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Senior Associate at Christodoulou & Mavrikis Inc and the head of the Labour Law Department.
Kayla Pashiou is a Senior Associate at Christodoulou & Mavrikis Inc and the head of the Labour Law Department. She advises clients and appears at the Labour Court, CCMA and Bargaining Council, and disciplinary hearings and settlement negotiations where necessary.
Kayla has completed a Labour Law Practice Course accredited by Wits University, attaining the top mark in the country.
The answer to whether employers can force their employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19 involves weighing up individual constitutional rights against those of the public interest, consent, and in the absence of specific legislation, to inform them of the benefits.
South African companies and organisations considering using demotion as an alternative to retrenchment need to bear in mind several labour law considerations with regard to its context and correct implementation.
The general requirements for a fair dismissal based on an employer's operational requirements are to be found in section 189 of the LRA. However, section 189A provides for specific procedures and remedies for instances of large-scale retrenchment. The similarities and differences between these two sections therefore need to be considered.
Rental payment problems caused by COVID-19 – Landlords and tenants need to consider how best to decrease their risks