The Industrial Relations Divsion is headed up by Vuyiswa Miya-Mokwana and supported by Michael Lavender

Vuyiswa Miya-Mokwana

Industrial Relations Executive

Vuyiswa Miya is the Industrial Relations Executive at SEIFSA. She is an Admitted Attorney with extensive experience in handling matters pertaining to contractual disputes, drafting contracts, providing legal advice, appearing in the CCMA and bargaining councils, prosecuting and chairing disciplinary hearing. She holds an LLB degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Law, both from the University of Johannesburg. She has facilitated lectures on Labour Dispute Resolution for aspiring candidate legal practitioners. From time to time she also participates in the annual case law update seminar presented by a leading labour institute.

(t) 011 298 9413 (e)

Michael Lavender

Industrial Relations Manager

Michael Lavender holds the position of Industrial Relations Manager.  Joining Seifsa in 1991, Michael has extensive knowledge and experience in labour law and advises and trains companies on the Main Agreement and on all aspects of Industrial Relations and labour law. He is also the lead employer negotiator for the Lift and Escalator Industry.

Key duties include – chairing hearings in the areas of disciplinary, incapacity and grievance matters – representing companies in retrenchment consultations, disputes, strike action, as well as at the CCMA and the Bargaining Council in conciliation and arbitration matters.

Michael has a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree, majoring in Industrial Psychology and Economics and also holds an Expert Negotiator Certificate issued from (GIBS).

(t) 011 298 9415

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