Demonstrate and apply an understanding of the Labour Relations Act (Act 66 of 1995) Aligned to NQF LEVEL – 5 – SAQA UNIT STANDARD – 114278 : 1 full day
What is the Labour Relations Act?
What does the LRA cover?
What protections in the LRA are important for employees?
Section 23 of the Constitution
Freedom of association
The bodies created and regulated by the Labour Relations Act are identified and listed.
The purpose, powers and roles of these bodies
How does a union get organizational rights?
What is collective bargaining?
What matters can be raised in Collective Bargaining?
What are Workplace forums?
Unfair labour practices
What is the definition of DISMISSAL?
Dismissal due to operational requirements
What does Operational Requirements mean?
When may an Employer terminate the services of an Employee?
What are the selection criteria for retrenchments?
What alternatives to dismissal may be raised by an affected employee?
What severance pay is an employee entitled to if dismissed?
What is the procedure when it comes to ‘disputes’?
The various Codes of Good Practice and Schedules are identified
Understanding and Implementing Employment Equity in the Workplace
Aligned to NQF LEVEL – 5 – SAQA UNIT STANDARD – 116923 : 1 full day
What is the background to Employment Equity?
Are you a designated employer?
When must employers report?
What happens if I don’t report to the Department of Labour?
Employment Equity Managers
Selection and appointment of Employment Equity Committee / Forum
Objectives for the Committee or Forums
What is affirmative action?
Why is affirmative action necessary?
What does an employer need to do to comply?
What else is expected from an employer?
Steps to take when unfair discrimination takes place
When is discrimination not unfair?
Discrimination and the right to privacy in the recruitment process.
Inherent requirement of the job
Privacy during an Interview
How does affirmative action and skills shortage affect recruitment?
Suitably qualified Candidates
Disability in the workplace
Oversee of how to draft an employment equity plan
Form EEA 1
Form EEA 2
Form EEA 4
Demonstrate and apply an understanding of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (Act 75 of 1997)
Aligned to NQF LEVEL – 5 – SAQA UNIT STANDARD – 114274 : 1 full day
Application of the Act
Who is seen as an employee?
How does an employer regulate working time?
How does overtime work?
How does remuneration for overtime work?
What is a ‘compressed working week’?
What is average working hours?
Daily and weekly rest intervals
Pay for work on Sundays
The difference between annual leave, sick leave, family responsibility leave, maternity leave and unpaid leave
What procedure to follow in the event of accumulated leave
Written particulars of employment
Keeping of records
Payment of remuneration
The required notice periods that needs to be given.
What an employer can do if an employee resigns without giving the necessary notice?
May an employer pay an employee “in lieu” of notice?
What to do with employees who reside on the premises of the employer?
Payment on termination / severance pay
Certificate of service
Prohibition of employment of children
Medical examinations of children
Conducting a Disciplinary Hearing
Aligned to NQF LEVEL – 6 – SAQA UNIT STANDARD – 10985 : 1 full day
Understanding the meaning of dismissal
Determining the verdict
Determining the correct sanction
Process to follow for minor offences
Process to follow for serious offences
Definition of offences
The right to suspend
Guideline to duration of warnings
Roles of the participants in a hearing
The process during the hearing
Important factors to remember when reaching a sanction
Hearing in absentia
The appeal process
Code of Good Practice – Dismissals
Demonstrate knowledge and insight into the Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act 130 of 1993 (COIDA) Aligned to NQF LEVEL – 4 – SAQA UNIT STANDARD – 117155 : 1 full day
What is COIDA?
Who is covered by the Act?
What is the aim of the Act?
Who can claim compensation?
What are the rights of the Employer?
What are the rights of workplace injured or diseased workers?
Who is a dependent?
Does the COID Act cover HIV/Aids?
What about health & motor vehicle accidents?
Basic guide to Occupational disease
Occupational Asthma / TB
Noise induced hearing loss
Schedule 3 of COIDA
What is my responsibility when my employee is involved in a work-related accident?
When should I report an injury or disease?
When do I need to report an accident/disease?
What if I delay reporting the injury / disease?
Overview of the accident reporting process
Process to claim for injuries on duty
Registration of an employer
How to submit earnings to Commissioner
How to re-open a claim
How to lodge a dispute with the Commissioner
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