Labour Law & Social Security Corner

A selection of writing on disability, social security and labour law by Dr Meryl du Plessis:

Meryl’s book, published in 2017, entitled Access to work for disabled persons in South Africa: A rights critique. This is a free e-book published by Pretoria University Law Press. Meryl’s book is based on her PhD thesis (see below), but has important updates and new chapters.

The protection and promotion of the psychosocial health of workers in South Africa and Nigeria: The potential and limitations of Occupational Health and Safety regulations and Corporate Social Responsibility

Meryl’s PhD thesis, completed in 2015, entitled Access to work for disabled persons in South Africa: The intersections of social understandings of disability, substantive equality and access to social security

The social model of disability, rights discourse and the impact of South Africa’s Education White Paper 6 on access to the basic education system for persons with severe or profound intellectual impairments

Alternative approaches to factual causation in cases involving gradual-onset psychiatric diseases in the workplace