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

Chapter VII : Dispute Resolution

Part C : Resolution of disputes under auspices of Commission

133. Resolution of disputes under auspices of Commission

 

 

(1) The Commission must appoint a commissioner to attempt to resolve through conciliation—
(a) any dispute referred to it in terms of section 134; and
(b) any other dispute that has been referred to it in terms of this Act.

 

(2) If a dispute remains unresolved after conciliation, the Commission must arbitrate the dispute if—
(a) this Act requires the dispute to be arbitrated and any party to the dispute has requested that the dispute be resolved through arbitration; or
(b) all the parties to the dispute in respect of which the Labour Court has jurisdiction consent in writing  to arbitration under the auspices of the Commission.