BA (UNIVERSITY OF NATAL)
BA HONS (UNISA)
MA (UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA)
LLB (UNIVERISTY OF NATAL)
PhD (UNIVERSITY OF NATAL)
Hilda is currently a senior Commissioner at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), and serves on the dispute resolution panels of numerous bargaining councils. Prior to her appointment to the CCMA, she spent 10 years as a presiding official in the Industrial Court.
Hilda is a senior arbitrator, conciliator, mediator and disciplinary chair with 24 years experience in the field. Her awards are frequently reported on IR Network, and in various labour law reports.
An experienced trainer, she is on the CCMA Mentorship and Training panels, and has presented numerous training courses for private companies relating to the practical implications of the LRA.
Hilda is a member of SASLAW, and has read papers at both the KZN provincial chapter meetings and the national conference. She wrote a regular labour law column for a local newspaper for 3 years, and co-wrote a book aimed at functionally literate employees, Your Rights at Work (published by Maskew Miller Longman in 2006).
Hilda initially trained as a teacher at Durban Teachers’ Training College and received a NSTD 111 Diploma with distinctions in English, Afrikaans, and Educational Psychology. Thereafter Hilda obtained the following degrees: B.A. (majoring in Psychology and Afrikaans-Nederlands) at UND; Honours (Unisa), M.A. (University of Pretoria); LL.B (UND) and a Ph.D (UND).
Dr Hilda is based in Durban.
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