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


Schedule 2 : Guidelines for Constitution of Workplace Forum

8. Facilities to be provided to workplace forum



(section 82(1)(r))


1) The constitution must require the employer to provide adequate facilities to the workplace forum to perform its functions.



a) The employer must provide, at its cost—
i) fees, facilities and materials that are necessary for the conduct of elections and by-elections of the workplace forum; and
ii) administrative and secretarial facilities that are appropriate to enable the members of the workplace forum to perform their functions and duties.
b) These facilities must include, but are not limited to, a room in which the workplace forum may meet and access to a telephone.
c) The costs incurred by the employer in complying with the provisions of paragraphs (a) and (b) must be reasonable, having regard to the size and capabilities of the employer.