The South African Society for Labour Law


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The South African Society for Labour Law (SASLAW) is a non-profit organisation. The aim of the Society is to promote the advancement of labour law as a legal and academic discipline, and encourage collaboration between lawyers and other experts within the field of labour law.

SASLAW has over 1500 members in South Africa. Membership is made up of judges, advocates, attorneys, candidate attorneys, HR and IR management, government officials, CCMA commissioners, and employers’ organisations. SASLAW has chapters in Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Limpopo and the Free State.

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The goal of a professional association like SASLAW is to advance the field of Labour Law and support the professional community within that field. Given the diversity of its membership, SASLAW’s contribution to the advancement of labour law in the last quarter century can be largely categorised as follows:

  • Its current dynamic role in thought leadership
  • The extension and reach of its purpose to major metropolitan areas and its steady influence across the country, including its proposed reach to the African Continent.
  • It’s collaboration and cooperation with key institutions and organisations within the legal professional of labour law;
  • It’s significant and pronounced contribution to the principal of access to justice

SASLAW is committed to providing resources and information geared towards the advancement of labour law in South Africa — including national webinars, seminars and events, conferences, publications, best practices, and to serve as a network to connect like-minded professionals. Our network of professionals and interest in the society have maintained its momentum during the covid pandemic and beyond. Take a minute to peruse our information, we look forward to welcoming you to the society.


We would like to introduce you to SASLAW. We would be honoured to welcome you as a member.


Members can access the latest labour related news and useful articles available in our resources group.


Members may access SASLAW Webinars & Conferences by some of the most renowned labour law specialists.


SASLAW hosts a number of events including Webinars and the annual hybrid Labour Law Conference.

SASLAW Chapters

SASLAW Membership

A SASLAW Standard Annual Membership starts from R1200.00 (excl VAT).

Various Membership, Conference & Webinar packages are also available.

SASLAW offers its members a wide range of benefits. To learn more and sign up visit the membership page


We work in partnership with a host of professional legal firms, providing first class solutions to our members.