Taking a closer lookThe Duty to Inform

Guide to compliance: 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…