Labour Law Consultants

Tony Healy & Associates is South Africa’s leading multi-disciplinary labour law and labour relations firm rendering professional litigation, consulting and training services to an extensive national client base including national and multi-national corporations, government institutions, and emerging businesses.

In addition to rendering a full spectrum of litigation, consulting and trainings services, our accomplished team of labour law and labour relations experts are frequently called on as labour law analysts on national television and radio.


We provide a multi-disciplinary, full-service labour relations retainer service to small, medium, large & multi-national companies across the country. For a cost-effective monthly fee, we manage all employment contracts, HR/IR policies and procedures, trade unions, disciplinary hearings as well as representation at CCMA & Bargaining Council cases.

CONTACT US NOW AT 0861 115 375




IR/HR Manual



Constructive dismissal claims must be buttressed by concrete evidence

Section 186(1)(e) of the Labour Relations Act defines constructive dismissal to be circumstances in which “an employee terminated employment with or without notice because the employer made continued employment intolerable for the employee”.  Put differently, the...

Mandatory workplace Covid-19 vaccination – the story so far

The debates around mandatory Covid-19 workplace vaccination policies are currently the dominant labour relations conundrum. Compulsory workplace vaccination policies - can you, or can't you? It's a hot topic, and everybody has their own view and opinion on the...

The employer Covid-19 vaccination conundrum

The much-anticipated Department of Employment and Labour ‘Direction’ on Covid19 vaccination was Gazetted on 11 June 2021. Mandatory vaccination is permissible; or is it? Employers across the country are grappling with the decision of whether to make Covid19...

The tickly beard and the sexual harassment dismissal

Most unfortunately, we will in all likelihood be lamenting the scourge of workplace sexual harassment for some time to come.  The Code of Good Practice in handling of Sexual Harassment Cases in the Workplace could not be clearer – “Sexual harassment in the working...

Employers interfere with hearing sanctions at their peril

As a rule, employers may not interfere with the outcome of a disciplinary hearing where the chairperson is empowered to make a final decision.  This, was confirmed in South African Revenue Services v Commission for Conciliation Mediation & Arbitration &...


Leroy Merlin

“Tony Healy & Associates have been more than just a service provider to us as a business but a true stakeholder, their ‘on the pulse’ and proactive approach to IR challenges within the retail industry is of true value to our team!”

Nthabiseng Thaba
Human Resources Director

Rolls-Royce Solutions South Africa

“Tony Healy & Associates has been a great sounding board for labour-related matters in our business. They are always available at short notice, making it easy to resolve potential issues quickly. I have found working with Tony Healy in particular extremely convenient. It is comforting knowing that I have expert advice immediately available without having to wait weeks for a meeting.”

Kwanele Tshabalala
Legal Counsel & Manager Human Resources

Four Seasons Hotel, The Westcliff

“Accessible, diligent, and dependable at all times for all of our labour relations needs. Always answers our questions and gives objective counsel that we highly trust. Highly recommended”

Nokuthula Kamwendo
Director People & Culture


“We have used the services of Tony Healy and Associates for many years now, and have always received the most professional advice. We have had some tricky IR cases in the past, but their vast experience in labour law matters, have always helped us out of any potential difficulties. Been great working with them and look forward to continuing to do so in the future”

Clive Lacy
HR Manager

First Quantum Minerals Limited

“Tony Healy & Associates is our go to labour consultants.  I recommend them for their pragmatic and value for money solutions to labour issues.”

Eurita Swarts
HR Manager

Metrofile Holdings

“We have partnered with Tony Healy & Associates in the labour relations space for almost 25 years.  During this time Tony and his team have provided us with prudent guidance and advice.  We look forward to continuing our partnership for many years to come.”

Vera Massyn
HR Director