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The cost of an hour's strike
An hour's unprotected strike in 2010 led to employees' dismissal. 7 years later the LAC in SACCAWU obo Mokebe & Others v Pick 'n Pay Retailers has ordered their retrospective reinstatement. This case is an interesting case study.   [Read more]

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Applying for jobs in restructuring
SA Breweries v Louw (LAC) had to decide the fairness of a restructuring exercise that required existing employees to apply and compete for jobs in the new structure.
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Bias and inconsistency
The LAC in Grindrod Logistics v SATAWU obo Kgwele & Others gives guidance on how allegations of bias and inconsistency are to be judged.
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Does the LRA cover illegal and invalid dismissals?
The LAC in James & Another v Eskom Holdings & Others had to consider whether the LRA extended protection to cover unlawful (as opposed to unfair) dismissals.
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