Introduction to Labour Relations in South Africa
This edition has been updated with relevant facts and added in-depth critical analysis of developments in labour relations both in South Africa and internationally. This latest edition is hoped to give some ins
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This edition has been updated with relevant facts and added in-depth critical analysis of developments in labour relations both in South Africa and internationally. This latest edition is hoped to give some insight into the challenges this brings to the labour relations environment and also to remind ourselves of how far we have come and what we have endured in building our budding democracy.
Table of contents
Chapter 1 - Labour relations theory and perspectives
Chapter 2 - The history of labour relations in South Africa
Chapter 3 - Environmental influences on labour relations
Chapter 4 - Trade unions: goals, strategies and organisation
Chapter 5 - Management strategy and employer organisations
Chapter 6 - The role of the state, government strategies and the state as employer
Chapter 7 - South African labour law
Chapter 8 - Collective bargaining forums
Chapter 9 - Employee participation
Chapter 10 - Workplace agreements and procedures
Chapter 11 - The negotiation process
Chapter 12 - Conciliation, arbitration and Labour Court adjudication
Chapter 13 - Strikes and lock-outs
Chapter 14 - Future prospects
Appendix 1 - Summary of the Employment Equity Act
Appendix 2 - Summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act
Appendix 3 - Summary of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Appendix 4 - Summary of the Code of Good Practice on the handling of sexual harassment cases