What does the CCMA do?

The CCMA (Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration) is a South African institution established by the Labour Relations Act (LRA) to promote fair labor practices and maintain industrial peace. Its primary function is to resolve labor disputes and promote effective labor relations in the country. The key responsibilities of the CCMA include: Overall, the CCMA … Read more

When can an employee go to the CCMA?

An employee can go to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (CCMA) under certain circumstances related to employment disputes. Here are the typical situations where an employee can approach the CCMA: It’s important to note that before approaching the CCMA, the employee should generally attempt to resolve the dispute through internal workplace procedures or … Read more

What are the three cases that the CCMA Cannot solve?

The CCMA (Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration) is a dispute resolution body in South Africa that primarily deals with employment-related disputes. While the CCMA has jurisdiction over a wide range of cases, there are certain situations where it may not be able to provide a resolution. Here are three cases that the CCMA generally … Read more