COVID-19 - A guide for the workplace in South Africa

A weekly practical information session with Adv. Cecilia Brümmer

WHEN:  Every Wednesday at 12 noon
FEE:      Once off registration fee: R125 pp
(Please ensure that you use the email address that you can access the webinar from as a webinar link will be sent to that email address)

New signups will be given access to the the first webinar that has already taken place.

Delegates will be able to type their questions in a chat panel during the webinar and Cecilia will address them during the webinar.



“The limitations of labour laws when presented with an extraordinary situation such as the risk of Covid-19 infection: the case for good industrial relations practices and going beyond the contract of employment. The point of departure being the Constitutional right to “fair labour practice” and finding a balance between the employee and his/her social economic environment; the employee at work; the consumer or client of the employee’s,  employer’s products or services, i.e., the general public.

The webinar will explore working conditions – "the reality of being at work, as well as the options of being away from work.”

Cecilia will also be answering questions from delegates during this webinar; questions around:

  • Leave and absences around the illness, travel quarantine and self quarantine
  • Essential services
  • Work from home protocols
  • Short time, Lock down and more


Delegates are welcome to send their questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ask them online during the webinar and Cecilia will address these during the webinar.


Cecilia Brümmer is an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa since 1987; a member of the National Bar Council of South Africa and a Co-founding partner of Chennells, Brümmer & Associates with Jeremy Chennells and its BEE initiative, CB Capacity Building Consultancy since 1994 and 2003 respectively.  She has been involved in the field of Labour Law and Industrial Relations for the past 30 years, as a legal advisor, litigator, arbitrator, mediator, strategist, consultant, lecturer and trainer/facilitator.