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The latest LRA amendments highlighted by Worklaw include advisory arbitration as a mechanism to resolve protracted strikes and violence during strikes: do people think this is going to be effective? How is this going to stop the violence before it occurs?
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Dumisani
 
The proposal for advisory arbitration will probably be used in large, high profile strikes, to try to bring an end to a long strike. That section is not for everyday use. It could be useful in forcing the parties to settle a long dispute that is destroying the economy. At least its an attempt to try something different - lets wait and see how it works before being too critical.

posted on: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 9:22:26 AM

Aubrey
 
It wont help much - violence happens because of things happening at that time. Arbitration much later will make little difference .

posted on: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 3:03:45 PM

Susan
 
When are these LRA Amendments going to be implemented?

posted on: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:54:51 AM

Worklaw comment
 
When we spoke recently to the Dept of Labour, they felt the LRA and BCEA Amendments and the Minimum Wage Act would be introduced around September / October 2018.

posted on: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:56:48 AM
 
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