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Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995)

Chapter III : Collective Bargaining

Part A : Organisational Rights

12. Trade union access to workplace



(1) Any office-bearer or official of a representative trade union is entitled to enter the employer's premises in order to recruit members or communicate with members, or otherwise serve members' interests.


(2) A representative trade union is entitled to hold meetings with employees outside their working hours at the employer's premises.


(3) The members of a representative trade union are entitled to vote at the employer's premises in any election or ballot contemplated in that trade union's constitution.


(4) The rights conferred by this section are subject to any conditions as to time and place that are reasonable and necessary to safeguard life or property or to prevent the undue disruption of work.