What legislation is related to employment?
Employment Rights Act 1996 This is the Act that governs the majority of the employment relationship, including but not limited to entitlements around: Contracts of employment. Pay. Dismissal and Grievance.
What is Section 23 of the Constitution?
23. (1) Everyone has the right to fair labour practices. (2) Every worker has the right— (a) to form and join a trade union; (b) to participate in the activities and programmes of a trade union; and (c) to strike.
What are the four main Labour laws in South Africa?
The Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (EEA) The Skills Development Act 97 of 1998 (SDA) The Unemployment Insurance Act 30 of 1996 (UIA) [NB: This law has been repealed and replaced by the Unemployment Insurance Act, 2001 ] The Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (OHSA)
What are three types of employment legislation?
There are several types of employment statutes including civil rights, family and medical leave, workers’ compensation, and labor relations laws. Other types of employment statutes include workplace safety, compensation and child labor, and immigrant employment statutes.
What are the main features of employment legislation?
The main areas of employment that are covered by the law are contracts of employment, working hours and holidays, time off when sick (and sick pay), health and safety, data protection, and anti-discrimination (gender, race, religion, sexual orientation and disability. From December 2006 it will also include age).
What are the 7 main areas of statutory employment legislation?
Examples of employees’ statutory rights include:
- A written statement of employment within two months of commencing employment.
- Payment at or above the national minimum wage.
- Paid sick leave, maternity, paternity or adoption leave, and holiday.
- A maximum work week of 48 hours.
- Antenatal care.
What are the 7 principles of Constitution?
The Constitution reflects seven basic principles. They are popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, checks and balances, federalism, republicanism, and individual rights. Republicanism The Constitution provides for a republican form of government.
What are the legislation acts to protect employees?
All your employees are protected by the Employment Rights Act 1996, as amended, against suffering any harm because of any reasonable actions they take on health and safety grounds. This applies regardless of their length of service.
What is the purpose of employment legislation?
Employment law regulates the relationship between employers and employees. It governs what employers can expect from employees, what employers can ask employees to do, and employees’ rights at work.
What are the laws in relation to employment?
Laws that relate to employment matters include: allowing for preferential work opportunities for military personnel and policemen or their family members following injury or death in the line of duty. The Labour Standards Act (LSA), which is the main law regulating minimum standards for a wide range of work conditions.
What does the basic conditions of Employment Act do?
Employment Conditions Commission. This Act allows the Employment Conditions Commission to advise the Minister of Labour, Monitoring, Enforcement and Legal Proceedings. Inspectors play an important role in implementing this law. They need to do the following: Advise workers and employers about their labour rights and obligations.
What was the sexual offences and Related Matters Act 2007?
The Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007 (Act 32 of 2007) [PDF], provides a legal framework to support an integrated approach to the management of sexual offences, thereby aiming to reduce secondary trauma to victims of such crimes. The department has developed the NRSO, which was deployed in 195 courts.
What kind of legislation is there in South Africa?
Legislation regulating the management and control of public expenditure: the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act 1 of 1999). Legislation regulating operations in the Public Service: the Public Service Act, 1994 (Act 103 of 1994), as amended.