BASIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

Commentary on the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997
By Prof. Alan Rycroft

Professor Alan Rycroft is Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Cape Town and is the author and co-author of several books and many articles on labour law and alternative dispute resolution. Alan is one of Worklaw's primary authors.

OUTLINE OF CONTENTS

1.   Definitions, purpose and application of the Act

2.   Regulation of working time

3.   Leave

4.   Particulars of employment and remuneration

5.   Termination of employment

6.   Prohibition of employment of children and forced labour

7.   Variation of basic conditions of employment

8.   Employment Conditions Commission

9.   Monitoring, enforcement and legal proceedings

10.   General

11.   Basic conditions of employment act, 1997 summary