trade unions

Limiting the Right of a Union to Organise in the Workplace

A union’s right to seek organisational rights in the workplace was curtailed by the Labour Appeal Court in Lufil Packaging (Isithebe) (A Division of Bidvest Paperplus (Pty) Ltd) v CCMA [2019] JOL 45056 (LAC).   The facts of the matter are as follows: Lufil Packaging manufactures paper bags and other paper-based products, and their business [...]

2019-12-13T08:07:22+02:00December 13th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Limiting the Right of a Union to Organise in the Workplace

Legal Representation, the Constitutionality Dilemma

South African labour practice is constitutionally entrenched within Section 23 of the Constitution, which provides that every person is entitled to, amongst other things, the right to fair labour practices.  Section 23 is given effect in terms of the Labour Relations Act which provides for effective resolution of labour disputes.   The CCMA is created in [...]

2019-10-25T09:14:11+02:00October 25th, 2019|General, Labour Relations Act|2 Comments
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