Did you know?

A summary of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act must be displayed by all employers, in terms of Section 30 of the Act, in the official languages used at any place where employees work.

A summary of the Employment Equity Act must be displayed by all employers, in terms of Section 25 of the Act.

Do you have a copy of the OHS Act and regulations?

Inspectors of the Department of Labour are visiting workplaces to check the level of compliance with labour legislation. They will ask if you have a copy of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and relevant regulations on the premises available to the workers to read.

Employers with five or more employees must have a copy of the Act and relevant regulations readily available at the workplace (OHS General Administrative Regulation 4).

Designated machinery supervisors must be given a copy of the Act and regulations (OHS General Machinery Regulation 9).

The 4th edition, dated 2018, is fully up-to-date and fulfils these obligations. User-friendly, it optimises the use of colour for ease of reference. Coil bound, it is durable and opens completely flat, making it easy to read.

Road Freight Industry Employment Handbook 2019

Your essential guide to employment practice, labour law and the industry’s agreements

Indisputable and Indispensable

The only authentic, complete and up-to-date guide to employment practice and labour law in the South African road freight industry, this no-nonsense guide, is a must for transport operators big and small, from local couriers to long haulage contractors as well as earthmoving contractors. The agreements also affect businesses involved in related distribution activities such as warehousing, receiving, unpacking, packing and dispatching. It is also of interest to trade union representatives and puts an immense mass of information into an easy-to-understand and practical format.


Neatly laid out and styled for easy use and reading, this friendly format, coil bound book opens completely flat. Thoroughly indexed and cross-referenced, yet light and small enough to carry in your briefcase, it is essential for those who work both in and out of the office.

Required by Law

Originally compiled as the Road Freight Industry Employers’ Digest in 1999, it combines in one publication, all the industry’s Agreements in full and is also the most convenient way of complying with Section 204 of the Labour Relations Act, and Clause 52 of the Main Agreement which say that employers must keep copies of collective agreements on their premises and to make them available to employees. Published annually, it provides the updated text of all the Agreements and is an indispensable source of reference for employers and unions.

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