Employment and Labour Law Department

LAW BITES: Pre-suspension HearingConstitutional Court Decision 19 February 2019 Good news for employers who have held pre-suspension hearings prior to suspending an employee. The Constitutional Court has recently confirmed that where a suspension is precautionary and the employee will still receive full pay and benefits, there is no need to convene a pre-suspension hearing prior…

Amendments to Approved Business Rescue Plans and making provision for Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in the Business Rescue Plan

Chapter 6 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (“the Act”) is silent in relation to amendments of a business rescue plan after it has already been approved. The Act further does not empower the Business Rescue Practitioner to deal with nor does it set out the manner in which potential disputes, which may arise…

The Internet Bill of Rights

The Internet Bill of Rights US Rep. Ro Khanna unveiled plans for an internet Bill of Rights earlier this month (October 2018) and introduced what he believed was some of the basic principles to be proposed in the legislation. The article first surfaced in the New York Times on the 4th of October 2018. Khanna…