Labour Edge

LabourEdge is the sharp edge of labour law, human resources and employee relations.

It is designed by the SALLR team to assist busy practitioners when the boundaries of their knowledge, skills and insight are being challenged. On an ongoing basis, the latest developments are identified so that you can stay ahead of the game. Well-researched solutions are provided that will save you the time and effort slogging through periodicals, opinions, judgments, awards and publications.

Article 47/2021

Which principles govern breaches of contracts in the employment sphere?

Article 46/2021

How did the labour court recently, in Jacobson v Vitalab (2019) 30 SALLR 175 (LC), interpret s187(1)(c) of the LRA dealing with the refusal to accept a demand?

Article 45/2021

With reference to Jacobson v Vitalab (2019) 30 SALLR 175 (LC), what is the test to be met to succeed in raising an exception:

Article 44/2021

What are the consequences of disavowal clauses?

Article 43/2021

What is the non-exhaustive list of factors to be taken into account to determine whether or not an employee has a reasonable expectation of renewal?

Article 42/2021

Once an employee discharged the onus of proving a dismissal, what is the content of the onus on the employer?

Article 41/2021

Does merely being employed on the basis of a series of fixed-term contracts, without more, create a reasonable expectation in terms of s186(1)(b) of the LRA?

Article 40/2021

To what extent is an arbitrator entitled to alter the duty to begin and the discharging of the onus?

Article 39/2021

What determines the test to be used on review – correctness standard or reasonable decision-maker?

Article 38/2021

What are the consequences of an employer electing to consult with non-union members?