Submission on Labour Relations Amendment Bill 2017

19 March 2018
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On 21 February 2018 Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Labour opened a call for comments on the Labour Relations Amendment Bill, 2017. The Bill, inter alia, proposes “to provide criteria for the Minister before the Minister is compelled to extend the collective agreement as contemplated in the Act” and “to provide for the renewal and extension of funding agreements”.

This submission highlights the general principles of labour regulation that a government hoping to create employment and prosperity must bear in mind, and a comment on the proposed amendments to section 32 of the Labour Relations Act.

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