Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill

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Submissions are now closed (since 16 March 2018)

Employment and Labour

The Portfolio Committee on Labour invites interested individuals and stakeholders to submit written comments on the Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill [B 30 - 2017] .

The Bill aims to amend the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997, so as to substitute and insert certain definitions; to provide for daily wage payments applicable to certain employees; to repeal the provisions dealing with sectoral determinations and Employment Conditions Commission; to extend the jurisdiction of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration; to extend the provisions for monitoring and enforcement by the labour inspector to include enforcement of the provisions of the National Minimum Wage Act, 2017, the Unemployment Insurance Act and the Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act; to provide for claims for underpayment; to provide for transitional arrangements to regulate sectoral determinations currently in force and to strengthen collective bargaining in respect of the sectors regulated by those sectoral determinations; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Comments and Enquiries can be directed to Mr Zolani Sakasa at or on on tel: 021 403 3735, cell: 083 709 8488 by no later than Friday, 16 March 2018 at 16:30.

All those interested in making a verbal presentation to the Committee should indicate this in their submission.