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Double jeopardy - when is it fair to rehear a case?
The LAC in Mahlakoane v South African Revenue Service had to consider whether, if new evidence comes to light after a hearing, is it unfair to reconvene another hearing?
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Cost orders in the labour courts
The Concourt in Zungu v Premier of the Province of KZN & Others provides guidelines as to when our courts should grant cost orders in labour matters.
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Uber drivers: employees or independent contractors?
The LC recently in Uber SA Technology Services v NUPSAW & Others reviewed an arbitration award that found that Uber drivers were employees for the purposes of the LRA.
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Non-renewal of fixed-term contracts a retrenchment?
In the light of s198B of the LRA, the LAC in NUMSA obo Members v Transnet had to decide whether the non renewal of 3000 fixed term contracts constituted a retrenchment.
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Interns & Learners - are they employees?
In his article, Prof Alan Rycroft paints the legal picture as to whether interns, learners and other similar persons acquire the protection afforded employees under SA labour legislation.
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