Acts Online
GT Shield

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


Schedule 4 : Dispute Resolution

4. Collective Agreements (Agency Shop and Closed Shop Agreements)



(Chapter III, Section 24(6) and 24(7))






This procedure is about the interpretation or application of closed shop and agency shop agreements. For example, if the contributions deducted from wages in terms of those agreements are used for purposes other than those referred to in section 25(3)(d) or section 26 (3)(d), that dispute may be referred to the Commission. Dismissal disputes involving closed shops are dealt with in Chapter VIII - see diagram No. 11.


Section 24(7) confers a limited right of appeal to the Labour Court against some awards.