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Everything you need to know about injuries on duty (Part One)

Everything you need to know about injuries on duty (Part One)

Workers who suffer injuries while on duty are entitled to compensation and support to help them recover and get back to work. The system for paying for injuries on duty is essential to workers’ rights and social protection. Here are some critical aspects to take note of…

Labour Law Considerations When Selling A Farm

Labour Law Considerations When Selling A Farm

Failure to follow the correct procedures upon the sale or purchase of a farm could lead to employees referring the dispute to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) or Labour Court

The Doctrine Of Common Purpose: When Strikers Unite

The Doctrine Of Common Purpose: When Strikers Unite

The doctrine of common purpose holds that where two or more people agree to commit a crime, each person will be responsible for the other persons’ actions which fall within the group’s common purpose or design. This doctrine was successfully applied in the case of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.