Labour Relations Law: A Comprehensive Guide is the most detailed, up-to-date, useful and well-researched textbook on the topic. GilesFiles has cross-referenced the latest judgements to correspond with the most recent cases. The book covers the main South African labour statutes, namely the Labour Relations Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the Employment Equity Act. The content of the book is arranged in a logical user-friendly way. The first part deals with the context and legal framework of labour law in South Africa, while each of the following parts deals in turn with the three principle labour statutes. The 6th edition represents a major update of the previous edition. It is an in-depth publication that can be used by students and seasoned practitioners alike.


Key Benefits of Labour Relations Law: A Comprehensive Guide

  • The commentary is a collaborative effort by several leading labour law experts.
  • Incorporates new labour legislation and case law.
  • It is a comprehensive, detailed and in-depth publication that can be used by students and seasoned practitioners alike.

The Labour Relations Law: Guide is a collective perspective of South African labour law by industry experts Darcy du Toit (managing editor), Tamara Cohen, Bradley Conradie, Carole Cooper, Graham Giles, Shane Godfrey and Anton  Steenkamp.

Darcy du Toit

(Managing Editor) BA LLB (UCT) LLD (Leiden).  Emeritus professor of law and research coordinator, Social Law Project, UWC; senior arbitrator, Motor Industry Bargaining Council; consultant to Bradley Conradie Halton Cheadle attorneys; life member of SASLAW.

Shane Godfrey

BA (Hons) MA PhD (UCT) BProc (UNISA).  Coordinator, Labour and Enterprise Policy Research Group (LEP) and Deputy Director, Institute of Development and Labour Law, University of Cape Town.

Carole Cooper

BA (Wits) MA (Sussex) MA (African Studies) (SOAS, London University) Diploma in Industrial Relations (Ruskin College, Oxford) LLB (UNISA).  Advocate of the High Court; former Associate Professor Wits University; former part-time Senior Commissioner CCMA; editor of the Industrial Law Journal.

Graham Giles

BA (Stell) LLB (Wits).  Practising attorney and notary; senior associate at Michalsons; formerly an advocate of the High Court; visiting professor in Labour Law for more than 20 years at University of Johannesburg and senior lecturer in Labour Law for 5 years at University of Stellenbosch.

Tamara Cohen

BA LLB LLM (UND) PhD (UKZN).  Associate Professor School of Law University of KwaZulu-Natal, Admitted attorney, member of SASLAW.

Bradley Conradie

BA (UCT) LLB (UWC).  Partner at Bradley Conradie Halton Cheadle attorneys; former National President of SASLAW and Acting Judge of the Labour Court.

Anton J Steenkamp

BA LLB (Stell) LLM (Pret) LLM (summa cum laude) (Notre Dame).  Judge of the Labour Court of South Africa.

  • Publisher: LexisNexis South Africa
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Edition: 6th

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