IS A TRAVEL ALLOWANCE A BENEFIT AS CONTEMPLATED UNDER THE LABOUR RELATIONS ACT 66 OF 1995

Friday, August 23, 2013
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There has been some debate in our law over recent years where the CCMA and the Labour Court has had to consider whether various allowances such as a travel allowance or an acting allowance constitute a benefit as contemplated in s186 (2)(a) of the LRA. The question whether a travel allowance constitutes a benefit in terms of s186 (2)(a) of the LRA goes to the jurisdiction of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (the CCMA) to hear unfair labour practice disputes.

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