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.
SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR JUDICIAL
On 22 March 2012, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) republished an advertisement calling for nominations of interested persons to fill a vacancy in the Constitutional Court. The closing date for the nominations was set for 30 April 2012.
Following the closing date, the JSC has compiled a shortlist of candidates to be interviewed for the vacant position in the Constitutional Court at its sitting to be held on 09 June 2012 as follows:
The shortlisted candidates
will be notified of the time and venue of the interviews in due course.
by the Judicial Service Commission
Enq: Adv D Ntsebeza SC
0824672490 and Mr C P Fourie 0828811737
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