Pages tagged "Family"


ACDP says implementation of legislation on “Paternity Leave” is being held up

Speaking at a roundtable on ‘the Challenges of Fatherhood in Contemporary South Africa’ in Cape Town yesterday, ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley, (who promoted the bill known as ‘Paternity Leave’, the first ever by an individual member, or a woman) said there is a hold-up to the implementation of legislation which is unacceptable.

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ACDP concerned by threat to adoption process in South Africa

ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley commented recently on the government’s addition of last-minute amendments to the Children’s Act that threatens the entire process of adoption in South Africa.

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Public comment invited on revised Children’s Amendment Bill

The ACDP reminds those who want to make submissions on the revised Children’s Amendment Bill to do so as soon as possible and before the 29th of November 2018 deadline.

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ACDP says CTOP Bill does not seek to challenge the constitution, but to improve the existing provisions in legislation

The ACDP is grateful for the opportunity we have today to speak to this bill which was briefly considered by the Health portfolio committee but given significant airtime by radio stations who facilitated discussion and allowed the public a voice.

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ACDP welcomes Passing of Labour Laws in the NCOP

ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley today said that “The ACDP welcomes the passing of Labour Laws Amendment Act in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) yesterday afternoon that will significantly impact on workers and their families”.

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ACDP covers cost of 10 days parental leave for staff in recognition of anticipated new law

ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley this afternoon gave an update regarding the Labour Laws Amendment Bill, which provides for fathers and adoptive parents to take leave.

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ACDP's Cheryllyn Dudley thanks contributors as parental and adoption leave bill heads for Ramaphosa’s desk to be signed into law

The Select Committee on Economic and Business Development deliberated and finalised the Labour Laws Amendment Bill yesterday (Tuesday, August 7).

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