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Discriminatory labour legislation and practices in South Africa in the field of farm labour.

Norman Levy

Discriminatory labour legislation and practices in South Africa in the field of farm labour.

by Norman Levy

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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWorking papers / International Labour Office / Programme Against Apartheid -- no.2
ContributionsInternational Labour Office.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20323092M
ISBN 109221053695

SOUTH AFRICAN LABOR LAW AND ARBITRATION The end of apartheid and the birth of a new constitution that embodies human rights give hope that the new South Africa will provide equal protection and opportunity to all citizens regardless of color. Post-Apartheid South Africa heavily relies on international human rights normsAuthor: Carmen Morris Twyman. SOUTH AFRICAN LABOUR LAW LEGISLATION: ACT: WHAT IS COVERED BY THE LEGISLATION: LABOUR RELATIONS: Labour Relations Act, No 66 of (extracts from the LRA) Freedom of association and general protections; collective bargaining; collective agreements; Bargaining Council; Statutory Councils; strikes and lock-outs; workplace forums; trade unions and employers' .

Labour Laws Code of good practice on Pregnancy and Afterbirth. Emerging HR Practices Training in South Africa. Property Shelling out Since It Pertains To Enterprise. Human Resources South Africa Top. Submit. Type above and press Enter to search. Press Esc to cancel. The third respondent applied for a position of an Assistant Mechanical Maintenance Manager in November His application was, however, unsuccessful. He then challenged the failure to appoint him on various grounds, which he alleged amounted to an unfair labour practice relating to promotion.

South Africa: Employment & Labour Law ICLG - Employment & Labour Laws and Regulations - covers common issues in employment and labour laws and regulations – terms and conditions of employment, employee representation and industrial relations, discrimination, maternity and family leave rights and business sales – in 51 jurisdictions. - Department of Labour (), Labour Market Statistics , Wellington. - Statistics New Zealand (), Human Capital Statistics, Wellington. 10 - 4 The Discrimination Coefficient Gary Becker’s neoclassical ‘taste discrimination model’! • Taste discrimination – a concept that essentially translates the notion of racialFile Size: KB.


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Discriminatory labour legislation and practices in South Africa in the field of farm labour by Norman Levy Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE IMPACT OF LABOUR LEGISLATION ON SOUTH AFRICAN FARM WORKERS’ LIVELIHOODS IN THE SKUINSDRIFT AREA, NORTH WEST PROVINCE Astrid Grub picture taken by Danie Robbertse in A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Humanities, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, in the fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts.

FAIR LABOUR PRACTICES IN INSOLVENCY LAW 18 Supra note 2 at 19 See Stefanus R van Jaarsveld & Stefan van Eck Principles of Labour Law () 2 ed at – 20 See chap VIII of the LRA,which regulates ‘Unfair dismissal and unfair labour practice’.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight the objectives of the South African labour law dispensation and government policy regarding the labour market. The way the legislature has attempted to achieve these objectives will also be explained.

The survey of the South. labour practices and exploitation in the South African labour market, which poses a challenge for the South African labour legislation and labour migrant workers’ ability to successfully move, live and work in South Africa.

This paper investigated the experiences of migrant workers in. labour organisation, one must first take note of the compositioi of South Africa's industrial labour force. African workers comprise 53 % of all workers in private industry, Whites 30%, Coloured, 13 % and Asians 4 %.

This shows that only a minority of South Africa's industrial workers are entitled to combine for the purpose of collective File Size: 1MB. A pervasive system of migrant labor played a fundamental part in shaping the past and present of South Africa’s economy and society and has left indelible marks on the wider region.

South Africa was long infamous for its entrenched system of racial discrimination. But it is also unique in the extent to which urbanization, industrialization, and rural transformation have been molded by Author: Peter Delius. There is no requirement under South African employment legislation for employees to receive these payments.

Such payments are however granted to employees at the discretion of the employer. It is sometimes negotiated and agreed to at the start of the employment relationship and the terms are embodied in the employment contract.

Relatively few employees went to court under this provision from the time it was put into force at the end of to the time of its repeal in This is surprising. The very reason item 2 (1) (a) was enacted was that the South African labour market is notoriously skewed as a result of past discrimination.

Section 6 of the Employment Equity Act (EEA) prohibits unfair discrimination against an employee on twenty arbitrary grounds, including: race, age, disability, sex, and many others. Discrimination at. THE LABOUR COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA, CAPE TOWN.

JUDGMENT. Case no: C / In the matter between: PIONEER FOODS (PTY) LTD. in any employment policy or practice, on one or more grounds, including race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, family responsibility, “Litigants who bring discrimination cases to the Labour Court and simply.

A copy can be downloaded from the Department of Labour website at which also contains a pro forma contract format for a Farm Worker which can be used by employers.

For more information please contact Leah at or at () or. Non-discrimination is a main principle in the ILO’s code of practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work. ILO guidelines on labour law include provisions on discrimination, and in countries such as Namibia and South Africa, the ILO has provided advice on legislative change in this area.

The Department of Labour has published a series of amendment bills proposing changes to three existing legislative acts tackling critical issues within the South African labour market.

The amendments are being introduced in an attempt to address and regulate the growing ‘casualisation’ of work that has become a feature of the labour market. Labour Court against that award within 14 days of the date of the award, but the Labour Court, on good cause shown, may extend the period within which that person may appeal.” [6] Section 11 deals with the onus in disputes where the employee alleges discrimination, as in this case: “Burden of proof.

The South African Constitution guarantees the right to equality and also gives protection to all from unfair discrimination. It goes further by acknowledging that affirmative action measures are necessary to advance disadvantaged groups.

Section 23(1) is an unusual provision—only South Africa and Malawi expressly protect the right to fair labour practices — as it is so broad and overarching.

An exact definition of fair labour practices is impossible, since this is a dynamic field of the law, rooted in socioeconomic rights. Stronger Together in partnership with the Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA) and the Sustainability Initiative South Africa (SIZA) are offering subsidised training – ‘Detecting, Deterring and Dealing with Forced Labour for Agri-Businesses’ for agricultural businesses across South Africa.

amendments to South Africa’s labour laws including amendments to the Employment Equity Act, No 55 of (EEA) and in particular its provisions relating to the principle of equal pay for equal work, far-reaching amendments to the Labour Relations Act, No 66 of.

Labour law and advice for employees on retrenchments, unfair labour practices, harassment, salary disputes, discrimination etc. We assist our members in the CCMA and Labour Court to protect their labour law rights. claims to this Court: One claiming unfair discrimination1 in terms of ss 6, 10 and 50 of the Employment Equity Act2; and one claiming automatically unfair dismissal3 in terms of s (1)(f) of the Labour Relations Act.4 The two claims were consolidated on 31 January [2] The matter was set down for trial commencing on Monday 5.

Apartheid Legislation ss. Whites benefited from this Act because it gave legal force to White job reservation practices. South Africa Amended South African labour laws for Transkei. Commenced: 1 September Separate Representation of Voters Amendment Act No 50 of collective bargaining, (3) forced labour and (4) discrimination.

The findings of this investigation show that there is no uniformity in the implementation of International Labour Organisation (ILO) standards in the SADC region and, therefore, it is recommended labour law .In South Africa employees are protected by various pieces of legislation.

Section 23 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa provides for a right to fair labour practice. In its preamble the Labour Relations Act 66 of (hereafter referred to as the LRA) states that the purpose of the Act is to advance economic development.