EMPLOYMENT LAW JANUARY 2011 NEWSLETTER

Monday, January 31, 2011
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On 17th December 2010 the Minister of Labour published four Bills in the Government Gazette. The Bills propose amendments to a range of employment laws. Members of the public were given until 17 February 2011 to comment on the Bills.rnrnAlthough the purpose of the proposed amendments to the law and their effect is not clear in many respects, we think it important to give clients a quick overview of what is envisaged, particularly because the Bills have already been the subject of much speculation and at times misleading reporting in the public media.rnrnWe will be running a client seminar on 2 February 2011 for those clients who want to examine the proposals in more detail. This briefing note is intended to give an overview only.

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