The Basic Conditions Amendment Act, 2013 and its Administrative Regulations published on 29 August 2014 came into effect on the 1st of September 2014.

The objectives of the amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act are to address government’s commitment to avoid exploitation of workers, to ensure decent work for all workers, to protect the employment relationship, to introduce laws to regulate contract work, to sub-contracting and out-sourcing, to address the problem of labour broking, to prohibit certain abusive practices, effect certain consequential amendment as a result of the insertion of new definitions and to effect certain...
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