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Mediate: The Right Way

Mediate: The Right Way

A lady from a countryside village felt that she was the subject of medical negligence. She approached a lawyer in the “big city”. Some six month after the procedure was performed, the medical practitioner was served papers for a claim of R 2 mil for negligence. He was...
Changes in Work Relations

Changes in Work Relations

During the early 1900, people were treated as if they were robots. The motto of dispute resolution was “You ain’t got a problem except for the one I tell you, you have”. This has fortunately changed for the better over the past couple of decades, where the individual...
Constructive Dismissal

Constructive Dismissal

Constructive dismissal is probably one of the most misunderstood concepts in South African Labour Law. On the one hand the employee may see any action by the employer that does not directly favour his position, as negative. The employer on the other hand is often...