University Short Courses

Labour Relations

University Short Course

Labour Relations

Fee: R6 150.00

Relevant fields of study: Management

Offered by: Graduate Centre for Management (GCM)

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Ms. Siyasanga Ntshinga, Email: ntshingas@cput.ac.za, Telephone: 021 460 8335/ 065 809 4661
• Anyone who wishes to pursue a career in labour relations
• Shop stewards
• Union officials
• Junior and middle managers
• Business owners
• History of labour relations of South Africa
To gain an understanding of the events that has led to the current labour laws and the democratisation of the workplace

• Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995
To gain sufficient knowledge of what the Act lays down regarding the employees right to belong to unions; organisation rights; collective agreements, bargaining councils, strikes, lockouts, unfair labour practices, unfair dismissals, and the dispute resolution mechanisms provided for in the Act (CCMA, Bargaining Councils and the Labour Court)

• Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 or 1997
To gain sufficient knowledge of what the Act prescribes in terms of working hours, overtime, night work, work on Saturday and public holidays, leave, sick leave, maternity leave, family responsibility leave, termination of employment, particulars of employment, deductions, remuneration and the variations permitted by the Act.

• Dealing with discipline in the workplace
To gain an understanding of the principles laid down in the Code of Good Practice, Dismissals and to become familiar with the principles established in case law regarding dismissals

• Protected Disclosures Act
To gain an understanding of what a Protected Disclosure is and the protections provided by the Act

• Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998
To understand what the Act defines as unfair discrimination and how to eliminate this in the workplace. To be able to implement Affirmative Action and Employment Equity in the workplace.
• Code of Good Practice on the handling of Sexual Harassment in the workplace
To gain an understanding of what sexual harassment is and how to deal with it in the workplace.
• HIV in the workplace
To learn to what the Constitution, legislation and case law prescribes on how to deal with workers that are living with HIV and AIDS.
Assignments, group project and final examination
Persons 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.
Online only

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Important dates and times
Remember to apply and register on time.

Application Deadline: 2021-04-15

Course offered at: Online
Course lasts for: 10 Weeks (30 hours)
Note about registration:
The course will commence with minimum of 15 students.

Please note the course is not Credit bearing.
Class times are: Tuesdays, 17:00-20:00
Note about class dates:
The course will commence with minimum of 15 students.

Please note the course is not Credit bearing.

Remember to apply and register on time.

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