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

Chapter V : Workplace Forums

94. Disputes about workplace forums



(1) Unless a collective agreement or this Chapter provides otherwise, any party to a dispute about the interpretation or application of this Chapter may refer that dispute to the Commission in writing, if that party is—
(a) one or more employees employed in the workplace;
(aA) a workplace forum ;
(b) a registered trade union with members employed in the workplace;
(c) the representative trade union; or
(d) the employer.


(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.


(3) The Commission must attempt to resolve the dispute through conciliation.


(4) If the dispute remains unresolved, any party to the dispute may request that the dispute be resolved through arbitration.