This course aims to introduce participants to the basic principles of labour law and inculcate a practical approach to work related issues.
To improve the level of competence of participants in basic labour law practice.
Topics covered in the course include:
- The role of trade unions in the work place.
- Details of how an investigation is conducted.
- Details of a disciplinary inquiry and the benefit of having a representative.
- Preparation and execution of arbitration.
- Introduction to the law of evidence without the legalese.
Detailed course outlines will be provided in the first lecture.
Any person, regardless of whether s/he is an employer or employee, who needs a simple understanding of labour issues denuded of all esoteric legal principles.
Matric or equivalent is a pre-requisite and participants need to be interested in the function of labour relations and recognise that they have a use for such knowledge in their working lives.
Applications should be accompanied by a short CV (3 pages maximum); matric certificate and a university academic/tertiary level study record.