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Workers' rights - Constitutional Court of South Africa

2 天前  South Africa's Constitution now goes far in guaranteeing workers' rights, such as the right to strike. Section 23 - Labour relations. The rights afforded to citizens generally apply to workers too - such as the rights to equality, privacy, dignity and life. But some sections in the Bill of Rights are especially useful to workers.

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The Rights of Workers and the Laws That Protect Them

2016-5-6  THE CONSTITUTION The South African Constitution guarantees workers’ rights. In addition, government has aligned the country’s labour laws with the best practices advocated by the International Labour Organisation, the UN agency that promotes social justice and labour rights. Section 23 of the South African Constitution guarantees that

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The Constitutional Court on the rights of minority trade ...

2021-3-26  The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (‘Constitution’) protects the rights of workers and trade unions to freedom of association,6 to organise,7 to strike8 and to engage in collective bargaining. 9 From the wording of the Constitution it is apparent that these rights are not only accorded to majority or representative trade ...

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From Workplace Rights to Constitutional Rights in South

2021-4-27  workplace rights to constitutional rights in South Africa. This background document, aimed at stimulating debate, covers the period of South Africa’s initial involvement in the ILO during its formation leading up to South Africa’s withdrawing from the ILO in 1964; the

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Your rights at work - SECTION27

2020-9-8  In Hoffman v South African Airways(2000), the Constitutional Court was asked to decide if SAA had violatedHoffman’s constitutional right to equality, dignity and fair labour practices. Hoffman applied for a job with SAA as a cabin attendant. He was asked to go for an HIV test, and was refused the job because he was HIV positive. The Court ...

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Mining Law 2022 Laws and Regulations South Africa ICLG

2021-9-13  South Africa: Mining Laws and Regulations 2022. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - South Africa covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights – in 15 jurisdictions.

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Home is where the mine is - Housing rights for mine workers

On 15 April 2016, the Minister of Mineral Resources published the draft Reviewed Broad Based Black-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry 2016 (“the draft reviewed Mining Charter”) for public comment, addressing among other issues, the targets to be met by the mining industry in respect of the housing and living conditions of mine workers.

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South Africa: Mining gathering must confront human

2020-2-3  News February 3, 2020 9:43 am South Africa: Mining gathering must confront human rights violations. Mining companies and their stakeholders, including investors, governments and politicians, must confront the human rights abuses that are rife in

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Know your rights - Constitutional Court of South Africa

2021-11-19  Know your rights. The Bill of Rights, contained in Chapter 2 of the final Constitution, guarantees all South Africans basic human rights. Everyone, for example, has a right to life, equality, human dignity and privacy. Some rights, however, are especially relevant to certain categories of people.

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Constitutional Court ruling: Domestic workers and their ...

Legal compliance in respect of domestic workers has for a moment in November 2020 been too short of a topic of conversation, in my opinion, when a landmark judgment was handed down by the South African Constitutional Court in November 2020, cited as Mahlangu and Another v Minister of Labour and Others (CCT306/19) [2020] ZACC 24 (19 November 2020).

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The Constitutional Court on the rights of minority trade ...

2021-3-26  The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (‘Constitution’) protects the rights of workers and trade unions to freedom of association,6 to organise,7 to strike8 and to engage in collective bargaining. 9 From the wording of the Constitution it is apparent that these rights are not only accorded to majority or representative trade ...

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Home is where the mine is - Housing rights for mine workers

On 15 April 2016, the Minister of Mineral Resources published the draft Reviewed Broad Based Black-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry 2016 (“the draft reviewed Mining Charter”) for public comment, addressing among other issues, the targets to be met by the mining industry in respect of the housing and living conditions of mine workers.

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Know your basic rights in the workplace Labour Research ...

2020-1-27  The South African constitution provides for some basic rights for workers. The Labour Relations Act (LRA) expands on these basic rights. In addition to this, the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) seeks to protect vulnerable workers. The conditions outlined in the LRA and the BCEA aren’t inflexible, meaning that employers can offer better conditions, but not worse conditions.

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THE RIGHT TO STRIKE AND ITS LIMITATIONS by

2020-3-10  South Africa, because it is a member of the ILO, ratified the said Conventions and more ... supervisors of the mining workers team. The shop steward and union officials who were ... Section 23 of the Constitution grants every worker the right to strike. The main aim of granting these constitutional rights are to encourage collective bargaining.20

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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 ...

2 天前  1. This Bill of Rights is a cornerstone of democracy in South Africa. It enshrines the rights of all people in our country and affirms the democratic values of human dignity, equality and freedom. 2. The state must respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights in the Bill of Rights. 3.

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Chapter 53 Labour Relations - Constitutional Law of

3 See Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Act 200 of 1993 ('IC' or 'Interim Constitution'). Section 27 read: '(1) Every person shall have the right to fair labour practices. (2) Workers shall have the right to form and join trade unions, and employers shall have the right to form and join employers' organisations.

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South Africa’s constitutional Court protects domestic

2020-11-24  South Africa’s constitutional Court protects domestic workers. The court has ruled that these employees can claim from the Compensation Fund if injured while on duty. The ground-breaking judgment also ensures domestic workers can apply retrospectively. 21 October 2020: Before the Constitutional Court ruling, domestic workers were not able to ...

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The Right to Strike under the Labour Relations Act 66

2019-5-10  new constitution complied with the constitutional principles enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 200 of 1993.15 There were essentially two main objections. The first objection was that the inclusion of the right to strike in the new Constitution and the

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EQUAL PAY FOR WORK OF EQUAL VALUE – A SOUTH

2019-12-14  the interpretation of the Bill of Rights and as such falls under the ultimate jurisdiction of the Constitutional Court. 20 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948. 21 South Africa ratified Convention 100 on 30 March 2000. 22 Art. 7(1). Although South Africa signed this ...

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Constitutional Rights in South Africa Protect Against ...

2021-4-21  Constitutional Rights in South Africa Protect Against Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Tanya Calitz Finally, after a long year with the ever-present threat of the COVID-19 virus, there is a glimpse of light at the end of a very dark tunnel, presenting itself as a vaccine.

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Home is where the mine is - Housing rights for mine workers

On 15 April 2016, the Minister of Mineral Resources published the draft Reviewed Broad Based Black-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry 2016 (“the draft reviewed Mining Charter”) for public comment, addressing among other issues, the targets to be met by the mining industry in respect of the housing and living conditions of mine workers.

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Constitutional Court dismisses coal-mining company’s ...

2021-11-17  Constitutional Court dismisses coal-mining company’s appeal bid. The Constitutional Court has dismissed a second attempt by Uthaka Energy (formerly known as Atha-Africa Ventures) to have it intervene in a lengthy legal battle over its plan to mine coal in a protected area in Mpumalanga. Archive photo: Ashraf Hendricks.

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Know your basic rights in the workplace Labour Research ...

2020-1-27  The South African constitution provides for some basic rights for workers. The Labour Relations Act (LRA) expands on these basic rights. In addition to this, the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) seeks to protect vulnerable workers. The conditions outlined in the LRA and the BCEA aren’t inflexible, meaning that employers can offer better conditions, but not worse conditions.

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THE RIGHT TO STRIKE AND ITS LIMITATIONS by

2020-3-10  South Africa, because it is a member of the ILO, ratified the said Conventions and more ... supervisors of the mining workers team. The shop steward and union officials who were ... Section 23 of the Constitution grants every worker the right to strike. The main aim of granting these constitutional rights are to encourage collective bargaining.20

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What are the Rights of Domestic Workers in South Africa

2021-4-8  South Africa has reached a milestone in respect of the minimum wage for domestic workers. Employment and Labour Minister, Mr Thulas Nxesi published a new minimum wage in the Government Gazette 44136.The minimum wage for domestic workers in South Africa was announced on the 8 th of February 2021. In 2018, the minimum wage for domestic workers was granted at R 15.00 per hour.

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WORKERS’ RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION AND

2021-5-21  2009 (15-2) Fundamina 59 trade unionism.13 There is no absolute certainty about the formation of the first workers’ movement in South Africa. According to Finnemore and Van der Merwe14 one of the first documented trade unions in South Africa was the Carpenters and Joiners Union that was founded in 1881.

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INTHE LABOUR APPEAL COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA,

2016-7-1  9.1. Upon a proper interpretation of the union constitution, were individual workers members of AMCU at the relevant time? 9.2. What is the review test by which to review a ruling by an arbitrator on the interpretation of a union constitution? 9.3. Whose rights are at issue? 9.4. What right, if any, does any employer have to concern itself with the

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Constitutional Rights in South Africa Protect Against ...

2021-4-21  Constitutional Rights in South Africa Protect Against Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Tanya Calitz Finally, after a long year with the ever-present threat of the COVID-19 virus, there is a glimpse of light at the end of a very dark tunnel, presenting itself as a vaccine.

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Constitutional rights apply to sex workers too GroundUp

2015-1-22  At the same time, sex workers are stigmatised and shunned in a South Africa where prevailing attitudes remain conservative, as found in a 2013 Pew Research Centre study. Sex workers are viewed as a threat to the moral fabric, and neither the state nor the public are willing to stand up for sex workers’ rights.

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EQUAL PAY FOR WORK OF EQUAL VALUE – A SOUTH

2019-12-14  the interpretation of the Bill of Rights and as such falls under the ultimate jurisdiction of the Constitutional Court. 20 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948. 21 South Africa ratified Convention 100 on 30 March 2000. 22 Art. 7(1). Although South Africa signed this ...

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