What is the CCMA?
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) was established as an independent, apolitical dispute resolution body in terms of the Labour Relations Act (LRA), Act 66 of 1995 and is aimed at promoting fair practises and resolving labour disputes within the working environment.
Recent amendments in legislation that affects the CCMA
Recent amendments to the LRA aim to reduce the case load of the Labour Court and the CCMA, as well as create more stability within the labour market. However, the case load of the CCMA was bound to increase due to the effect of the CCMA’s increased power and the fact that it is a free service. Read more