In the Matter between:
Dischem Pharmacies LTD: Applicant
Solly Malema: First Respondent
National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers: Second Respondent
Employees Listed on Annexure “A”: Third to Further Respondents.
Heard: 5 December 2018
Delivered: 7 December 2018
Summary: Picketing Rules – section 69 of the LRA considered – Labour court entitled to grant urgent interim relief where picketing rules materially breached
Picketing Rules – section 69(12) – considered what is just and equitable – employees that continue to behave unlawfully despite enforced picketing rules forfeit the right to picket.
Picketing – violence, unlawful conduct and intimidation – compliance with section 69(1) required – breach of section 69(1) justifies complete suspension of picket
Picketing rules – amendment granted as urgent interim relief pending further CCMA conciliation/adjudication proceedings.