Hilda Grobler

Hilda Grobler has over 30 years’ experience in conducting arbitrations, mediations and workplace facilitations, as well as in the chairing of disciplinary enquiries and appeal hearings.

She presided in the Industrial Court from 1990 – 1999 and is currently an accredited arbitrator (Association of Arbitrators) and senior commissioner at the CCMA and various bargaining councils. Hilda is also an accredited mediator (Conflict Dynamics; South African Medico-Legal Association; LEAD – Court Annexed Mediation) and has conducted a number of investigations for large organisations. Hilda is an experienced trainer/lecturer, and regularly teaches the Legal Drafting modules in the Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations at UKZN.

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Right to refuse a vaccination is not cast in stone

Governments worldwide face the same dilemma: Do existing human rights prevent them from compelling their citizens by legislation to be vaccinated? There is much uncertainty as to whether the Directions which were issued in June 2021 entitles South African employers…

Is it fair discrimination to exclude unvaccinated people?

The Bill of Rights provides that everyone is equal before the law and that this equality includes the full and equal enjoyment of all rights and freedoms. The Minister of Health, Joe Phaahla, announced on 2 September 2021 that the government hoped to put into place …

Virtual hearings are here to stay – 2

Virtual consultations are valid: The Labour Court refused to entertain “self-serving” preferences which were ignorant of health and safety requirements South African Breweries (“SAB”) took...
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