Prof Cristoph Garbers

Medeprofessor / Associate Professor

LLM (Stell)





Prof Christoph Garbers spesialiseer in arbeidsreg en doseer die vak aan alle studente. Hy het die grade BLC (Universiteit van Pretoria), B Com Hons (Ekonomie) (UNISA) (cum laude) en LLM (US)(cum laude) verwerf. His ook ‘n prokureur van die Hooggeregshof en doen wyd konsultasiewerk oor alle aspekte van die arbeidsreg. Hy is mede-outeur van en bydraende skrywer tot ‘n aantal boeke oor die reg, arbeidsreg en mesnlike hulpbronbestuur.


Prof Christoph Garbers specialises in labour law and teaches labour law to all students. He holds the degrees BLC LLB (University of Pretoria), B Com Hons (Economics) (UNISA) (cum laude) and LLM (University of Stellenbosch) (cum laude), is also an attorney of the High Court and consults widely on labour issues. He is co-author of and contributor to a number of books on law, labour law and industrial relations.


Area van belangstelling


Field of specialisation

Labour Law

Modules aangebied

LLB: Arbeidsreg, Gevorderde Arbeidsreg
LLM: Indiensnemingsregte, Diensbillikheid
BRek: Handelsreg 192, 291
BComm: Handelsreg 282, 283

Modules taught

LLB: Labour Law, Advanced Labour Law
LLM: Employment Rights, Employment Discrimination
BAcc: Mercantile Law 192, 291
BComm: Mercantile Law 282, 283

Publikasies / Publications

Artikels / Articles

  • Garbers, C “Reviewing CCMA awards in the aftermath of Sidumo” 2008 (17) Contemporary Labour Law 84
  • Garbers, C “Migrant Workers” Essential Social Security Law (2nd ed) Juta, Cape Town 2006 : 284-305
  • Garbers, C “The Administration of Social Security” Essential Social Security Law (2nd ed) Juta, Cape Town 2006: 235 – 245
  • Garbers, C “Is there a right to affirmative action appointment?” 2004 (13) Contemporary Labour Law 61
  • Garbers, C “The right of a job candidate to affirmative action selection: a landmark case? Harmse v City of Cape Town” 2003 (12) Contemporary Labour Law 91
  • Garbers, C “Sexual Harassment as Sex Discrimination: Different Approaches, Persistent Problems” (2002) 14 SA Mercantile Law Journal 371
  • Garbers, C “The Battle of the Courts: Forum Shopping in the aftermath of Wolfaardt and Fredericks” 2002 (1)  Law, Democracy and Development  97
  • Garbers, C “Proof and Evidence of Employment Discrimination under the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998” 2000 (12) South African Mercantile Law Journal 136

Boeke / Books

  • Garbers C, Potgieter S, Bezuidenhout MC “Managing for healthy labour relations ” A practical guide for health services in southern Africa” Van Schaik, South Africa 2007: 326pp
  • Garbers C, Essential Social Security Law (2ed) JUTA 2006
  • Garbers C, Essential Employment Discrimination Law JUTA 2005
  • Garbers C, Introduction to the Law of South Africa KLUWER 2004
  • Garbers C, Safety at work JUTA 2004
  • Garbers C, Essential Labour Law (4 eds) 1998 – 2005

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