LABOUR LAW IN SOUTH AFRICA
The following labour legislation is in place:
Applies to all workers and employers and aims to advance economic development, social justice, labour peace and the democracy of the workplace.
Applies to all employers and workers and regulates leave, working hours, employment contracts, deductions, pay slips, and termination.
Workers who are affected by occupational injuries and diseases are entitled to compensation.
Applies to all employers and workers and protects workers and job seekers from unfair discrimination, and also provides a framework for implementing affirmative action.
Aims to provide and regulate health and safety at the workplace for all workers.
Aims to develop and improve the skills of the South African workforce.
Prescribes how employers should contribute to the National Skills Fund.
Prescribes how employers should contribute to the UIF Contributions fund.
Provides security to workers when they become unemployed.
To provide for the promotion and regulation of the training of manpower and for that purpose to provide for the establishment of a National Training Board, a Manpower Development Fund and a Fund for the Training of Unemployed Persons; to provide for the establishment, accreditation, functions and powers of training boards; the registration of regional training centres, private training centres and industry training centres; and the imposition on certain employers of a levy in aid of training; and to provide for matters connected therewith. .
KNOW MORE ABOUT IMPORTANT DEPARTMENTS
The follow are few important departments in the service of workers