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The Basic Conditions of Employment Act and Related Workplace Policies

 

 

30 June 2022 (08:30 - 12:30) Interactive Online Course

 

 

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Course Content

 

Module 1: Application of the Act and workplace related policies  

  • Introduction to the BCEA and its application in the workplace

  • Who are excluded from the Act?

  • Independent contractors and the test as per sections 83A of the BCEA and 200A of the LRA

  • Senior Managers – definition explained

  • Employees earning above the earnings threshold – earnings threshold explained

  • The BCEA and employees not employed permanently (fixed term, project based and temporary contracts)

  • The differences between the BCEA and employment conditions under Bargaining Council Main Agreements

  • BCEA related policies

    • Must new policies or changes thereto be negotiated

    • More favourable employment conditions

    • Introducing new policies in the workplace

 

Module 2: Regulation of working time

  • Regulation of working time

  • Interpretation of day

  • Ordinary hours of work

    • Daily minimum wage payment (4 hours)

  • Overtime

  • Compressed working week

  • Averaging of hours of work

  • Meal intervals

  • Daily and weekly rest period

  • Pay for work on Sundays

  • Night work

    • Transport must be available

    • Must the employer pay for transport?

  • Public holidays

 

Module 3: Leave 

  • Annual leave

  • Sick leave

  • Medical certificates – what constitutes a valid medical certificate?

    • Verification – your rights.

    • Traditional Healer issued medical certificates

    • Clinic issued medical certificates

    • Abuse of sick leave

  • Application of sick leave to occupational accidents or diseases

  • Maternity leave

  • Protection of employees before and after birth of a child

    • More favourable maternity leave benefits than BCEA prescribed

    • Inability to work because of pregnancy

    • Pregnancy and job interviews

  • Family responsibility leave

  • Parental leave

 

Module 4: Particulars of employment and remuneration 

  • Written particulars of employment – must there be a signed contract in place?

    • Restraints and confidentiality agreements

  • Informing employees of their rights – the BCEA1A poster

  • Deductions and other acts concerning remuneration

  • Calculation of remuneration and wages

  • Notice of termination of employment

  • No-fault dismissals (incapacity / retrenchments) and notice periods

  • Payment instead of notice

  • Employees in accommodation provided by employers

  • Payments on termination

  • Severance pay

    • Severance pay disputes vs. fairness of retrenchment disputes

    • Severance pay where there was a break in service

  • Certificate of service

    • References / employment confirmation – POPIA considerations

 

Module 5: Monitoring, enforcement and legal proceedings 

  • Labour Inspector may Securing an undertaking

  • Labour Inspector may issue a Compliance order

  • Limitations

  • Compliance order to be made an arbitration award by the CCMA

    • The CCMA process

  • Failure to pay any amount under the BCEA

    • Section 73A arbitrations at the CCMA

    • The effect of a CCMA arbitration award and execution thereof

 

Purpose of the Course: 

Attendees will be able to Demonstrate and apply an understanding of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (Act 75 of 1997).

 

The qualifying learner is capable of: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the purpose and application of the Basic Conditions of Employment

  • Introduce / update workplace related policies aligned to the BCEA.

  • Describe the regulation relating to working time and leave as set out in the Basic Conditions

  • Describe the particulars relating to employment, remuneration and termination of employment

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the monitoring, enforcement and legal proceedings as set out

 

The programme will be useful for: 

  • Managers

  • Supervisors

  • Trade Union Representatives (“Shop Stewards”)

  • Business Owners

  • HR Officers.

 

Price:  

  • R 2150-00 (incl. Vat) per delegate

  • Price include course material, certificates of attendance, legislation.

 

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