The Labour Relations Amendment Act No.6 of 2014 (the Amendment Act) was signed into law by the President on 15 August 2014 and published in Government Gazette No. 37921 on 18 August 2014. The President has gazetted 1 January 2015 as the date on which the Amendment Act will come into operation. In part 2 of a two-part series, we summarise the major developments arising from the Amendment Act. Find out more about our Employment & Employee Benefits practice here.
December 2014: The Labour Relations Amendment Act No. 6 of 2014 (Amendment Act) was signed into law by the President on 15 August 2014 and published in Government Gazette No. 37921 on 18 August 2014. The President has gazetted 1 January 2015 as the date on which the Amendment Act will come into operation. In part 1 of a two-part series, we summarise the major developments arising from the Amendment Act. Find out more about our Employment & Employee Benefits practice here.
October 2013: Plain language is becoming more and more important in South African law. This infographic provides some insight into the legal aspects of plain language in agreements: the good, the bad, and the illegal.
July 2013: The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of five East African countries. This infographic gives insights into the EAC countries and the regional competition law regime.
August 2015: This infographic gives a detailed view of the 19 countries that are part of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) as at August 2015 and provides an overview of merger control in the COMESA.
June 2013: The legislative history of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Act is complicated as the Act has gone through several revisions since 2007. This infographic depicts a timeline of the draft and revised draft bills to date, as compiled by Webber Wentzel's Africa Mining & Energy Projects Practice.
May 2013: This infographic helps journalists to avoid legal pitfalls when reporting. It guides them through various topics they have to know about in South Africa, including defamation, privacy, and statutory limitations to press freedom.
May 2013: In today's fast-paced environment, journalists have to know their legal responsibilities - especially when reporting from court. This infographic illustrates statutory restrictions to reporting, defamation, and other points that court reporters should keep in mind to avoid being held in contempt of court.
March 2013: Webber Wentzel is a committed corporate citizen and believes in making social investments that produce sustainable results through its Corporate Social Investment Programme and Pro Bono Practice. With this infographic, the firm illustrates children's rights in a way that will make sense to children.
March 2013: Today's tough economic climate and poor market conditions have resulted in some South African companies struggling with debt. Business rescue offers financially distressed companies the opportunity to get back on track. In this infographic, Webber Wentzel provides further insight into business rescue.