The Directorate: Labour Relations consists of the following Sub-Directorates:

Sub-directorate: Collective Bargaining, Policy, Research and Training

Functions:

  • All negotiations / consultations with unions and stakeholders are facilitated by the chief negotiator and the core negotiating team of the WCED.
  • Responsible for drafting policy and conducting research on transversal Labour Relations matters.
  • This component is further responsible for all training in Labour Relations matters.

Contact:   

Mr Colin Esau (Deputy Director: Labour Relations)
Tel: (021) 467-2362
E-mail: cesau@pgwc.gov.za


Note: For the other officials who deal with collective bargaining, research, policy and training matters, please see  Contacts - Head Office Labour Relations Officials.




Sub-directorate: Grievances, Disputes and Misconduct

Functions:  Disputes and Grievances

  • Responsible for managing the resolution of all grievances and disputes.
  • All disputes are referred to this component where investigations are initiated, recommendations and reports drafted and ultimately the employer are represented in arbitrations.
  • In addition
    • Responsible for managing the resolution of all disciplinary matters.
    • All serious misconduct is referred to this component where investigations are initiated, recommendations and reports drafted, charges formulated and ultimately the disciplinary hearings conducted.
    • Responsible for managing the speedy resolution of all arbitrations.

Contact:   

Mrs Aesha Jacobs (Deputy Director: Labour Relations)
Tel: (021) 467-2848
E-mail: ayjacobs@pgwc.gov.za


Note: For the officials who deal with grievances and disputes within a specific EMDC, please see  Contacts - Head Office Labour Relations Officials.




Sub-directorate: Misconduct, Grievances, Disputes and Appeals

Functions:  Misconduct

  • Responsible for managing the resolution of all disciplinary matters.
  • All serious misconduct is referred to this component where investigations are initiated, recommendations and reports drafted, charges formulated and ultimately the disciplinary hearings conducted.
  • Responsible for managing the speedy resolution of all arbitrations.
  • Responsible for managing the resolution of all appeals.
  • In addition
    • Responsible for managing the resolution of all grievances and disputes.
    • All disputes are referred to this component where investigations are initiated, recommendations and reports drafted and ultimately the employer are represented in arbitrations.

Contact:   

Mr Wernich Wandrag (Deputy Director: Labour Relations)
Tel: (021) 467-2950
E-mail: wwandrag@pgwc.gov.za


Note: For the officials who deal with grievances and disputes within a specific EMDC, please see  Contacts - Head Office Labour Relations Officials.




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