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The labour registrar has warned the South African Local Government Association (Salga) it would revoke its registration as an employer association. Labour registrar Lehlohonolo Molefe said the association had breached sections of the Labour Relations Act and had ceased to function in line with its own constitution. The warning, dated May 29, was published in last Friday’s Government Gazette. Molefe said Salga had failed to comply with the provisions of sections 98, 99 and 100 of the Labour Relations Act, which related to disclosure and submission of financial records and audited financial statements to the registrar. Section 98 requires that every registered employers’ organisation must keep books and records of its income, expenditure, assets and liabilities. Section 99 compels the organisation to keep a list of its members, minutes of meetings and ballot papers for a period of three years. Salga is one of the country’s biggest employer associations, whose members include all the c...

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