Johan practiced as an attorney initially at the State attorneys and thereafter for his own account. In 2000 he obtained a certificate of competence and accreditation issued by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). Johan serves as a commissioner on various bargaining council panels. Since 2000 his services were required almost on a daily basis by the councils.
His work entails conciliating and arbitrating unfair dismissal disputes, unfair labour practice disputes and agreement enforcement disputes; Independent Appeal Body; Rulings relating to condonation, rescission and appeals; Chairperson at disciplinary hearings.
Johan was appointed by the Motor Industry Bargaining Council to restructure and simplify the Council’s Main Collective Agreement, a project which he recently completed.
Johan is based in Pretoria.
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