Current Labour Law Seminar – 14 to 20 November 2012
The ever-topical subject of labour law once again comes under the spotlight in the 23rd Current Labour Law Seminar, presented by Clive Thompson, Alec Freund and Peter le Roux and taking place from 14 – 20 November countrywide. Over the course of the day, the presenters will bring you up to speed with labour law developments, summarising the legislative and judicial milestones of the year and offering their perspectives of what lies ahead in 2013. Up for discussion will be the recent amendments to the Labour Relations Act, the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the Employment Equity Act. Key cases that came before the courts this year will come under the presenter’s microscope. The Current Labour Law seminar allows you to catch up on all developments in this field in a single day - tremendous value for all those who need to stay on top of this area of law.
About the Seminar:
The 23rd Current Labour Law Seminar will bring you up to speed with labour law developments in a single day, offering a succinct retrospective of 2012 coupled with valuable perspectives on what lies ahead in 2013. The seminar covers core areas such as unfair dismissal, restructuring, collective bargaining, industrial action and employment equity. This year legislative changes will feature very prominently in the presentations and discussions.
Who should attend:
- Labour, employment and corporate lawyers
- HR and IR advisors and practitioners
- Those responsible for change management within organisations
- Trade unionists
- Professional dispute resolvers, both statutory and private/ul>
- Overview of the pending legislative changes
- A review of developments in individual employment law
- Restructuring, transfers of employment and the operational requirements dismissal
- Developments in employment equity, affirmative action and constitutional law
- Developments in the areas of collective bargaining and consultation
- Strikes and lock-outs
- Practice and procedure, and other areas of interest
Clive is a Director of the workplace relations consultancy CoSolve and an experienced mediator, facilitator and arbitrator. He is an admitted attorney of the High Court, Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Cape Town and a senior visiting fellow at the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Alec is a senior counsel who has practised in the field of employment law for more than 26 years. He has been appointed from time to time as an acting judge of the Labour Court and of the High Court.
Peter le Roux
Peter is a director of Brink Cohen le Roux Inc where he practises in the field of labour law and employee benefits law. He is also an Honorary Professor at the University of South Africa, editor of and contributor to Contemporary Labour Law and a co-author of Essential Labour Law.
Dates and venues
14 November 2012 – Durban, Southern Sun Elangeni (031-362 1300)
15 November 2012 – Port Elizabeth, Radisson Blue Port Elizabeth (041-509 5000)
16 November 2012 – Cape Town, Lagoon Beach Hotel (021-528 2118)
19 November 2012 – Johannesburg, Radisson Blu Gautrain (011-286 1000)
20 November 2012 – Johannesburg, Gallagher Convention Centre (011-266 3000)
09h00 Seminar commences
10h30 Tea break
The Fees (VAT Inclusive)
1 x delegate R3 630
2 -5 delegates 5% discount – R3 449
6+ delegates 10% discount R3 267
CCMA, Trade Unions & Bargaining councils 10% discount R3 267