Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Act 7 of 2018 (English / Afrikaans)

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7 of 2018

The Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Act 7 of 2018 intends:

  • to amend the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997, so as:
    • to substitute and insert certain definitions;
    • to provide for daily wage payments applicable to certain employees;
    • to repeal certain provisions dealing with sectoral determinations and to disestablish the Employment Conditions Commission;
    • to extend the jurisdiction of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration;
    • to extend the provisions for monitoring and enforcement by the labour inspector;
    • to include enforcement of the provisions of the National Minimum Wage Act, 2018, the Unemployment Insurance Act, 2001 and the Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, 2002;
    • to provide for claims for underpayment;
    • to provide for transitional arrangements;
    • to regulate sectoral determinations currently in force;
    • to strengthen collective bargaining in respect of the sectors regulated by those sectoral determinations; and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.


2 January 2019 (The Act will take effect on a date immediately after the National Minimum Wage Act, 2018, has taken effect.)

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