Archive for Sep 2011

THE HIV POSITIVE EMPLOYEE AND THE PENALTY FOR DISCRIMINATION AND DISMISSAL

In a case recently before the Labour Court, an HIV positive man was employed, on a temporary basis, as a ‘Stable Yard Manager’ and horse riding instructor. During his pre-employment interviews he hadn’t disclosed his HIV status, allergies and other illnesses, and was summarily dismissed – and forcibly removed from his workplace – when his…

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“SPLITTING HEIRS” – WILLS AND THE DANGERS OF DISPUTE

“I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying. I don’t want to live on in the hearts of my countrymen. I want to live on in my apartment.” (Woody Allen)Immortality being (currently) beyond our reach, and death sometimes sudden, everyone – young and old – should…

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