7 November 2011

Employment Alert

Dismissing foreign employees: facts over assumptions

Employers cannot simply overlook the importance of verifying the residency status of foreign employees before dismissal on the grounds of illegal status. The Labour Appeal Court (the LAC) recently considered this issue in the matter of Dunwell Property Services CC v Morgan Sibande and Others (under case number JA7/10, as yet unreported, judgment handed down 15 September 2011)

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