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

Chapter V : Workplace Forums

83. Meetings of workplace forum

 

 

(1) There must be regular meetings of the workplace forum.

 

(2) There must be regular meetings between the workplace forum and the employer, at which the employer must—
(a) present a report on its financial and employment situation, its performance since the last report and its anticipated performance in the short term and in the long term; and
(b) consult the workplace forum on any matter arising from the report that may affect employees in the workplace.

 

(3)
(a) There must be meetings between members of the workplace forum and the employees employed in the workplace at regular and appropriate intervals. At the meetings with employees, the workplace forum must report on—
(i) its activities generally;
(ii) matters in respect of which it has been consulted by the employer; and
(iii) matters in respect of which it has participated in joint decision-making with the employer.
(b) Each calendar year, at one of the meetings with the employees, the employer must present an annual report of its financial and employment situation, its performance generally and its future prospects and plans.
(c) meetings of employees must be held during working hours at a time and place agreed upon by the workplace forum and the employer without loss of pay on the part of the employees.