Apr 20,2012 / News / Legal Brief

The proposed amendments to the Labour Relations Act (LRA) and Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) have been widely publicised and debated in the lead up to, and approval by, Cabinet on 20 March.

The issue of labour broking has been particularly contentious with various parties commenting on the topic. Some arguments have revolved around the impact a ban would have on existing jobs and future job creation, while others have been protesting for an outright ban of the practice as it is perceived to be abusive.

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