Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
Solidarity’s Legal Department is not only the largest legal department among South African trade unions but it also counts among the largest labour law practices in South Africa. In addition to having a dedicated division focusing on occupational health and safety Solidarity also boasts a team of expert legal advisors, including attorneys and advocates, who handle cases on behalf of Solidarity members. At any given time, Solidarity Legal Services handle approximately 1 400 cases on behalf of members. This excludes the vast number of collective disputes being handled. The cases handled range from dismissals, grievances and pension disputes to compensation claims for occupational injuries and diseases.