DTS Attorneys – Law Firm in Port Elizabeth

Dismissed for Criticising a Mine’s “No High Heels in the Workplace” Rule

“The evil in this case is the wearing of high heels as opposed to flat shoes. It is a case that pits sartorial elegance against health and safety at the workplace” (Extract from judgment below) Employers have a general duty to ensure health and safety in the workplace. But as a recent Labour Court case […]

Employers – Walking The “Compulsory Covid-19 Jab” Tightrope

“Employers should find a reasonable resolution that accommodates all parties where employees refuse to be vaccinated for medical and constitutional grounds” (Ministry of Employment and Labour) As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc around the world, an increasing number of businesses find themselves walking a tightrope between their obligations to, on the one hand, […]

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