Legislation

Legislation

Industrial Relations
LRA 1.01 Labour Relations Act, Act 66 of 1995 (original Act)

The Labour Relations Act was enacted with the following purposes: To change the law governing labour relations and, for that purpose-
· to give effect to section 27 of the Constitution;
· to regulate the organisational rights of trade unions;
· to promote and facilitate collective bargaining at the workplace and at sectoral level;
· to regulate the right to strike and the recourse to lockout in conformity with the Constitution;
· to promote employee participation in decision-making through the establishment of workplace forums;
· to provide simple procedures for the resolution of labour disputes through statutory conciliation, mediation and arbitration (for which purpose the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration is established), and through independent alternative dispute resolution services accredited for that purpose;
· to establish the Labour Court and Labour Appeal Court as superior courts, with exclusive jurisdiction to decide matters arising from the Act;
· to provide for a simplified procedure for the registration of trade unions and employers’ organisations, and to provide for their regulation to ensure democratic practices and proper financial control;
· to give effect to the public international law obligations of the Republic relating to labour relations;
· to amend and repeal certain laws relating to labour relations; and
· to provide for incidental matters.

LRA 1.02 1996 Amendments to the Labour Relations Act, Act 66 of 1995

1996 Amendments to the Labour Relations Act, Act 66 of 1995

LRA 1.03 1998 Amendments to the Labour Relations Act, Act 66 of 1995

1998 Amendments to the Labour Relations Act. Act 66 of 1995 as amended.

LRA 1.04 Explanatory Notes published in 2000 the Labour Relations Act, Act 66 of 1995

2000 Explanatory Notes Amendments to the Labour Relations Act

LRA 1.05 2002 Amended Labour Relatons Act, Act 66 of 1995 as amended

2002 Amended Labour Relations Act, Act 66 of 1995 as amended

LRA 1.06 2002 Amendments to the Labour Relations Act

2014 Labour Relations Amendment Act, Act 66 of 1995 as amended

LRA 1.08 2014 Labour Relations Amendment Act, Act 66 of 1995 as amended

2002 Amendments to the Labour Relations Act

LRA 1.09 2015 Proclamation of the 2014 Labour Relations Act

2002 Amendments to the Labour Relations Act

LRA 1.10 2017 Labour Relations Act Amendment Bill

2017 Labour Relations Act Amendment Bill