THE REINSTATEMENT AND COMPENSATION CONUNDRUM IN SOUTH AFRICAN LABOUR LAW

Judith Geldenhuys
2016 Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal  
The SBV Services (Pty) Ltd case brought a novel concept into the labour dispute resolution arena: arbitrators must inform employees who succeed in proving that they were dismissed for an unfair reason of the implications of a reinstatement or compensation order in terms of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 before making an award. This case discussion highlights how the court, under the pennant of the interests of justice, made injudicious errors in the interpretation and application of
more » ... plication of accepted legal principles, and the potential negative effects that enforcement of this principle could have.
doi:10.17159/1727-3781/2016/v19i0a1172 fatcat:ifqro3elgjda7osts7g74dcmdq