Blowing the Whistle

The issue of whether an employee could be disciplined for making internal disclosures, was discussed in the case of City of Tshwana Metropolitan Municipality v Engineering Council of SA & another. It had to be decided, whether an electrical engineer … Continue reading

The Alleged Unfair Dismissal of baby Krugers Nanny

In April we were shocked to hear that following an assault baby Kruger and the Nanny were hospitalized. It appears that the Nanny allowed workers who had previously been employed at the Kruger property into the house without permission? After … Continue reading

Resignation Without proper Notice

South African Music Rights Organisation Ltd v Mphatsoe [2009] 7 BLLR 696 (LC) Firstly: What constitutes a calendar month in an employment contract? The court found that a ‘calendar month’ does not always have to begin on the first day … Continue reading

Protected Disclosure of information

TSHISHONGA v MINISTER OF JUSTICE & CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT & ANOTHER JR898/2004– case note. This is the judgment on a point in limine raised where the Labour Court had to decide whether or not it was bound by the findings of … Continue reading