Case No: JA25/18

Case No: JA25/18

Case No: JA25/18

National Union of Metal Metalworkers of South Africa: First Appellant

The Individuals listed in Annexure “A”: Second to further Appellants


Aveng Trident Steel (A Division of Aveng Africa

Proprietary Limited): First Respondents

Imperial Dedicated Contracts

(A Division of Imperial Group LTD): Second Respondents

Heard: 07 May 2019

Delivered: 13 June 2019

The LAC has delivered an important judgment interpreting section 187(1)(c) of the LRA (a section which was amended as part of the LRA amendments). The judgment deals with the permissibility of an employer dismissing employees based on its operational requirements, where employees have refused to agree to a change to their terms and conditions of employment.

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