No more uncertainty and headaches with regrades to labour law
Be confident that you as the employer not only comply with labour law but also use it to protect your business and your rights as an employer.
As specialists and market leaders in the field of labour law, we minimise your labour risk by managing it proactively.
The LWO has a national footprint and render services according to our members' needs on their premises.
One of the biggest benefits of being a member with the LWO is peace of mind, when you are confident that your business complies with labour law. As an LWO member you have unlimited access to the 24/7 legal advice helpline where you speak directly to a qualified legal advisor for expert assistance and a hands-on approach to every day uncertainty workplace misconduct and disputes.
Contact us on the 24/7 free legal advice helpline, available 365 days of the year, on 086 110 1828.
Upon joining, every member receives an information and implementation session with proactive training so you know exactly what is expected of you. A labour law audit is also included with 100% compliance in mind, during which all labour law documentation is provided, explained, discussed and implemented – including employment contracts, policies, procedures, posters, etc.
The employment contract is the most important document in any employer-employee relationship. The LWO provides our members with purpose-built employment contracts specific to your business and industry. Don’t be satisfied with a generic employment contract. Use the best employment contracts for your industry and your business.
We also provide our members with free labour law documentation that comply with labour law as well as the applicable Sectoral Determination or Bargaining Council Agreement. This includes warnings, notices, policies, procedures, etc.
The LWO uses labour law to the employer’s optimum benefit in drafting these documents in order to protect your business.
The LWO is a registered employers’ organisation with the Department of Labour – this means that we have the right to represent our members in the CCMA, Bargaining Councils and Labour Court.
We are currently boasting a success figure of 99.87% at the CCMA.
The LWO assist our members with any labour law services. This includes:
- Providing purpose-built employment contracts
- Providing all labour law documentation
- The creation and implementation of rules in the workplace
- Enforcing discipline in the workplace
- Disciplinary hearings
- Representation at the CCMA, Bargaining Council and Labour Court
- Assistance with trade union negotiations
- Assistance with strikes
- Assistance with restructuring
- Assistance with retrenchments
- Assistance with inspections by the Department of Labour
The LWO also assist our members to comply with the requirements set by the Employment Equity Act.
The Employment Equity Act applies to all employers, but “designated employers” (who meet the minimum requirements) have additional responsabilities. A “designated employer” is any employer with 50 or more employees, or an industry specific annual turnover – click here for a breakdown of the requirements
Contact the LWO for assistance to make sure you comply.
Take note: All LWO members have access to ALL our services.
If a specific service is not already included in the membership package fee you will just pay for the service on a “pay as you go” basis at members tariffs, which are R713.00 per hour and R5.30 per km.
These tariffs are only for time spent on the premises and kilometers traveled.