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How to draft a Pre-Arbitration Minute



This presentation provides a step-by-step guide for both employers and employees on how to convene a pre-arbitration conference and how to draft and conclude a pre-arbitration minute (“these pre-arbitration requirements”). These pre-arbitration requirements are generally compulsory in CCMA and Bargaining Council (BC) arbitration proceedings. The presenter demonstrates, in practical terms through a case study, how to craft and present your facts, at this early stage of the arbitration process, for ultimate success. The legal bases for these pre-arbitration requirements are explained and applied. Whether you are a labour dispute management professional or a layperson to the labour dispute management field, this guide is an invaluable resource for understanding and mastering these pre-arbitration requirements.


Presenter: Mr Frank Naidoo

About the presenter: Mr Naidoo is a labour attorney with about 30 years’ experience, part-time CCMA Commissioner and has acted as a Labour Court Judge. He holds the following academic qualifications: BA (Law), LLB, LLM and MBL degrees.


Length of video: 42 minutes


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