitutional Court judgment - Assign Services/NUMSA

The Constitutional Court handed down judgment today in which the court has interpreted s198A(3)(b) to support the sole employer interpretation. This means post three months, the client is...

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Change is as good as… the 2017 LRA Amendments

To address violence and prolonged strikes in the context of Constitutional rights and to find ways of strengthening and promoting collective bargaining in South Africa, the Labour Relations ...

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Employment law articles on sexual harassment in the workplace

Sexual harassment has recently been making headlines with revelations from the USA, Europe and parts of Asia. This is a scourge in the modern workplace and deserves attention in being...

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