The purpose of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act is to give effect to the right to fair labour practices, as referred to in Section 23 (1) of the Constitution, by establishing and providing for the regulation of basic conditions of employment. Thereby complying with the obligations of the Republic as a member of the International Labour Organisation and to provide for all matters connected thereto.
President Jacob Zuma approved the amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act on 09 December 2013 which came into effect on 01 September 2014. We hereby highlight the most important amendments. Read more