The recent ruling in the Van Wyk v Minister of Employment and Labour matter has set the stage for a transformative shift in parental leave entitlements. The case is a landmark judgment that challenges the conventional caregiver norms and will become the focal point for employers.
In this podcast, Mbali Nkosi is joined by Nkosinathi Thema, Kate Collier, Deon Visagie and Brett Abraham to provide perspectives on the implications of this ruling from their respective disciplines of Public Interest Law, Occupational Health and Safety Law and Employment Law.
The conversation explores behind-the-scenes insights from the team that represented the Van Wyks, the High Court's findings, potential legislative changes, and the steps employers can take in anticipation of this evolving landscape.
Guests: Kate Collier, partner Webber Wentzel Employment, Health and Safety, Deon Visagie, partner Webber Wentzel Employment and Employee Benefits, Brett Abraham, partner Webber Wentzel Employment and Employee Benefits, Mbali Nkosi, Senior Associate Webber Wentzel Employment, Health and Safety, and Nkosinathi Thema, Associate Webber Wentzel Dispute Resolution and Public Interest Law.