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Labour Relations Act, 1995

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To change the law governing labour relations and, for that purpose to give effect to section 27 of the Constitution, to regulate the organisational rights of trade unions, to promote and facilitate collective bargaining at the workplace and at sectoral level, to regulate the right to strike and the recourse to lock-out in conformity with the Constitution, to promote employee participation in decision-making through the establishment of workplace forums, to provide simple procedures for the resolution of labour disputes through statutory conciliation, mediation and arbitration (for which purpose the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration is established), and through independent alternative dispute resolution services accredited for that purpose, to establish the Labour Court and Labour Appeal Court as superior courts, with exclusive jurisdiction to decide matters arising from the Act, to provide for a simplified procedure for the registration of trade unions and employers organisations, and to provide for their regulation to ensure democratic practices and proper financial control, to give effect to the public international law obligations of the Republic relating to labour relations, to amend and repeal certain laws relating to labour relations, and to provide for incidental matters.

 

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Latest Developments:

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated for the Extension to non-parties of the COVID-19 personal protection Equipment& other Essential Products collective agreement for the Bargaining Council for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry, as per Notice R750 of GG 43506, dated 6 July 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated for the Publication of the National Bargaining Council for the Hairdressing, Cosmetology, Beauty and Skincare Industry, as per Notice R663 of GG 43419, dated 12 June 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated for the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration Tariff of Fees effective 1 June 2020, as per Notice 616 of GG 43376, dated 1 June 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated to list the accredited Bargaining Councils that can conduct Conciliation and Arbitration subject to conditions, where applicable,  as per Notice 292 of GG 43358, dated 29 May 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the cancellation of Notice R588 of 25 May 2020, GG 43349,  as per Notice R593 of GG 43354, dated 26 May 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry: Extension to Non-Parties of the COVID-19 Lockdown II Collective Agreement, as per Notice R594 of GG 43354, dated 26 May 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the cancellation of R403 of 26 March 2020, as per Notice R588 of GG 43349, dated 25 May 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated for the National Textile Bargaining Council: Extension to Non-Parties of the COVIR-19 Lockdown  Collective Amending Agreement, as per Notice R488 of GG 43267, dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated for the Extension of Dispute Resolution Collective Agreement to Non-parties for the Bargaining Council for the Civil Engineering Industry, as per Notice R507 of GG 43289, dated 8 May 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by an Extension to non-parties of the COVID-19 Lockdown Collective Agreement, per Notice R485 of GG 43264, dated 4 May 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated for the Bargaining Councils accredited by the CCMA, per Notice 225 of GG 43192, dated 3 April 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated for the Extension of Period of Operation of the Main Collective Agreement fir the Building Industry Bargaining Council, as per Notice R224 of GG 43051, dated 28 February 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by an Extension to non-parties of the main Collective Agreement for the Bargaining Council for the Tanning Sector, as per Notice No. R1393 of GG42807 dated 30 October 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by an Extension to non-parties of the main Collective Agreement for the Bargaining Council for the Canvas Goods Industry (Gauteng), as per Notice No. N325 of GG43110 dated 20 March 2020.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with Extension of Period of Operations of the Collective Bargaining Levy Agreement for the Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of SA as per Notice No. R. 1102 of GG42658 dated 23 August 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with Amendments to the National Bargaining Council of the Leather Industry of SA : Extension to non-parties of the General Goods and Handbag Sector Collective Agreement as per Notice No. R1413 of GG42813 dated 1 November 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with Amendments to the National Bargaining Council of the Leather Industry of SA : Extension to Non-parties of the Footwear Section Collective Agreement as per Notice No. R. 1382 of GG42789 dated 25 October 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with the Bargaining Council for Contract Cleaning Services Industry (KwaZulu Natal) : Extension to Non-parties and Main Collective Agreement as per Notice No. 1076 of GG42644 dated 16 August 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with Amendments to the Bargaining Council for the Civil Engineering Industry (BCCEI): Extension of Amendments (to R936 of 2018) of Conditions of Employment Collective Agreement to Non-parties as per Notice No. R. 1072 of GG42637 dated 16 August 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with a List of Bargaining Councils Accredited by the CCMA in terms of the Labour Relations Act for Conciliation, Arbitration and/or Inquiry for the period 1 May 2019 to 31 May 2022 as per Notice No. 315 of GG42514 dated 7 June 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with a Notice published by the Essential Services Committee as per Notice No. 271 of GG42464 dated 17 May 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with Amendments to the Bargaining Council for the Fishing Industry : Extension to Non-parties of the Main Collective Agreement as per Notice No. R. 280 of GG42260 dated 1 March 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated for the Extension of the Wage and Task Grade Collective Agreement for the Civil Engineering Industry, Notice No. R951 of GG 41904, dated 14 September 2018

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated for the Extension of the non-parties of the Main Collective Agreement for the Bargaining Council for the Food Retail, Restaurant, Catering and Allied Trades, per Notice No. R632 of GG 40963, dated 7 July 2017.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with the Bargaining Council for the Fishing Industry : Extension to Non-parties and Main Collective Agreement as per Notice No. R. 587 of GG35549 dated 27 July 2012.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with the National Bargaining Council for the Leather Industry of SA : Tanning Sector Collective Agreement as per dated July 2011.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with the National Bargaining Council for the Leather Industry of SA : Footwear Sector Collective Agreement as per agreement dated July 2011.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with the Bargaining Council for the Leather Industry of SA : General Goods and Handbag Sector Collective Agreement as per agreement dated July 2011.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with the Bargaining Council for the Building Industry (Cape of Good Hope): Extension of Main Agreement to Non-parties as per Notice No. R.1513 of GG42850 dated 22 November 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with Amendments to the Bargaining Council Furniture Manufacturing Industry of the South Western Districts : Extension of Main Agreement to Non-parties as per Notice No. R.613 of GG42418 dated 26 April 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with Amendments to the Bargaining Council for the Wood and Paper Sector: Renewal of Period of Operation of the Conditions of Service for the Pulp and paper Sector Collective Agreement as per Notice No. R.614 of GG42418 dated 26 April 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with the Variation of Scope of Bargaining Council for the Laundry, Cleaning and Dyeing Industry (KwaZulu Natal) as per Notice No. R.400 of GG42305 dated 15 March 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with the Variation of Scope of the Bargaining Council for the Contract Cleaning Services Industry (KwaZulu Natal) as per Notice No. R. 370 of GG42287 dated 8 March 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with the Bargaining Council Furniture Manufacturing Industry of the South Western Districts: Extension to Non-parties of the Main Collective Agreement as per Notice No. 497 of GG41632 dated 18 May 2018.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with the National Bargaining Council for the Wood and Paper Sector: Extension of the Collective Agreement on Conditions of Service for the Pulp and Paper Sector to non-parties as per Notice No. R. 709 of GG40059 dated 10 June 2016.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with Amendments to the BCCEI: Extension of Registration and Administration Expenses Collective Agreement to Non-parties as per Notice No. R.1482 of GG42840 dated 15 November 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with the latest Bargaining Council for the Civil Engineering Industry:  Extension of Registration and Administration Expenses Collective Agreement to Non-parties as per Notice No. R.1106 of GG41981 dated 19 October 2018.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated with a Cancellation of Government Notice R.490 of 2014 BCCEI Extension of Registration and Administration Expenses Collective Agreement to Non-parties as per Notice No. R.1106 of GG41981 dated 19 October 2018.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the Amendments to BCCEI: Extension of Condition of Employment Collective Agreement to nonparties, Government Gazette 42828, dated 8 November 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the declaration of the Collection Agreement concluded in the National Textile Bargaining Council, Government Gazette 42684, dated 6 September 2019.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by Codes of Good Practice, Collective Bargaining, Industrial Action and Picketing as per Notice No. R.1396 of GG42121 dated 19 December 2018.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by Guidelines, Guidelines issued in terms of Section 95(8) of the Labour Relations Act as per Notice No. R.1395 of GG42121 dated 19 December 2018.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by Regulations, Picketing Regulations as per Notice No. R.1393 of GG42121 dated 19 December 2018.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by Notices, Commencement of the Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2018 as per Notice No. R.1377 of GG42103 dated 12 December 2018.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995), has been updated by Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, Rules for the Conduct of Proceedings before the CCMA as per Notice 776 of GG42092 dated 7 December 2018.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by the Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2018 as per Notice No. 1304 of GG42061 dated 12 December 2018.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by Notices, Notice published by the Essential Services Committee,  as per GG 41621, Notice No. 237 dated 11 May 2018.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, Tariff of fees, Notice 699 of 2017 dated 8 September 2017.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Regulations, Government Gazette 40128, Notice No. R. 816, dated 8 July 2016.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration Tariff of Fees, Government Gazette 39807, Notice No. 115, dated 11 March 2016.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by the substitution of Clause 44(3) by clause 3(1), Government Gazette 39299, dated 16 October 2015.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Rules for the Conduct of Proceedings before the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, Government Gazette 38843, Notice No. 498, dated 3 June 2015.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration, Guidelines on Misconduct Arbitration, Government Gazette 38573, Notice No. R. 224, dated 17 March 2015.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Rules for the Conduct of Proceedings before the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration, Government Gazette 38572, Notice No. R. 223, dated 17 March 2015.

 

The Labour Relations Act, (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Commencement of the Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2014, Notice No. R. 87 of 2014, Government Gazette 38317, dated 19 December 2014.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by section 25 of the Legal Aid South Africa Act, 2013 (Act No. 39 of 2014), Government Gazette 38315, Notice No. 1013, dated 9 December 2014.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration Code of Conduct for Commissioners, Government Gazette 38230, Notice No. 918, dated 21 November 2014.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2014 (Act No. 6 of 2014), Notice No. 629, Government Gazette 37921, dated 18 August 2014.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Building Bargaining Council North and West Boland: Extension of Amendment of Main Collective Agreement to Non-Parties, Government Gazette 36850, Notice No. R. 691, dated 20 September 2013.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995, (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Government Gazette 36360, Notice No. R. 279, National Bargaining Council for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry: National Main Collective Agreement, Part I: Provisions for the Non-Metro Areas. August 2013.

The Labour Relations Act, 1995, (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Government Gazette 36360, Notice No. R. 279, National Bargaining Council for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry: National Main Collective Agreement, Part C: Provisions for the Kwazulu-Natal Region. August 2013.

The Labour Relations Act, 1995, (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Government Gazette 36067, Notice No. R. 18, National Bargaining Council for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry: Consolidated Provident Fund Collective Agreement for the Kwazulu-Natal Region. August 2013.

The Labour Relations Act, 1995, (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Government Gazette 36725, Notice No. R. 550, Bargaining Council for the Hairdressing Trade Cape Peninsula: Main Collective Agreement. August 2013.

The Labour Relations Act, 1995, (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Government Gazette 36156, Notice No. R. 112, Bargaining Council for the Hairdressing, Cosmetology, Beauty and Skincare: Extension of Consolidated Collective Agreement to Non-Parties. August 2013.

The Labour Relations Act, 1995, (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Government Gazette 36360, Notice No. R. 279, National Bargaining Council for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry: National Main Collective Agreement, Part A: Provisions for the Eastern Cape Region. August 2013.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by the Superior Courts Act, 2013 (Act No. 10 of 2013), Government Gazette 36743, Notice No. 615, dated 12 August 2013.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by General Intelligence Laws Amendment Act, 2013 (Act No. 11 of 2013), Government Gazette 36695, Notice No. 528, dated 23 July 2013.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by National Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of South Africa: Extension of Consolidation of Collective Agreement to non-parties, Government Gazette 36650, Notice No. R. 485, dated 12 July 2013.

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by National Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of South Africa: National Pension and Provident Funds Collective Agreement.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Motor Ferry Industry Bargaining Council of South Africa: Extension to Non-Parties of the Main Collective Agreement, Government Gazette 36469, Notice No. R. 356, dated 17 May 2013.

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council (SARPBAC) Main Collective Agreement.

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Motor Industry Bargaining Council (MIBCO) Main Collective Agreement.

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Building Industry Bargaining Council (Cape of Good Hope) Re-Enactment and Amendment of Main Collective Agreement.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Government Gazette 36468, Notice No. R. 355, Hairdressing and Cosmetology Services Bargaining Council (Semi-National: Extension of Main Collective Agreement to Non-Parties), dated 17 May 2013.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Bargaining Council for the Building Industry, Bloemfontein: Renewal of Period of Operation of the Collective Agreement, Government Gazette 36338, Notice No. R. 265, dated 12 April 2013.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Bargaining Council for the Building Industry, Bloemfontein: Extension to Non-Parties of the Collective Amending Agreement”, Government Gazette 36338, Notice No. R. 264, dated 12 April 2013.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Variation of Scope of the Motor Ferry Industry Bargaining Council of South Africa”, Government Gazette 36016, Notice No. 1054 of 2012, dated 28 December 2012.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “ Building Industry Bargaining Council (Cape of Good Hope) Cancellation of Government Notice”, Government Gazette 35932, Notice No. 993, dated 7 December 2012.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Bargaining Council for the Building Industry, Kimberley: Extension of Amendment of Collective Agreement to Non-Parties, Government Gazette 35884, Notice No. R. 948, dated 23 November 2012.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Bargaining Council for the Building Industry, Kimberley: Extension of Amendment of Electrical Installation Section Collective Agreement to Non-Parties”, Government Gazette 35884, Notice No. R. 950, dated 23 November 2012

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Bargaining Council for the Building Industry, Kimberley: Renewal of Period of Operation of Electrical Installation Section Collective Agreement”, Government Gazette 35884, Notice No. R. 949, dated 23 November 2012

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by the Extension of Period of Operation of the Footwear Section Collective Agreement, Government Gazette 35385, Notice No. R. 411, dated 1 June 2012.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by the Extension to Non-Parties of the General Goods and Handbag Section Collective Amending Agreement, Government Gazette 35832, Notice No. R. 885, dated 2 November 2012.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Government Gazette 34910, dated 6 January 2012 – Notice R.4; National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry: Extension to Non-Parties of the Main Collective Agreement.

 

Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Government Gazette 34824, dated 7 December 2011 – Notice R.1018; Bargaining Council of the Leather Industry.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council: Extension to Non-Parties of the Main Collective Re-Enacting and Amending Agreement, Government Gazette 34613, Notice No. R. 748, dated 23 September 2011.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by:

Government Gazette 35481, dated 6 July 2012 - Notice R.504; National Bargaining Council.

Government Gazette 35481, dated 6 July 2012 - Notice R.515; National Bargaining Council.

Government Gazette 34910, dated 6 January 2012 - Notice R.5; National Bargaining Council Amending Agreement.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by GG34909 dated 6 January 2012 General Notice 3 Cancellation of registration of a Bargaining Council.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been updated by an Extension to non-parties of the main Collective Agreement for the Bargaining Council for the Furniture Manufacturing Industry of the Western Cape, as per Notice No. R.448 of GG33211 dated 28 May 2010.

 

The Act has been updated by an amendment notice to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, printed in Government Gazette No. 31564 dated 7 November 2008.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995 has been amended by Government Gazette 31191, Notice No. R. 710, National Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of South Africa: Extension of Amendment of National Pension and Provident Funds Collective Agreement to Non-Parties, dated 4 July 2008.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Cancellation of Registration of a Trade Union: The Trade Union for Upliftment of South Africa (TUFUSA)”, Government Gazette 30968, Notice No. 447, dated 18 April 2008

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Cancellation of Registration of an Employer’s Organisation: East London & District Meat Traders Association”, Government Gazette 30968, Notice No. 446, dated 18 April 2008

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Cancellation of Registration of a Trade Union”, Government Gazette 30680, Notice No. 118, dated 25 January 2008

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Cancellation of Registration of a Trade Union”, Government Gazette 30680, Notice No. 117, dated 25 January 2008

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Cancellation of Registration of a Trade Union”, Government Gazette 30680, Notice No. 116, dated 25 January 2008

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Cancellation of Registration of a Trade Union”, Government Gazette 30680, Notice No. 115, dated 25 January 2008.

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Cancellation of Registration of a Trade Union”, Government Gazette 30680, Notice No. 114, dated 25 January 2008

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Cancellation of Registration of a Trade Union”, Government Gazette 30697, Notice No. 143, dated 1 February 2008

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Cancellation of Registration of a Trade Union”, Government Gazette 30697, Notice No. 146, dated 1 February 2008

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Cancellation of Registration of a Trade Union”, Government Gazette 30697, Notice No. 147, dated 1 February 2008

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by “Cancellation of Registration of a Trade Union”, Government Gazette 30697, Notice No. 148, dated 1 February 2008

 

The Labour Relations Act 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by the addition of Rules relating to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration as published in Notice No. R. 1448 in Government Gazette No. 25515 dated 10 October 2003, as well as an amendment thereto in Government Gazette No. 29587 dated 9 February 2007;

 

The Labour Relations Act, (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Code of Good Practice: Who is an Employee, Government Gazette 29445, General Notice No. 1774, dated 1 December 2006.

 

The act has been amended by the Schedule of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act (GG26311) 28 April 2004

 

The Labour Relations Act 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Tariff of Fees in Notice No. R. 1444 Government Gazette No. 25515 dated 10 October 2003;

Amended by the Intelligence Services Act, 2002.

The Act has been updated by the Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2002 (12 of 2002) as gazetted in GG 23540 dated 24 June 2002.

The Labour Relations Regulations have been updated as gazetted in GG 23651 dated 25 July 2002.

The Guidelines issued in terms of section 95(8) have been added to the Act as gazetted in GG 23611 dated 25 July 2002.

The Regulations for the conduct of Facilitations have been added to the Act as gazetted in GG 23611 dated 25 July 2002.

 

The following bulleted items have been Gazetted but not yet added to the Labour Relations Act on Acts Online:

Amendment to the conduct of proceedings of the Labour Court – GG 22587 dated 17 August 2001,

Essential Services Committee: SA National Blood Service – GG 22670 dated 21 September 2001

 

The Code of Good Practice on key aspects of HIV/AIDS and Employment, as published in Gazette 21815 and dated December 1, 2000, has been added to the Act.

Rules regulating the Practice and Procedure for Resolving Disputes through Conciliation and at Arbitration Proceedings have been added to the Act, as published in Gazette 20981 and dated 31 March 2000.

The Department of Labour have Gazetted a Social Plan on Labour Market and Human Resource Development for Job Creation, as published in the Gazette Number 20305 and dated 23 July 1999.

A Code of Good Practice on Dismissal based on Operational Requirements has been added to the Act as published in Government Gazette 20254 dated 16 July 1999.

Section 12A has been added to the Labour Appeal Court Rules and dated 5 March 1999.The Rules of the Labour Court and of the Labour Appeal Court were extensively updated by gazette, dated 4 September 1998.The Act was also extensively updated by the Labour Relations Amendment Act, 1998, gazetted on 2 December 1998, which came into operation on 1 February 1999, as published in Government Gazette Notice No. R. 3, 1999 dated 15 January 1999.

 

The Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995) has been amended by Notice Published by the Essential Services Committee, Government Gazette 18276, Notice No. 1216, dated 12 September 1997.