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CCMA announces office address updates – by Peter Kantor

The Rules of the CCMA have been amended in GN. R 494 dated 15 June 2012 by updating the addresses of the offices of the CCMA. This is important for users of the CCMA not only to help them find their way there, but also delivery of documents to the CCMA in terms of the […]

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Who can apply for rescission of a CCMA award? A lesson to look beyond the CCCMA Rules to the Labour Relations Act

Applying the rules of the CCMA is not always plain sailing, as the dismissed employee found out in the case of Builders Trade Depot v CCMA and Others LC D822/10 28 November 2011 per Steenkamp J (summarised in SILCS 2012:07). The employee had been dismissed for drinking on duty whilst on a written warning for the […]

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Is The Legal Practice Bill “the biggest single threat to an independent legal profession, and so to the courts, in South Africa’s legal history.”?

Jeremy Gauntlett suggests it might just be…. Minister of Justice Jeff Radebe has chosen a sponsored breakfast to announce that the Legal Practice Bill, 2012 is imminently to go through Parliament. It is the biggest single threat to an independent legal profession, and so to the courts, in South Africa’s legal history. Crying wolf ? […]

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