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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.

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30+ years of labour relations consulting observations in SA

Our labour relations consultancy is in its 25th year, and this has inclined our team to reminisce over our journey, and prompted me to recall the trends and developments over time.  Labour relations is seldom viewed dispassionately.  It is a field which spans a...

Discipline post resignation, yay or nay?

Our courts have rendered contradictory judgments regarding whether, or not, employers are allowed to schedule disciplinary hearings after an employee has resigned.  In the Public sector, due to a prevailing collective agreement, the position is quite clear, an...

Labour Court Reiterates the Value of Polygraph Tests

Over time, there has, to some degree, been conflicting law regarding the extent of the admissibility of polygraph test results in disciplinary hearings.  More especially, this has related to whether an employer can rely solely on a failed polygraph test to prove the...

Jobs for cash is more widespread than you think

‘Jobs for cash’ is not a new phenomenon.  We observe this with clients on a quite frequent basis.  It’s quite simple.  Someone within the company, with influence over recruitment and selection decisions, accepts cash to ensure a job applicant’s employment.  It can...

False allegations of racism can lead to dismissal

Racism, in all its forms, is abhorrent, and if proved, is quite clearly grounds for dismissal.  That said, it is equally unpalatable for employees to level untrue allegations of racism.  This was a central theme in the recent CCMA arbitration award in NUMSA...