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Ivan Israelstam – CEO

Labour Law Management Consulting (LLMC), under the leadership of CEO Ivan Israelstam, offers labour law and IR consulting and training services throughout South Africa as well as to international clients.




Over 30 years of experience in this field gives us substantial competitive advantage.

Ivan Israelstam writes a weekly labour law column for The Star newspaper’s Workplace, has been a CCMA Commissioner and is the Chairperson of the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Labour Affairs Committee.

In recognition of his exceptional work in this field Ivan has been featured in the renowned “WHO’S WHO IN SOUTHERN AFRICA”.

Ivan is in demand as a speaker at conferences and seminars which places LLMC at the cutting edge of the labour relations field.

Our Public and Private Sector Clients

  • Government and Quasi Government
  •  South African Revenue Service
  • City Power – Johannesburg Municipality
  • Department of Transport
  • Statistics SA
  • Rand Water
  • Uthungulu (Richards Bay) Municipality
  • Roads Agency Limpopo
  • National Gambling Board
  • Public Investment Corporation
  • Xstrata Coal
  • Tongaat Hullett (African Products Division)
  • Anglo Platinum
  • Tiger Brands
  • Woolworths
  • Barloworld Plascon

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CEO, Ivan Israelstam

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Section 197 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) places heavy responsibilities on the employer who takes over the business (or part thereof) of another employer as a going concern. This section forces the new employer to take over all the labour related obligations of...

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The Labour Relations Act (LRA), in its definition section says that an employee is someone who works for an employer. However, the designers of the LRA failed to define the term ‘employer’. This confuses our understanding of what an employer is and what an employee...

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