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Retrenched by HAL 9000: what employers should know before using AI in dismissals based on operational requirements

Employers using AI systems to identify employees for retrenchment need to be cautious of potential discrimination and should ensure that human bias is not systematised. Employers should consider the human-centred AI Principles adopted by the Organisation for Economic Co-o..

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South Africa: ConCourt settles the law on various issues relating to large-scale retrenchments

On 6 May 2022, the Constitutional Court handed down judgment in the matter of Solidarity obo Members v Barloworld Equipment Southern Africa and Others (CCT 102/21) [2022] ZACC 15.


The case is an important one, in which the Court settles var..

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