South African Labour and Employment Law

Labour Smart provides a one stop service for South African labour and employment law practitioners. We specialise in public training, in-house training, and weekly webinars covering all labour law requirements such as disciplinary hearings, employment equity, collective labour relations, the Labour Relations and Basic Conditions of Employment Acts, arbitrations and Labour Court matters.

Our events calendar will provide the subscriber with all presentation dates, modules, duration, venues and costs. Subscribing to our newsletters will inform you of all upcoming events. Labour in a box is a library collection of popular labour forms, templates, explanatory documents, examples and e-publications. All products can be purchased individually or as a package. Legal services are offered through Johanette Rheeder Incorporated. An Ask an expert service are provided where queries are answered within 24 hours.

We provide, free of charge, a list of all official documents from the CCMA, the Department of Labour and the UIF. Popular FAQ’s (frequently asked questions) are listed as a quick search.

Training Courses

Training is our speciality. As labour law experts we provide the delegates with training programs that are current and up to date on a vast array of labour law and HR topics. See our Events calendar for details.

Employment Equity

Everything you will need to establish an Employment Equity Committee, start the consultation process, do the analysis, developing and implementing the Employment Equity Plan and ultimately reporting to the DOL.

Archived Webinars

Every week we present a webinar covering a labour related subject with a Question and Answer session afterwards. All our webinars are recorded and archived, in case you have missed any of the presentations.

Dispute resolution

Dealing with all disputes in the workplace, CCMA, Bargaining Council and Labour Court. All the information needed to assist the employer and the employee in resolving internal and external disputes.

Labour in a Box

A library of all the latest labour and employment documents. For the day to day requirements any employer, no matter how big or small, needs for the processes, and management of employment and labour law.

Workplace Discipline

Managing misconduct and disciplinary hearings. How to assist the manager with the tools to identify and pro-actively deal with discipline and misconduct in the most effective and professional manner.

Department of Labour

The Department of Labour publishes legislation that regulates labour practices and activities. A library of official forms and documentation as provided and required by the South African Department of Labour.

Legal Services

Johanette Rheeder Inc will assist you with all your Labour law requirements.. Johanette Rheeder, BLC LLB (Pret), LLM (RAU) is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a Labour Law expert.

CCMA

The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration is a dispute resolution body established in terms of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 (LRA). The official forms and documentation required by the CCMA.

Ask an Expert

An innovative service by which you can ask any question about any labour related matter, which will be answered by our skilled labour experts. Queries, limited to 500 characters, will be answered within 24 hours.

Free Documents

A library of free official documentation and forms as provided by the Department of Labour, UIF and CCMA. Included in this list is LabourSmart forms, articles, templates and documentation that is available for free.

Employment Conditions

A collection of documents, information sheets, templates, draft contracts and letters to formalise the relationship between employer and employee in an organisation - Employment conditions and agreements.

e-Publications

A vast amount of practical experience and labour court judgements in an understandable and practical format. These e-books form a practical guide to HR on various labour law and employment related topics.

Policies and Procedures

Policies and procedures in the workplace is to ensure a consistent, well known and followed set of rules to assist the employer to regulate the conduct of employees and create consistency in application of its rules.

The POPI Act

The Protection of Personal Information Act deals with how to regulate the flow of personal information within the company. This example clause helps with context of how to regulate POPI in an employment context.

Organisations, Councils and Unions

A list of all the South African Employer's organisations, Bargaining Councils and Unions. Labour Smart Training is not affiliated to the CCMA or the Department of labour, and offer their official documents.

FAQ's

Frequently asked questions with short answers. All FAQ's are grouped into four major categories, namely Basic conditions of Employment, Disciplinary Hearings, Employment Equity and Labour Relations Act.