McCarthy Attorneys Inc

Month: November 2021

Depression Dismissal

Depression & Dismissal – A Recent Decision

The prevalence of depression in the workplace was highlighted in the recent case of Legal Aid South Africa v Jansen [2020] JOL 47984 (LAC), wherein the Labour Appeal Court (“LAC”) had to decide on whether the employee’s dismissal was automatically unfair and whether he had been unfairly discriminated against on the basis of him suffering from depression.


How To Choose An Executor

No matter how thorough your estate plan is,  choosing the right person to carry out your final wishes is one of the most critical aspects. It can be challenging to pick an organised executor to file paperwork on time who is also diplomatic enough to handle potentially volatile family relationships.