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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.




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...

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 &...

The story of the light blue hairclip and a fair dismissal

It’s an unfortunate reality that in this day and age of massive unemployment, certain employees have scant regard for, or appreciation of, their otherwise secure employment. All too often, employees behave in a manner which defies all logic and comprehension.  Such...

Dismissal of employees in an unprotected strike mob was fair says the Labour Court

The CCMA comes in for quite a bit of flack.  Let’s face it, half of the parties in arbitration cases lose, and the CCMA and its Commissioners are the easiest, and closest targets.  In our experience, however, you normally pretty much get the arbitration award you...


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