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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 11: Strategic Leadership Chapter 11 © Oxford University Press Southern Africa, 2008. All rights reserved. THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES Chapter 11: Strategic Leadership CHAPTER CONTENT • Opening case: labour law issues in the workplace • Introduction • The constitution of South Africa Act of 1996 • Laws affecting business activity • The Labour relations Act 66 of 1995 • The basic conditions of employment act • The employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 … © Oxford University Press Southern Africa, 2008. All rights reserved. Chapter 11: Strategic Leadership CHAPTER CONTENT (cont) • Skills development Act 97 of 1998 • Skills development levies Act 9 of 1999 • South African qualifications authority Act 58 of 1995 • Occupational health and safety Act 85 of 1993 • Compensation for occupational injuries and diseases Act 130 of 1993 • The unemployment insurance Act 63 of 2001 Chapter 11: Strategic Leadership THE CONSTITUTION OF SA ACT OF 1996 • Is the most important piece of legislation in South Africa • The fundamental rights include: – The right to equality – The right to privacy – The right to religion, belief and opinion – The right to freedom of expression – The rights of assembly, demonstration, picket and petition – The right to freely choose a trade, occupation and profession Chapter 11: Strategic Leadership LAWS AFFECTING BUSINESS ACTIVITY • Many laws have been established that affect business activities in South Africa. • These laws are frequently updated, and therefore it is important that the manager keep up-to-date with these changes. • Some of the laws affecting business in South Africa, include the following: – Insolvency act – Capital gains tax – Protection of business act – Promotion of access to information act – Copyright act, etc. Chapter 11: Strategic Leadership...
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