The Labour Relations Amendment Act No.6 of 2014 (the Amendment Act) was signed into law by the President on 15 August 2014 and published in Government Gazette No. 37921 on 18 August 2014. The President has gazetted 1 January 2015 as the date on which the Amendment Act will come into operation.

In part 2 of a two-part series, we summarise the major developments arising from the Amendment Act relating to the following:

  • automatically unfair dismissal provisions;
  • large scale retrenchments;
  • picketing;
  • enforcing and executing on arbitration awards; and
  • reviews of arbitration awards.

Click here to view the summary.