SA Labour and Employment Law Documents

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Employees, unions, managers and HR professionals from the smallest to the largest employer, can download templates, information sheets, publications and examples to assist in managing various aspects of HR, dispute resolution, disciplinary hearings and much more.

From our publications you can find guidance about any aspect of Labour law, literally from the date of the interview of the new employee until his dismissal, resignation or retrenchment.

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Fixed Term Agreements
Category Employment agreements
An article detailing case law and the controversy surrounding automatic renewal and legitimate expectations of renewal of fixed term agreements. Articles FREE Preview
Reasonable expectation of renewal of fixed term contracts
Category Employment agreements
The issue concerning legitimate expectation is dealt with in terms of section 186(1)(b) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (“the Act/LRA”) which includes a 'dismissal’ to mean that employee reasonably expected the employer to renew a fixed-term contract of employment on the same or similar terms but the employer offered to renew it on less favourable terms or did not renew it. Articles FREE Preview
Determination threshold 2014 GG
Category Basic Conditions of Employment
Published by the Minister of Labour in 2014, the earning threshold determining that certain employees earning above the set threshold will be excluded from certain provisions of the BCEA. Information Sheet FREE Preview
Example of charges in terms of disciplinary code
Category Disciplinary hearings
An information sheeting detailing a typical list of charges or transgressions. Information Sheet R 70.00 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
Sectoral Determinations – Section 51 - 58
Category Basic Conditions of Employment
A sectoral determination is made in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act. It determines the terms and conditions of employment for employees in that particular sector for which it is made. The determination is made by the minister of Labour and promulgated in the Government Gazette. Some of the sectoral determinations are amended on a yearly basis, for instance, the basic wage payable in that specific sector. Information Sheet R 70.00 Preview
LRA 4.2 Form - Referring disputes for determination as an essential service
Category CCMA
THE PURPOSE OF THIS FORM - This form is an application to the essential services committee for a determination that a service is an essential service or that a person works in an essential service. An essential service means a service, which, if interrupted, would endanger the life or health of people. Parliamentary services and the South African Police Service are defined as essential services. Any party to the dispute fills in this form. Forms FREE Preview
Form LRA3.17 - Submission of collective agreement of statutory council to minister for promulgation as a determination
Category Department of Labour
THE PURPOSE OF THIS FORM - A statutory council that is not sufficiently representative within its registered scope may submit a collective agreement as a recommendation to the Minister for promulgation as a determination under the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997. The Secretary of a statutory council fills in this form. Forms FREE Preview
Form LRA3.18 - Statutory council requests minister to amend or extend period of determination
Category Department of Labour
THE PURPOSE OF THIS FORM - A statutory council may submit a proposal to the Minister to amend or extend the period of any determination. Examples of a determination are an educational training scheme, a provident fund or any other collective agreement entered into between the representatives or parties to a statutory council. The Minister may make the amendment by Notice in the Government Gazette. The Secretary of the statutory council fills in this form. Forms FREE Preview
Form BCEA - Application for Ministerial Determination
Category Department of Labour
Application for variation in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 1997, As Amended Forms FREE Preview
Sectoral Determination 7 - Domestic Worker Wages 2016 - 2017
Category Department of Labour
Domestic worker minimum wage increases from 1 December 2015 - 2016 Forms FREE Preview
Sectoral Determination 14 - Hospitality Wages 2016
Category Department of Labour
Hospitality sector minimum wages as from 1 July 2016 Forms FREE Preview
Sectoral Determination 5 - Learnership Allowance 2016
Category Department of Labour
Sectoral Determination Learnership Allowance. Forms FREE Preview
Sectoral Determination 9 - Wholesale Wages 2017
Category Department of Labour
Sectoral Determination - Wholesale & Retail Sector wages 2017 Forms FREE Preview
Earnings Threshold - 2013
Category Department of Labour
Determination: Earnings Threshold 2013 Forms FREE Preview
Determination Threshold - 2014
Category Department of Labour
The Minister of Labour has published the amended determination threshold for 2014, which details which employees are excluded from certain sections of the BCEA. Forms FREE Preview
Sectoral Determination 6 - Private Security Wages 2016
Category Department of Labour
Sectoral Determination For Private Security Wages 2016. Salary rates from year 3 with effect from 1 September 2016 Forms FREE Preview
Sectoral Determination 10 - Children in Perfoming Arts
Category Department of Labour
Sectoral Determination 10 - Children in the performance of advertising, artistic and cultural activities Forms FREE Preview
Sectoral Determination 1 - Contract Cleaning Sector Wages 2017
Category Department of Labour
Sectoral Determination for Contract Cleaning Wages - 2016 - 2017 Forms FREE Preview
Sectoral Determination 13 - Farm workers 2013 - 2016 (Under 18)
Category Department of Labour
Sectoral Determination 13 - Farm workers (Under 18) from 1 March 2013 to February 2016 Forms FREE Preview
Ministerial Determinations CCMA
Category CCMA
Information sheet by the CCMA on Ministerial Determinations - The Minister of Labour may establish basic conditions of employment for employees in a certain sector or area by means of a Ministerial Determination. (Mar 2002) Forms FREE Preview
Retrenchment in Terms of Section 189A CCMA
Category CCMA
Information sheet by the CCMA on Retrenchment in Terms of Section 189A - This section applies to employers employing more than 50 employees. 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
Unilateral Changes CCMA
Category CCMA
Information sheet by the CCMA on Unilateral Changes - Terms and conditions of employment of employees are normally stipulated in their contracts of employment, which can either be verbal or be in writing. Forms FREE Preview
Sectoral Determination 2 - Civil Engineering 2012 - 2013
Category Department of Labour
Sectoral Determination 2 By Government Gazette - Civil Engineering 2012 - 2013 Forms FREE Preview
Sectoral Determination 13 - Farm Workers March 2017
Category Department of Labour
Sectoral Determination 13 - Farm workers from February 2016 Forms FREE Preview
Sectoral Determiniation - Ministerial Determiniation for Small Business Sector
Category Department of Labour
Sectoral Determiniation - Ministerial Determiniation for Small Business Sector Forms FREE Preview
Fixed Term Agreements
Category Employment agreements
An article detailing case law and the controversy surrounding automatic renewal and legitimate expectations of renewal of fixed term agreements. Articles FREE Preview
Reasonable expectation of renewal of fixed term contracts
Category Employment agreements
The issue concerning legitimate expectation is dealt with in terms of section 186(1)(b) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (“the Act/LRA”) which includes a 'dismissal’ to mean that employee reasonably expected the employer to renew a fixed-term contract of employment on the same or similar terms but the employer offered to renew it on less favourable terms or did not renew it. Articles FREE Preview
Termination and payments on termination of service
Category Basic Conditions of Employment
Payment on termination is regulated by the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (No. 75 of 1997) Chapter Five: Termination of employment. This section does not apply to employees who work less than 24 hours per month. Section 37 deals with notice of termination of employment. In terms of this section, (subject to section 38), a contract of employment terminable at the instance of a party to the contract, may be terminated only on notice of not less than one week, if the employee has been employed for six months or less; two weeks, if the employee has been employed for more than six months but not more than one year or four weeks, if the employee has been employed for one year or more; or is a farm worker or domestic worker who has been employed for more than six months. Information Sheet R 165.00 Preview
LRA 2.4A Form - Referring a dispute arising from negotiations concerning minimum service agreement for determination
Category CCMA
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS FORM? This form is a referral to the Essential Services Committee for a determination of a dispute arising from negotiations of minimum service agreement. WHO FILLS IN THIS FORM? Any party to the dispute. 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
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
Reasonable expectation of renewal of fixed term contracts
Category Employment agreements
The issue concerning legitimate expectation is dealt with in terms of section 186(1)(b) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (“the Act/LRA”) which includes a 'dismissal’ to mean that employee reasonably expected the employer to renew a fixed-term contract of employment on the same or similar terms but the employer offered to renew it on less favourable terms or did not renew it. Articles FREE Preview
Employee restraint of trade
Category Employment agreements
In this ROT Agreement, unless the context indicates a contrary intention, the following words and expressions bear the meanings assigned to them and cognate expressions bear corresponding meanings Template R 215.00 Preview
Employee restraint of trade
Category Employment agreements
In this ROT Agreement, unless the context indicates a contrary intention, the following words and expressions bear the meanings assigned to them and cognate expressions bear corresponding meanings Information Sheet R 200.00 Preview
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