Monthly Archives: March 2014

Employment Law: Maternity leave and same-sex relationships

Adri Louw from Labournet examines an interesting development which has come about with the judgement handed down by the Labour Court in March this year in the case of MIA v State Information Technology Agency (Pty) Ltd. The case addressed for the first time in South Africa the question of the application of maternity leave provisions as per the BCEA in respect of same-sex partnerships.

The applicant had entered into a civil union with his spouse in terms of the Civil Union Act... Read More



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