Taking a closer lookThe Duty to Inform

3B of the Protected Disclosures Act of South Africa as amended

June 28, 2022

When South Africa strengthened its Protected Disclosures Act of 2000 (‘the PDA’) in a wide-reaching Amendment Act gazetted in August 2017, it introduced an obligation on employers to provide ‘employee or worker’ whistleblowers with written feedback according to very specific time-frames. Now almost five years on, we still find that employers who have incorporated the…