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Name: Act No. 6, 2014: Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2014.
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2014-08-15
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-2014-L-94542
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Department of Labour, South Africa PDF of Amendment PDF of Amendment (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2014-10-15)
Abstract/Citation: To amend the Labour Relations Act, 1995, so as to facilitate the granting of organisational rights to trade unions that are sufficiently representative; to strengthen the status of picketing rules and agreements; to amend the operation, functions and composition of the essential services committee and to provide for minimum service determinations; to provide for the Labour Court to order that a suitable person be appointed to administer a trade union or employers' organisation; to enable judges of the Labour Court to serve as a judge on the Labour Appeal Court; to further regulate enquiries by arbitrators; to provide greater protection for workers placed in temporary employment services; to regulate the employment of fixed term contracts and part-time employees earning below the earnings threshold determined by the Minister; to further specify the liability for employer's obligations; and to substitute certain definitions; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
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