High Court could change JLC system

The High Court will this week rule on a case that challenges the constitutionality of the system of joint labour committees (JLCs).

25th June, 2011

The High Court will this week rule on a case that challenges the constitutionality of the system of joint labour committees (JLCs).

The committees set legally-enforceable pay rates in certain industries and sectors. Several legal and political sources believe that the court judgment on Thursday will strike down the system.

The case was taken by fast food operators, including John Grace Fried Chicken, against the Catering Joint Labour Committee.

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