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

Chapter III : Collective Bargaining

Part A : Organisational Rights

17. Restricted rights in domestic sector



(1) For the purposes of this section, "domestic sector" means the employment of employees engaged in domestic work in their employers' homes or on the property on which the home is situated.


(2) The rights conferred on representative trade unions by this Part in so far as they apply to the domestic sector are subject to the following limitations—
(a) the right of access to the premises of the employer conferred by section 12 on an Office-bearer or official of a representative trade union does not include the right to enter the home of the employer, unless the employer agrees; and
(b) the right to the disclosure of information conferred by section 16 does not apply in the domestic sector.