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It is clear that no legitimate objective is advanced by excluding domestic workers from COIDA.  If anything, their exclusion has a significant stigmatising effect which entrenches patterns of disadvantage based on race, sex and gender…. In considering those who are most vulnerable or most in need, a court should take cognisance of those who fall at the intersection of compounded vulnerabilities due to intersecting oppression based on race, sex, gender, class and other grounds.  To allow this form of state-sanctioned inequity goes against the values of our newly constituted society namely human dignity, the achievement of equality and ubuntu.  To exclude this category of individuals from the social security scheme established by COIDA is manifestly unreasonable.

Victor AJ
Mahlangu and Another v Minister of Labour and Others (CCT306/19) [2020] ZACC 24 (19 November 2020)
22 February 2013

JSC schedule for Constitutional Court interviews

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) cordially invites the media, both electronic and press to attend the interviews of the five shortlisted candidates for the vacant judicial position in the Constitutional Court which arose as a result of the retirement of Justice Zak Yacoob.  Following the interviews, the JSC will have a media briefing to announce the names of the recommended names on the same day.

The five shortlisted candidates are:

  1. Judge L O Bosielo
  2. Judge S A M Baqwa
  3. Adv J J Gauntlett SC
  4. Adv M R W Madlanga SC; and
  5. Judge B S Spilg

 

The interviews will take place as follows:

Venue: Premier Hotel O R Tambo, Kempton Park

Date: 22 February 2013

Time: 09h00

Issued by the JSC

For more Information, please contact Adv Ntsebeza SC on 082 467 2490 or Mr CP Fourie on 082 881 1737

Email: Ntsebeza@mweb.co.za or CPFourie@fsf.co.za

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