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President Jacob Zuma has, in terms of section 84(2)(a) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, assented to the Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2004 (Act No.6 of 2014). The Act seeks to, amongst others: (a) Respond to the increased informalisation of labour to ensure that vulnerable groups receive adequate protection and are employed in conditions of decent work. (b) Ensure that labour legislation gives effect to fundamental constitutional rights, including the right to fair labour practices, to engage in collective bargaining and right to equality and protection from unfair discrimination. (c) Enhance the effectiveness of primary labour market institutions such as the Labour Court, CCMA, the Essential Services Committee and Labour Inspectorate. (d) Rectify the anomalies and clarify uncertainties that have risen from the interpretation and application of the Act and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997).
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (IRASA) COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVE: 7th ILERA AFRICA REGIONAL CONGRESS: 15 & 16 SEPTEMBER 2014 BOTSWANA
The Botswana Public Service Bargaining Council (BPSBC) will host the 7th ILERA Africa Regional Congress- with support from the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) and Industrial Relations Association of South Africa (IRASA). ILERA, being the International Labour and Employment Association, was established in 1966 and its general purpose is to promote the study of labour and employment relations throughout the world in the relevant academic disciplines. The IRASA is gearing up to host the 17th World Congress of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) in Cape Town in 2015. This is a prestigious event at which experts from across the world present the latest developments and research on employment relations and numerous related topics.In the build up to the World Congress, IRASA will be hosting the 7th ILERA AFRICAN REGIONAL CONGRESS on the 15-16 September 2014 in Gabarone, BotswanaA panel of experts will present and facilitate on “THE AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE ON A CHANGING WORLD OF WORK: HOW DO THE INCREASE OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN AFRICA, THE EXTENT OF INFORMAL WORK, THE IMPACT OF LABOUR MIGRATION AND THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR IMPACT ON THE LABOUR MARKET, EMPLOYEE RELATIONS AND SOCIAL PROTECTION IN AFRICA”.Click here to find out more
Parties to the PSCBC met today to confirm the annual salary increase for Public Servants for the 2014/15 period. The increase with effect from the 1 April 2014 will be 7,2%. The increase will be implemented together with the salary run on the 15th May 2014 (backdated to April 2014).A further 0,2% owed to public servants between the actual CPI and projected CPI for the 2013/14 salary increase will be paid on 1 May 2014.