Archive for Oct 2010

NEW COMPANIES AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACTS – INCEPTION DELAYED

The implementation of two far-reaching and important new pieces of legislation, due for October, has been postponed at the last minute – The new Companies Act, which introduces substantial changes in the law relating to all corporate entities, was targeted for implementation on 1 October 2010, but that has now been postponed to 1 April…

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STRIKE! WHEN IS IT “PROTECTED”? AND WHEN IS DISMISSAL FAIR?

All employees – and employers – should understand the general principles relating to strikes. As a general rule (subject however to several exceptions and limitations), employees have a constitutional right to strike. Employers have a corresponding right to lock strikers out. Strikes fall into two categories: – Where a strike is unprotected, participation in it…

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