Mr Theo Broodryk

Theo Broodryk

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Labour Court rules on manifestly overbroad restraint
South Africa | 12 October 2011

The Labour Court has held that employers should refrain from drafting overbroad restraints and then expecting the court to reformulate them into something more reasonable. The judgment seems to indicate that there is nothing wrong with a restraint that seeks to cover all existing and future eventualities – provided that its terms do not give rise to the inference that it was intended to operate by way of threat.