n Without Prejudice - When volunteer workers present risks to employers : labour law

Volume 7, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



In the recent case of [2007] SCA 55 (RSA), the Appeal Court was called on to consider the position of a volunteer worker who was seriously injured in an accident that occurred while she was travelling in a vehicle driven by an employee of ER24, Natasha Swanepoel. ER24 operates an emergency service. Staracek, a volunteer worker, sued ER24 for damages in excess of R7m.

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