Sun International Limited v South African Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union (JA45/16) [2017] ZALAC 24; (2017) 38 ILJ 1799 (LAC); [2017] 8 BLLR 776 (LAC) (3 May 2017)

This judgment is also a Labour Appeal Court judgment. In this judgment the LAC missed an opportunity to pronounce upon the proper interpretation of s 176(1) of the Labour Relation Act in respect of a contentious practice by employers of locking our employees as a tactical negotiating tool where there is no strike on the go.

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Engen Petroleum Limited v Commissioner for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration and Others (JA12/05) [2007] ZALAC 5; [2007] 8 BLLR 707 (LAC) (4 May 2007)

T his judgment of the Labour Appeal Court held that the so-called reasonable employer test. This judgment was later endorsed by the Constitutional Court in Sidumo v Rustenburg Platinum Mines 2008 (2) SA 24 (CC); [2007] 12 BLLR 1097 (CC).

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