Labour Relations And Labour Law


Course overview

This Bradley Institute introduction to the predominant Labour Laws and Labour Relations in South Africa will enable the Employer and the practitioner to understand the main elements of labour laws and how it will affect the employee and the employer on a day to day basis. A basic knowledge of these principles as set out in our labour laws ensure fairness, certainty and consistency in the work environment and will prevent many disputes between the employer and employee.

Who should attend the course?

  • Line Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • HR Managers
  • ER Managers
  • HR staff
  • ER staff

Course objectives

Delegates who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Use their practical and academic knowledge of South African labour law in order to understand the role that legislation plays in the workplace.
  • Prevent or deal with legal/labour relations’ problems that arise as a result of inappropriate/illegal employment conditions.

The Learning Model

The trainer uses up-to-date training techniques and a variety of training methods, to give all participants the
best opportunities for learning including:

  • Class session
  • Group discussions
  • Simulations exercises
  • Case studies and problem solving exercises
  • Individual assignments
  • Templates and tools

Course Contents

  • Module 1: Introduction – Relevant Legislation: Labour Relations Act
  • Module 2: Introduction – Relevant Legislation: Basic Conditions of Employment Act
  • Module 3: Introduction – Relevant Legislation: Employment Equity Act
  • Module 4: Retrenchments
  • Module 5: LRA Amendments

Course Calendar


06-10 Jan

03-07 Feb

02-06 Mar

20-24 Apr

04-08 May

08-12 Jun

06-10 Jul

03-07 Aug

07-11 Sept

05-09 Oct

02-13 Nov

07-11 Dec

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Cost: R12 500


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