The Chairman of the Portfolio committee of Labour, Mr. Eleck Nchabeleng, has announced that the amendments to the Labour Relations Amendment Bill (“LRA Bill”), Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill ("BCEA Bill"), Employment Equity Amendment Bill ("EE Bill") and Public Services Employment Bill ("PSE Bill") will be finalized by November 2013.

The committee has indicated that the LRA and BCEA Bills need to undergo parliamentary review including public hearings before being enacted while the EE and PSE Bills will also be subjected to its own public hearings.

The committee aims to have the bills enacted before the end of 2013.