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

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Schedule 2 : Guidelines for Constitution of Workplace Forum

6. Meetings of workplace forum

 

 

(section 82(1)(n))

 

1) The constitution must include provisions governing meetings of the workplace forum.

 

Example :

a) The first meeting of a newly elected workplace forum must be convened by the election officer as soon as practicable after the election.
b) At that meeting the members of the workplace forum must elect from among their number a chairperson and a deputy chairperson.
c) The workplace forum must meet whenever necessary, but at least once a month.
d) A quorum of the workplace forum must be a majority of the members of the workplace forum holding office at any time.
e) A decision of the majority of the members of the workplace forum present at the meeting must be the decision of the workplace forum.
f) The meetings between members of the

 

Example 1 :

In a Workplace that is a single place, the meetings with the employees should be with all the members of the workplace forum.

 

Example 2:

In a workplace that is geographically dispersed, the meetings with the employees need not be with all the members of the workplace forum, but with one or more members of the workplace forum.