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Other Decisions Order [2020] ZACC 24 (19/11/2020)

Authority: Constitutional Court of South Africa

Date: 11/19/2020

Subject: The order of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, found the constitutional illegitimacy of section 1(xix)(v) of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993, where it expressly excluded domestic workers from the definition of “worker” and, therefore, from the benefits of social security provided for by the law

Parties: Sylvia Bongi Mahlangu, South African Domestic Service and Allied Workers Union v. Minister of Labour, Director-General for the Department of Labour, Acting Compensation Commissioner

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Equality - Art. 20 Equality - Solidarity - Art. 34 Social security

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