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Perrott Van Niekerk Woodhouse Matyolo Inc. offer seven training courses aimed at both SMME’s and corporates.

Costs per course are fixed by agreement, and depend largely on the number of participants in each course.
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Sexual Harassment
(1 day)

A number of recent cases have imposed significant financial penalties on companies for acts of sexual harassment committed by supervisors and co-employees. This 1 day course reviews the new Code of Good Practice on the management of Sexual Harassment and provides a practical perspective on hoe to manage the legal risks involved.

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Incapacity
(1 day)

This full day course deals with the management of poor work performance and ill-health cases. The course provides a practical perspective on commonly occurring problems, and equips supervisors and managers to manage the legal risks associated with incapacity.

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Arbitration Training
(2 days)

Over 120 00 disputes are referred to the CCMA annually, and in many cases, there is no right to legal representation. The "do-it-yourself" policy that underlies the Labour Relations Act places demands on employers to ensure effective in-house representation at arbitration hearings.

The purpose of this course is to equip those members of management who represent companies in the CCMA, bargaining councils or in private arbitrations with the necessary skills to do so competently and effectively.

The course runs over 2 days, with an optional extra day for a simulated arbitration hearing.

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Chairing Disciplinary Enquiries
(2 days)

The Courts have interpreted the LRA's requirements of procedural fairness in a way that places significant demands on those managers who chair disciplinary enquiries. The purpose of this course is to equip them with the necessary skills to do so competently and efficiently, improving the quality of decision-making in the exercise of workplace discipline.

The course runs over 2 days, with role-plays and a simulated enquiry.

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Applying the Basic Conditions of Employment ("BCEA")
(½ - 1 day)

The purpose of this course is to equip managers to apply the provisions of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and any applicable regulatory measures affecting companies. Minimum conditions of employment are often difficult to interpret, and wrong decisions run the risk of audits by labour inspectors that may have unfortunate consequences. The course is adapted to meet the specific needs of clients and to address the regulatory measures that apply to them.

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Labour Law for Managers
(1 day)

Labour law for managers is a day long broad overview of the role of labour laws, and how they impact on doing business. The course is aimed at managerial staff who require an appreciation of the broad terms of the legislative package introduced in the 1990's, the policy choices underlying each of the statutes, how they are inter-related and the impact of the legislation on business practice

It is also ideally structured for newly appointed managers who may as part of their portfolios need to acquire a quick but broad understanding of labour legislation.

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Restructuring Business - Transfers of a business, Outsourcing & Retrenchment
(½ day)

This course is aimed at those members of management who are engaged in business restructuring, whether by way of mergers, acquisitions, outsourcing, sales of assets etc.

The course focuses on those sections of the Labour Relations Act that impact on restructuring - Section 189 (retrenchment) and Section 197 (transfers of a business), presented from a practical rather than legalistic perspective. The course is presented in a morning session.


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