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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.


Fraudulent medical certificates warrant dismissal every day of the week

Make no mistake, a sizeable percentage of medical certificates, colloquially known as sick notes, presented to employers daily, are fraudulent. Many employers will relate to the scourge of Monday and Friday “sick leave-itis”, which is a major contributor to sick leave...

Retention agreements are hand-outs with handcuffs

The recent Labour Appeal court judgment delivered on 26 February 2019, in Solidarity OBO Scholtz v Gijima Holdings (Pty) Ltd [Case number JA131/2017] dealt with the subject of employee loyalty incentive scheme agreements, whereby an employee agrees to remain in the...

Suspending employees pending finalisation of investigations and hearings

Employees can be suspended from work in either of two ways.  The two species of employee suspension are precautionary suspension and punitive suspension.  Punitive suspension occurs when an employer offers an employee a period of suspension without pay, as an...

Lack of transport is no justification for late-coming and absenteeism

So, your car breaks down and you have no replacement; is your employer obligated to accommodate your absenteeism and late-coming that follows? No, they are not. This was he scenario in the Labour Court review application in National Nuclear Regulator v the CCMA &...

Labour Court gets tough on strikers flaunting picketing rules

Strikers, all too frequently, fail to comply with picketing rules, and elect, on the contrary, to behave in a violent and unlawful manner, causing mayhem.  This was the backdrop to the recent Labour Court case in Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd v Solly Malema and the National...