Industrial & Labour Relations

Umkhonto Outsourcing Solutions is able to guide companies through all disciplines pertaining to statutory labour legislation and compliance. We assume responsibility of Labour Relations management and assist with Industrial Relations obligations.

A reasonable percentage of employers lose cases at the CCMA or Bargaining Council due to a poor procedural approach in the dismissal of an employee. The CCMA or Bargaining Council is concerned with fairness; therefore the employer needs to prove that the employee was dealt with fairly according to due disciplinary process.

Industrial and Labour Relations has become essential rather than optional, and acquiring dependable and effective Labour Relations support is critical. Without specialised assistance, employers are often exposed to massive risks when having to deal with employees and / or Trade Unions.

As an organisation, we proactively instill best practices and procedures in Industrial and Labour Relations. This results in optimised staff performance, thereby reducing workplace conflict and minimising risks in staff turnover, whilst maintaining legislative compliance.

Our Services Include

  • Disciplinary Hearings and Disciplinary Management
  • 24 Hour advice and assistance
  • Onsite consultations
  • Chairing disciplinary hearings
  • CCMA / Bargaining Council Representation
  • Conciliation / ConArb / Arbitration
  • Issues pertaining to unfair labour practice
  • Formulation of charges and disciplinary hearing preparation
  • Advice on disciplinary procedures
  • Representing your company, by attending staff / union meetings regarding IR matter
  • Compliance with current labour legislation
  • Performance Management and Counselling
  • Assistance with Bargaining Council registration / applications for exemption
  • Wage / salary negotiations
  • Attending to matters pertaining to industrial action / strikes / lock-outs
  • Restructuring and Retrenchments
  • Drafting Section 189(3) letters
  • Drafting termination letters
  • Responses to written representation
  • Any other correspondence
  • Further consultation
  • Labour Court Matters
  • Strike Management
  • Labour Court Interdicts
  • Litigation Management
  • Collective Labour Relations