Clarity is crucial, as a dismissal which takes place for this reason could entitle the dismissed employees to up to 24 months' compensation, says Bradley Workman-Davies.
AMCU has insisted it is in compliance with the Labour Relations Act, after facing deregistration.
Trade unions have been celebrating the Constitutional Court ruling clarifying amendments to the Labour Relations Act, but it might just spark an increased demand for the services of outsourcing firms.
An accord setting new rules for strikes was signed alongside the National Minimum Wage deal this week, in essence trying to bar another event like Marikana.
The labour minister’s thought processes are a reminder of the command and control approach which drove the Soviet Union to economic destruction, says an analyst.
There appears, in mining, to be an everlasting chain of promises by those uninvolved in the direct implications, the outcome invariably falling short.
Unfortunately, retrenchment is a reality that many employees are faced with. Knowing what your rights are – and understanding the legality around the retrenchment process – is extremely important.
Judgment is expected to be handed down on Thursday morning where an estimated 22 retrenched employees want Afro Worldview to give them formal notice and severance pay.
Air Chefs, the catering arm of South African Airways, has launched a consultation process with unions that may lead to job losses.
Chicken producer to retrench due to soaring number of cheap, dumped imports and a five-year run of losses.
Gerhard Papenfus seeks clarity on Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant's comments that 'whites' are the stumbling block in the transformation agenda.
The newly signed Labour Relations Amendment Act will improve workers' constitutional rights and promote fair labour practices, says the ANC.
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