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


Schedule 4 : Dispute Resolution

6. Strikes and Lock-outs (Not in compliance with the Act)



(Chapter IV, Section 68)





48 hours notice

The notice requirement is dealt with in section 68(2). Shorter notice may be permitted in the circumstances specified in that section. Notice is not required if the employees are engaged in an essential service or a maintenance service.


The orders that the Labour Court may grant include restraining orders and an order for the payment of compensation.