Programme in Advanced Labour Law
Online Advanced Programme in Labour Law
31 Jan 2023
R 10200.00

Brief Description
The Programme in Advanced Labour Law provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the legislation around labour issues in South Africa, with the specific aim to correctly implement these principles in your organisation. The programme delves into progressive aspects of both employees' and employers' rights with regard to human resources and legal practice. During the programme, you will therefore gain invaluable insights to the most recent developments in areas of labour law as well as specialised skills in drafting contracts of employment in compliance with the provisions of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (as amended). There will be a particular focus on aspects related to COVID-19.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this programme, you should be able to
  • draft 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
  • discuss the legal consequences of a protected and unprotected strike, and
  • describe the correct procedures to be followed during violent and unprotected strikes.
  • Comprehend how to deal with COVID-19 in the workplace
Course Content
  • Drafting of contracts of employment
  • Impact of the Constitution on Labour Law
  • The Basic Conditions of Employment Act (as amended)
  • The new 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
    • COVID-19 in the workplace
    • 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
Who Should attend:
This programme is ideal for you if you aim to practice in labour law and/or labour relations.
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