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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

134. Disputes about matters of mutual interest



(1) Any party to a dispute about a matter of mutual interest may refer the dispute in writing to the Commission, if the parties to the dispute are—
(a) on the one side—
(i) one or more trade unions;
(ii) one or more employees; or
(iii) one or more trade unions and one or more employees; and
(b) on the other side—
(i) one or more employers' organisations;
(ii) one or more employers; or
(iii) one or more employers' organisations and one or more employers.


(2) The party who refers the dispute to the Commission must satisfy it that a copy of the referral has been served on all the other parties to the dispute.