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  • Our fees are sensitive to the South African economy,
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SERVICES | AMASEVISI


In our ‘team’ we have Legal Practitioners (Lawyers & Attorneys) and other Professionals who offer parallel solutions. Our website menu items LEGAL PRACTITIONERS and OTHER PROFESSIONALS offer a summary of services and will help you decide which type of service provider to use. Please review both pages. Afterwards, if you are still not sure who to use please ask for guidance using the Immediate Action Form on the Contacts Page.

 

FREE OR FEE? SIMAHLA OKANYE UHLAWULE?


For free services you could engage with an organization such as legal-aid.co.za or visit justice.gov.za for free information. Depending on your issue any of the following organizations might be appropriate and mandated to help for free:

  • The National Consumer Commission,
  • CGSO,
  • CCMA,
  • Housing Tribunal,
  • For insurance or banking issues, you should contact the appropriate ombudsman.

If you are looking to hire a Professional we guarantee that the fees quoted will be reasonable and you will not be charged anything until you have accepted a quote or entered into an engagement letter. Payment options will be communicated and might include hourly, per project, fixed rate or retainer. See a Cost Guideline HERE. The use of a Legal Practitioner or Court should be engaged with only once you have exhausted all amicable and free options, or if the matter at hand needs legal guidance and an expert to expedite a solution.


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  • Monday-Thursday from 09h00-13h00 and 14h00-16h00.
  • Friday 09h00-13h00.

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Union Law


Union law in South Africa governs the rights and activities of trade unions, which are organizations formed by workers to collectively represent their interests in negotiations with employers. Here's a simplified explanation of how it works:

Trade unions in South Africa operate under the framework provided by the Labour Relations Act (LRA), which recognizes the right of workers to join and form trade unions, engage in collective bargaining, and take industrial action such as strikes and lockouts. This legislation aims to promote fair labour practices, protect workers' rights, and facilitate peaceful resolution of labour disputes.

To establish a trade union, workers in a particular industry or workplace must come together and formally register their union with the Department of Labour. Once registered, the union gains legal recognition and the right to represent its members in negotiations with employers.

Trade unions play a vital role in advocating for workers' rights and improving working conditions through collective bargaining with employers. This may involve negotiating wages, benefits, working hours, and other terms and conditions of employment on behalf of union members.

In the event of a dispute between workers and employers, trade unions have the right to engage in industrial action, such as strikes or pickets, to press for their demands. However, these actions must comply with legal requirements and procedures outlined in the LRA to ensure that they are conducted peacefully and do not harm the public interest.

Overall, union law in South Africa provides a framework for workers to organize and collectively bargain for better working conditions, wages, and benefits, thereby promoting social justice and economic equality in the workplace. By empowering workers to stand together and advocate for their rights, trade unions play a crucial role in shaping a fair and inclusive labour market.

The information on this page is not legal advice. Please engage with our team so we can assign your request to a Legal Practitioner. We look forward to being of service.

Union Law