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2018 labour law amendments
The National Minimum Wage Act will come into effect on 1 January 2019 and significant amendments to the LRA, BCEA and other labour law statutes have finally been gazetted.
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Latest labour law news…

Is threatening discipline constructive dismissal?
The LAC in Nokeng Tsa Taemane Municipality v Louw & Others had to decide whether the employer threatening legal proceedings could constitute constructive dismissal.
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Union and political T-Shirts in the Workplace
Prof Alan Rycroft discusses the right of employers to regulate employees' rights to wear T-shirts with union/political logos, in light of a recent LC judgment dealing with this.
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Accommodating religious beliefs
The employee in TFD Network Africa v Faris refused to work Saturday overtime because of her religious beliefs. The LAC had to decide whether her dismissal for incapacity was fair.
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Identifying who is on strike
The LAC in NUMSA & Others v Transnet National Ports Authority had to differentiate between strikers and employees who claimed they could not work as a result of the strike.
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Impossibility of performance
The LAC in Solidarity v Armscor SA had to decide whether the dismissal of an employee for not having the required security clearance for a job, constituted incapacity and was fair.
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