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Peter Moyo served with termination notice again

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Friday, 23 August 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
Peter Moyo has been issued with another notice terminating his employment, according to Old Mutual, which is under pressure from shareholders to end the dispute with the former CEO.

Court orders Denel to pay staff benefits

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
State-owned arms utility Denel was ordered yesterday by the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) to urgently pay over unemployment insurance and tax deductions from staff members' salaries. Fin24 says the ruling comes after an urgent application from union Solidarity which sought to compel the company to do so.

Eskom gives Molefe a week to repay R10m

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Monday, 19 August 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
The Eskom Pension and Provident Fund has confirmed its lawyers have instructed former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe to return more than R10m he received from the fund, and he may need to pay up as soon as next week, notes a Fin24 report.

Eskom managers litigating for fatter packages

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Monday, 05 August 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
Cash-hungry Eskom managers are not helping the cause of the beleaguered power utility, notes Legalbrief. According to Rapport, thousands of Eskom managers are litigating against their employer for larger salaries and bonuses.

Old Mutual legal stand-off with CEO drags on

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Thursday, 01 August 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
Confusion clouds the stand-off between Old Mutual and its unwanted CEO Peter Moyo, observes Legalbrief. The company claims he has to stay at home while it appeals the judgment that reinstated him. However, his lawyer was adamant he could return to work.

Banana producer seeks R318m damages from police, union

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
One of SA’s largest banana producers has claimed R318m damages from the police and a trade union for alleged looting and vandalism during protests while the police looked on, Netwerk24 reports.

Woman wins assault case, but loses EFF job

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Monday, 15 July 2019
Tags: #Criminal Law #Employment and Labour Law
Then EFF provincial deputy chairperson Bunga Ntsangane has been convicted of assaulting employee Maggie Klaas, who was subsequently dismissed by the party in a process she has successfully challenged at the CCMA.

Old Mutual to file Moyo response this week

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Monday, 08 July 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
Old Mutual will file papers this week opposing former CEO Peter Moyo’s bid to be reinstated, the financial services group said on Friday, notes BusinessLIVE. Moyo was suspended on 23 May because of ‘a material breakdown in the relationship of trust and confidence’, Old Mutual said at the time.

Nurses union hit with costs order

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Thursday, 04 July 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
The Democratic Nursing Organisation (Denosa) has been hit with a costs order after trying to sue the office of the Gauteng Health MEC and a nursing college over what it claimed was an unfair expulsion.

Net1-linked firm was wrong to fire staff

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Wednesday, 03 July 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
The Johannesburg Labour Court has sided with eight telesales agents who were unfairly fired by financial services company Moneyline in 2017 for not selling enough micro-loans. A Times Select report says this follows a legal bid to reverse a CCMA ruling that they return to their posts.

Advocate fired for not turning up at work

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Monday, 01 July 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law
An advocate who claimed she was absent from work for six months because she did not know where her new office was has been fired.

Shuttle fleet boss ordered to pay up

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Friday, 28 June 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
Upmarket Cape Town shuttle company, The League of Gentlemen (LOG), has been ordered to compensate its former marketing manager Sean Prinsloo for unfair dismissal after the company went insolvent, with the company director now expected to foot the bill.

Appeal Court upholds strike ban on ‘traditional weapons’

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Tags: #Civil Rights #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
Knobkerries, sticks and a sjambok are not traditional weapons to be brandished at a strike. Times Select says that is the lesson for five Pinetown workers whose dismissal five years ago – for carrying the weapons during a 2014 strike initiated by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA – was upheld by the Labour Court of Appeal in Durban.

Molefe takes battle for R30m pension to top court

Former Eskom boss Brian Molefe is taking his R30m pension benefit battle to the Constitutional Court, according to Rapport.

Prosecutors fight for salaries, benefit increases

By Juta and Company (Pty) Ltd Published on Friday, 14 June 2019
Tags: #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
Judge Cornelius van der Westhuizen believes the country’s Deputy Directors of Public Prosecutions (DDPPs) are being mistreated by government and the NPA regarding salaries and related benefits, says a Pretoria News report.

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