SA Labour and Employment Law Documents

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Amendments to Labour legislation
Category Amendment acts
Summary of the latest amendments to the labour legislation of 2014, discussing the amendments to the LRA, BCEA, EEA and the Employment Conditions Bill. Publication R 240.00 Preview
Code of conduct expanded public works
Category Codes of good practice
The Code of Good Practice for Employment and Conditions of Work for Expanded Public Works Programmes. Published in terms of section 87(2) of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act No 75 of 1997. Forms FREE Preview
Code of Good Practice Basic Conditions of Employment and Pregnancy GG
Category Codes of good practice
A code of good practice promulgated in terms of section 87(1)(b) of the BCEA dealing with the protection of female employees during pregnancy and after birth. Information Sheet FREE Preview
Comprehensive introduction to EEA
Category Employment Equity
A comprehensive introduction to the inner workings of the Employment Equity Act (as Amended). Information Sheet R 430.00 Preview
Defining the employment relationship
Category Recruitment and selection
An article discussing the definition of an employee and how the definition of the employment relationship has been interpreted by the courts. Information Sheet R 190.00 Preview
Discussion paper - Recruitment and employment equity
Category Employment Equity
This publication deals with the recruitment process and employment equity. It considers the right of applicants not to be unfairly discriminated against, the right to privacy, medical testing, psychometric testing, affirmative action and managerial prerogative. Information Sheet R 450.00 Preview
Employment equity through 2012
Category Employment Equity
A reflection of Employment Equity through the cases published in 2012. Information Sheet R 200.00 Preview
General conditions Annexure
Category Employment agreements
An information sheet of a typical employment contract setting out the terms of employment. Information Sheet R 430.00 Preview
General conditions Annexure
Category Employment agreements
A template of a typical employment contract for employees setting out the terms and conditions of employment. Template R 450.00 Preview
Job offer
Category Employment agreements
A contract executed in two parts in the form of an offer and acceptance. Completed together, the two documents comprise of a fully fledged contract of employment with a probationary term. Information Sheet R 150.00 Preview
Job offer
Category Employment agreements
A contract executed in two parts in the form of an offer and acceptance. Completed together, the two documents comprise of a fully fledged contract of employment with a probationary term. Template R 180.00 Preview
Form EEA 1 Employment Equity Declaration by Worker
Category Department of Labour
The Employment Equity Act requires employers to do an analysis of their workforce profile. Workers can complete the EEA1 to assist employers with this analysis. The Purpose of This Form is to get information from workers on a voluntary basis, to assist employers with analysing their workplace profile Forms FREE Preview
Form EEA 2 - Employment Equity Report
Category Department of Labour
The Employment Equity Act requires designated employers to send employment equity reports to the Department. The Purpose of This Form is to gives the format for employment equity reports, incorporates the reporting requirements and contains the progress report that has to be completed. All designated employers in terms of the Employment Equity Act fills in this form, as well as employers that reports voluntarily Forms FREE Preview
EEA 3 - Summary of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998
Category Department of Labour
EEA 3 - A summary of the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998, as amended issued in terms of section 25(1) Forms FREE Preview
EEA 5 - Written Undertaking
Category Department of Labour
The purpose of this form is to obtain a written undertaking from the employer in terms of Section 36 to comply with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998, as amended. An employer, assisted by a labour inspector completes this form. Forms FREE Preview
EEA 6 Form - Compliance Order
Category Department of Labour
This form is used to issue a compliance order to an employer who has failed to comply with sections 16, 17, 19, 22, 24, 25 or 26 of the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998, as amended. Failure to comply with this compliance order may result in the Director-General applying to the Labour Court, to make this compliance order an order of the Labour Court. A labour inspector fills in this form and the form goes to the employer. Forms FREE Preview
EEA 11 Form - Application for an Employment Equity Report
Category Department of Labour
The form is used to request the Employment Equity Report (Form EEA2) of an employer from the Department of Labour. It is issued in terms of Section 21(5) of the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998 as amended. The applicant who is making the request completes this form. Forms FREE Preview
Code of Good Practice - HIV / AIDS and employment
Category Department of Labour
Code of good practice on key aspects of HIV / AIDS and employment Forms FREE Preview
Basic Conditions of Employment Act
Category Department of Labour
Basic Conditions of Employment Act 1997 Forms FREE Preview
Code of Good Practice on the Integration of Employment Equity into Human Resource Policies and Practices - Part 1
Category Department of Labour
Code of Good Practice - The integration of employment equity into human resource policies practices - Part 1 Forms FREE Preview
Code of Good Practice on the Integration of Employment Equity into Human Resource Policies and Practices - Part 2
Category Department of Labour
Code of Good Practice - The integration of employment equity into human resource policies practices - Part 2 Forms FREE Preview
Code of Good Practice on the Integration of Employment Equity into Human Resources Policies
Category Department of Labour
Code of Good Practice - The integration of employment equity into human resources policies Forms FREE Preview
Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - English
Category Department of Labour
Form BCEA1A - Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - English Forms FREE Preview
Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - Afrikaans
Category Department of Labour
Form BCEA1B - Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - Afrikaans Forms FREE Preview
Summary of the Basic Consitions of Employment Act - Sepedi
Category Department of Labour
Form BCEA1C - Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - Sepedi Forms FREE Preview
Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - Sotho
Category Department of Labour
Form BCEA1D - Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - Sotho Forms FREE Preview
Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - Setswana
Category Department of Labour
Form BCEA1E - Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - Setswana Forms FREE Preview
Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - Siswati
Category Department of Labour
Form BCEA1F - Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - Siswati Forms FREE Preview
Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - Venda
Category Department of Labour
Form BCEA1G - Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - Venda Forms FREE Preview
Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - IsiXhosa
Category Department of Labour
Form BCEA1J - Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - IsiXhosa Forms FREE Preview
Summary of the Basic Conditions of Emploment Act - IsiZulu
Category Department of Labour
Form BCEA1K - Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - IsiZulu Forms FREE Preview
Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - IsiNdebele
Category Department of Labour
Form BCEA1l - Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act - IsiNdebele Forms FREE Preview
Domestic worker employment contract - Afrikaans
Category Department of Labour
Sample - Domestic worker employment contract - Afrikaans - Skriftelike besonderhede van diens (Huiswerker) Forms FREE Preview
Domestic worker employment contract - English
Category Department of Labour
Sample - Domestic worker employment contract - English. Written particulars (Domestic Worker) Forms FREE Preview
Sample Employment Contract
Category Department of Labour
Sample Employment Contract Forms FREE Preview
Employment Equity CCMA
Category CCMA
information sheet by the CCMA on Employment Equity - South Africa has a legacy of discrimination in relation to race, gender and disability that has denied access to opportunities for education, employment, promotion and wealth creation to the majority of South Africans. Forms FREE Preview
Employment v Independent Contractor CCMA
Category CCMA
Information sheet by the CCMA on Employment v Independent Contractor - The employment contract serves as the foundation for the relationship between an employee and that employee’s employer. It is also the starting point for the entire system of labour law rules. Forms FREE Preview
Termination of Employment CCMA
Category CCMA
Information Sheet by the CCMA on Termination of Employment - These rules on termination of employment do not apply to employees who work less than 24 hours per month. The length of employment determines the notice period. Forms FREE Preview
Transfer of Contracts of Employment CCMA
Category CCMA
Information sheet by the CCMA on Transfer of Contracts of Employment - When a company is transferred or sold ‘as is’ to a new owner, the employees’ contracts of employment are transferred to the new company without any changes. Forms FREE Preview
Written Particulars of Employment CCMA
Category CCMA
Information sheet by the CCMA on Written Particulars of Employment - In terms of the law, when an employee starts to work for the employer, certain details must be written down. These may form part of a written contract of employment. Forms FREE Preview
How to Claim UIF Unemployment Benefits
Category UIF
Information sheet on how to claim UIF unemployment benefits (information by Department of Labour) Forms FREE Preview
Basic Guide to UIF Unemployment Benefits
Category UIF
Basic Guide on UIF Unemployment Benefits - Who can claim? When must I claim? How long can I claim for? How will I be paid? and When the UIF May Refuse to Pay, with links to the relevant section from the Unemployment Insurance Act Forms FREE Preview
Forms for Employment Equity Reports
Category Codes of good practice and Regulations
A document containing links to the Employment Equity Reports. Information Sheet FREE Preview
How to draft an EE Plan
Category Employment Equity
In terms of the Employment Equity Act, as amended, a designated employer must prepare and implement and EE Plan which will achieve reasonable progress toward employment equity in the workplace. Information Sheet R 190.00 Preview
How to draft an EE Plan
Category Employment Equity
In terms of the Employment Equity Act, as amended, a designated employer must prepare and implement and EE Plan which will achieve reasonable progress toward employment equity in the workplace. Template R 205.00 Preview
Summary of the employment Equity Regulation R595 of GG 37873 of 1 August 2014
Category Employment Equity
This regulation repealed the previous regulations of 2009. The regulations define work of equal value, duties of the designated employer, enforcement mechanisms and general administrative matters. Template R 300.00 Preview
Summary of the employment Equity Regulation R595 of GG 37873 of 1 August 2014
Category Employment Equity
This regulation repealed the previous regulations of 2009. The regulations define work of equal value, duties of the designated employer, enforcement mechanisms and general administrative matters. Information Sheet R 285.00 Preview
Polygraph testing in the employment environment - 1
Category Polygraph testing
The probative value of Polygraph testing is discussed. Information Sheet FREE Preview
Polygraph testing in the employment environment - 1
Category Polygraph testing
The probative value of Polygraph testing is discussed. Template FREE Preview
Polygraph testing in the employment environment - 2
Category Polygraph testing
The probative value of Polygraph testing is discussed. Information Sheet FREE Preview
Polygraph testing in the employment environment - 2
Category Polygraph testing
The probative value of Polygraph testing is discussed. Template FREE Preview
Legal aspects in recruitment and selection
Category Recruitment and selection
This information sheet details the law surrounding recruitment and case law surrounding aspects of affirmative action, a person's right to privacy, and general recruitment & interview related information for the workplace. Information Sheet R 300.00 Preview
Vulnerable employees - Part time employment
Category Vulnerable employees
"TES" workers or Temporary Employment Service employees are one of the most vulnerable types of workers as they have very limited protection afforded to them under the LRA. The proposed amendments seek to change this and provide greater protection. Information Sheet R 95.00 Preview
Vulnerable employees - Temporary employment
Category Vulnerable employees
"TES" workers or Temporary Employment Service employees are one of the most vulnerable types of workers as they have very limited protection afforded to them under the LRA. The proposed amendments seek to change this and provide greater protection. Information Sheet R 95.00 Preview
Vulnerable employees - Temporary employment Services
Category Vulnerable employees
"TES" workers or Temporary Employment Service employees are one of the most vulnerable types of workers as they have very limited protection afforded to them under the LRA. The proposed amendments seek to change this and provide greater protection. Information Sheet R 130.00 Preview
EEA13 - Employment Equity plan
Category Employment Equity
Employment Equity Plan (Section 20). Section 20 requires designated employers to prepare and implement an Employment Equity Plan which will achieve reasonable progress towards employment equity in the employer’s workforce. Information Sheet FREE Preview
EEA13 - Employment Equity plan
Category Employment Equity
Employment Equity Plan (Section 20). Section 20 requires designated employers to prepare and implement an Employment Equity Plan which will achieve reasonable progress towards employment equity in the employer’s workforce. Template FREE Preview
Employment Equity Regulation R595 of GG 37873 of 1 August 2014
Category Employment Equity
This regulation repealed the previous regulations of 2009. The regulations define work of equal value, duties of the designated employer, enforcement mechanisms and general administrative matters. Information Sheet FREE Preview
Equal pay for work of equal value
Category Employment Equity
Section 6 (4) of the Employment Equity Amendment Act of 2013 (EEAA) further allows for work of equal value for equal pay principle. According to the amendment, direct or indirect unfair discrimination will also include a differentiation in terms and conditions of employment of employees doing the same or similar work, substantially the same work or work of equal value. Information Sheet R 130.00 Preview
Equal pay for work of equal value
Category Employment Equity
Section 6 (4) of the Employment Equity Amendment Act of 2013 (EEAA) further allows for work of equal value for equal pay principle. According to the amendment, direct or indirect unfair discrimination will also include a differentiation in terms and conditions of employment of employees doing the same or similar work, substantially the same work or work of equal value. Template R 145.00 Preview
People With Disabilities - As Defined By The EEA
Category Employment Equity
People with disabilities are defined as people with long-term or recurring physical or mental impairment, which substantially limits their prospect of entry into or advancement in employment. This is a two tier requirement and the second part should always be considered as not all disabilities will qualify under the EEA. Information Sheet R 165.00 Preview
The Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998 & The Employment Equity Amendment Act 47 of 2013 - Practical Overview
Category Employment Equity
The Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998 (EEA) deals with rights which are protected in our Constitution. Chapter 2 of the Bill of Rights, as contained in the Constitution of South Africa, enshrines the rights of all people in South Africa and affirms the democratic values of human dignity, equality and freedom. The EEA affirms the rights of employees to equity and fairness in the work place. Publication R 220.00 Preview
POPI Example Clause
Category Employment agreements
This is an example of a POPI clause which may be used in an employment contract, This is only an example clause and should be adapted in accordance with your existing employment contract and policies. - should you require assistance, please use our "Ask an Expert" function. Information Sheet R 95.00 Preview
POPI Example Clause
Category Employment agreements
This is an example of a POPI clause which may be used in an employment contract, This is only an example clause and should be adapted in accordance with your existing employment contract and policies. - should you require assistance, please use our "Ask an Expert" function. Template R 110.00 Preview
Comprehensive introduction to EEA
Category Employment Equity
A comprehensive introduction to the inner workings of the Employment Equity Act (as Amended). Information Sheet R 430.00 Preview
Discussion paper - Recruitment and employment equity
Category Employment Equity
This publication deals with the recruitment process and employment equity. It considers the right of applicants not to be unfairly discriminated against, the right to privacy, medical testing, psychometric testing, affirmative action and managerial prerogative. Information Sheet R 450.00 Preview
Employment equity through 2012
Category Employment Equity
A reflection of Employment Equity through the cases published in 2012. Information Sheet R 200.00 Preview
Form EEA 1 Employment Equity Declaration by Worker
Category Department of Labour
The Employment Equity Act requires employers to do an analysis of their workforce profile. Workers can complete the EEA1 to assist employers with this analysis. The Purpose of This Form is to get information from workers on a voluntary basis, to assist employers with analysing their workplace profile Forms FREE Preview
Form EEA 2 - Employment Equity Report
Category Department of Labour
The Employment Equity Act requires designated employers to send employment equity reports to the Department. The Purpose of This Form is to gives the format for employment equity reports, incorporates the reporting requirements and contains the progress report that has to be completed. All designated employers in terms of the Employment Equity Act fills in this form, as well as employers that reports voluntarily Forms FREE Preview
EEA 3 - Summary of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998
Category Department of Labour
EEA 3 - A summary of the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998, as amended issued in terms of section 25(1) Forms FREE Preview
EEA 5 - Written Undertaking
Category Department of Labour
The purpose of this form is to obtain a written undertaking from the employer in terms of Section 36 to comply with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998, as amended. An employer, assisted by a labour inspector completes this form. Forms FREE Preview
EEA 6 Form - Compliance Order
Category Department of Labour
This form is used to issue a compliance order to an employer who has failed to comply with sections 16, 17, 19, 22, 24, 25 or 26 of the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998, as amended. Failure to comply with this compliance order may result in the Director-General applying to the Labour Court, to make this compliance order an order of the Labour Court. A labour inspector fills in this form and the form goes to the employer. Forms FREE Preview
EEA 11 Form - Application for an Employment Equity Report
Category Department of Labour
The form is used to request the Employment Equity Report (Form EEA2) of an employer from the Department of Labour. It is issued in terms of Section 21(5) of the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998 as amended. The applicant who is making the request completes this form. Forms FREE Preview
Code of Good Practice on the Integration of Employment Equity into Human Resource Policies and Practices - Part 1
Category Department of Labour
Code of Good Practice - The integration of employment equity into human resource policies practices - Part 1 Forms FREE Preview
Code of Good Practice on the Integration of Employment Equity into Human Resource Policies and Practices - Part 2
Category Department of Labour
Code of Good Practice - The integration of employment equity into human resource policies practices - Part 2 Forms FREE Preview
Code of Good Practice on the Integration of Employment Equity into Human Resources Policies
Category Department of Labour
Code of Good Practice - The integration of employment equity into human resources policies Forms FREE Preview
Employment Equity CCMA
Category CCMA
information sheet by the CCMA on Employment Equity - South Africa has a legacy of discrimination in relation to race, gender and disability that has denied access to opportunities for education, employment, promotion and wealth creation to the majority of South Africans. Forms FREE Preview
Forms for Employment Equity Reports
Category Codes of good practice and Regulations
A document containing links to the Employment Equity Reports. Information Sheet FREE Preview
How to draft an EE Plan
Category Employment Equity
In terms of the Employment Equity Act, as amended, a designated employer must prepare and implement and EE Plan which will achieve reasonable progress toward employment equity in the workplace. Information Sheet R 190.00 Preview
How to draft an EE Plan
Category Employment Equity
In terms of the Employment Equity Act, as amended, a designated employer must prepare and implement and EE Plan which will achieve reasonable progress toward employment equity in the workplace. Template R 205.00 Preview
Summary of the employment Equity Regulation R595 of GG 37873 of 1 August 2014
Category Employment Equity
This regulation repealed the previous regulations of 2009. The regulations define work of equal value, duties of the designated employer, enforcement mechanisms and general administrative matters. Template R 300.00 Preview
Summary of the employment Equity Regulation R595 of GG 37873 of 1 August 2014
Category Employment Equity
This regulation repealed the previous regulations of 2009. The regulations define work of equal value, duties of the designated employer, enforcement mechanisms and general administrative matters. Information Sheet R 285.00 Preview
EEA13 - Employment Equity plan
Category Employment Equity
Employment Equity Plan (Section 20). Section 20 requires designated employers to prepare and implement an Employment Equity Plan which will achieve reasonable progress towards employment equity in the employer’s workforce. Information Sheet FREE Preview
EEA13 - Employment Equity plan
Category Employment Equity
Employment Equity Plan (Section 20). Section 20 requires designated employers to prepare and implement an Employment Equity Plan which will achieve reasonable progress towards employment equity in the employer’s workforce. Template FREE Preview
Employment Equity Regulation R595 of GG 37873 of 1 August 2014
Category Employment Equity
This regulation repealed the previous regulations of 2009. The regulations define work of equal value, duties of the designated employer, enforcement mechanisms and general administrative matters. Information Sheet FREE Preview
People With Disabilities - As Defined By The EEA
Category Employment Equity
People with disabilities are defined as people with long-term or recurring physical or mental impairment, which substantially limits their prospect of entry into or advancement in employment. This is a two tier requirement and the second part should always be considered as not all disabilities will qualify under the EEA. Information Sheet R 165.00 Preview
The Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998 & The Employment Equity Amendment Act 47 of 2013 - Practical Overview
Category Employment Equity
The Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998 (EEA) deals with rights which are protected in our Constitution. Chapter 2 of the Bill of Rights, as contained in the Constitution of South Africa, enshrines the rights of all people in South Africa and affirms the democratic values of human dignity, equality and freedom. The EEA affirms the rights of employees to equity and fairness in the work place. Publication R 220.00 Preview
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