Programme in Advanced Labour Law
Online Advanced Programme in Labour Law
16 Jan 2024
R 10900.00

Brief Description

The Advanced Programme in Labour Law provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the legislation and case law around labour issues in South Africa, with the specific aim to correctly implement these principles in your organisation. The programme delves into contentious aspects of both employees' and employers' rights with regard to Human Resources and Labour Law practice. During the programme, you will gain invaluable insights into the most recent developments in areas of individual as well as collective employment relations and you will gain skills in the drafting of contracts of employment.

Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this programme, you should be able to:

  • Draw up a contract of employment in compliance with the provisions of the basic conditions of employment act
  • Understand the effects of the amendments to the labour relations act on the employment relationship
  • Conduct disciplinary, incompetence and incapacity hearings
  • Describe the procedures to be followed during retrenchments
  • Understand the latest constitutional court and lac decisions regarding majoritarianism and minority trade unions
  • Discuss the legal consequences of a protected and unprotected strike, and
  • Describe the correct procedures to be followed during violent and unprotected strikes.

Course Content
  • Drafting of contracts of employment
  • Impact of the Constitution on Labour Law
  • The Basic Conditions of Employment Act (as amended)
  • The National Minimum Wage Act
  • The Employment Equity Act (as amended)
  • The Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act
  • The Labour Relations Act (as amended)
    • organisational rights
    • unfair labour practices
    • unfair dismissal
    • retrenchment
    • transfer of businesses as going concerns
    • strikes and lock-outs, and
    • dispute resolution practice and procedures.

Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have obtained a diploma or degree. Other post-school training that includes a module in labour law or human resource management will also be considered.
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Law and Human Rights
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This programme is ideal for you if you aim to practice in labour law and/or human resource management.

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