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Understanding Social Security Law (Juta's Pocket Companions) (2009)

Understanding Social Security Law (Juta's Pocket Companions) (2009)

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Understanding Social Security Law forms part of the Juta’s Pocket Companions series. It deals with key elements of social security in its various facets, both private and public measures. Social security is defined and different elements such as social insurance, social assistance, pensions and unemployment insurance are set out. Relevant case law is explained for the reader. Selected comparative social security trends elsewhere, including developments in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are also mentioned. The book aims to present some relevant aspects of this growing area of the law and labour market policy in an accessible way. Key point summaries of law and frequently asked questions (FAQs) are covered to aid understanding.

Contents Include:

  • The concept of social security
  • Overview of the South African social security system
  • Constitutional framework, regional perspectives and international standards
  • Social assistance
  • Social Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Enforcement and Adjudication
  • Financing
  • Bibliography
  • Books, articles and reports
  • Statutes and regulations

Of Interest and Benefit to:

  • Managers and Supervisors
  • Human resources/industrial resource practitioners
  • Government agencies dealing with old age pensions, military pensions, UIF, social welfare, child support grants, maternity benefits
  • Employees of the SA Social Security Agency (SASSA)
  • NGOs such as the LRC, Black Sash
  • Paralegals
  • Academics
  • Law students

Key Benefits:

  • Relevant case law is explained in an accessible, non-legalistic manner
  • Published in a handy pocket size

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