Labour Law with Luzan


Precision in Labour Law.

Luzan Thuynsma’s Expert Touch
for a Balanced Workplace.

Our Services.


Welcome to Labour Law with Luzan! As the founder and driving force behind this esteemed company, Luzan brings over 18 years of invaluable experience in the field of Labour Law. With a passion for building and nurturing relationships between employers and employees, Luzan is dedicated to providing comprehensive legal solutions tailored to the needs of businesses in all spheres.

Luzan’s journey in the realm of Labour Law began at the prestigious University of the Free State, where she studies to obtain her LLB degree. Equipped with a solid legal foundation, she embarked on a career that would see her become a trusted advisor to numerous employers seeking guidance in navigating the complexities of employment relationships.

At the heart of Luzan’s approach is her relational vision. She understands that successful businesses thrive on strong, harmonious connections between employers and their employees. With her expertise, Luzan effectively assists employers in fostering positive and productive relationships within their organizations.

Labour Law with Luzan offers a diverse range of services to cater to the unique needs of employers. Whether it’s drafting employment contracts, conducting workplace trainings, or delivering engaging public speaking engagements, Luzan ensures that her clients are equipped with the necessary tools to create a thriving work environment.

When you choose to work with Labour Law with Luzan, you can expect a dedicated professional who is committed to protecting your business interests while fostering positive relationships within your workplace. With her extensive experience and unwavering passion for the field, Luzan is the trusted partner you need for all your Labour Law needs.

Contact Labour Law with Luzan today and experience the difference that a personalized, relationship-driven approach can make for your business.

Harmony in the Workplace,
Legal Expertise in Action.

Luzan Thuynsma Leads the Way.


Contracts, Disciplinary Codes and Procedures.

Luzan understands that a one-size-fits-all approach to disciplinary codes is ineffective because every organization has its own unique culture, values, and specific requirements. Therefore, she takes a customized approach to tailor disciplinary codes to each organization’s individual needs. Here’s how she accomplishes this:

Luzan begins by conducting a comprehensive assessment of the organization. This involves gaining a deep understanding of the company’s industry, size, structure, and specific challenges it faces in managing employee conduct. She also takes into consideration any existing policies and procedures already in place.

Luzan believes in involving key stakeholders in the process. She engages in open and collaborative discussions with employers, management, and HR teams to gather their insights, concerns, and expectations regarding employee conduct and disciplinary processes. This collaborative approach ensures that the disciplinary code reflects the collective vision and values of the organization.

As an experienced Labour Law expert, Luzan ensures that the disciplinary code complies with all relevant legal requirements and regulations. She stays up-to-date with the latest developments in labour legislation and ensures that the code aligns with current legal standards.

Luzan crafts policies and procedures that are specifically tailored to address the unique needs of the organization. This may include guidelines for attendance, performance, workplace behavior, and other relevant areas. The policies and procedures are designed to be clear, concise, and easily understood by all employees.

Luzan recognizes that businesses evolve and change over time. Therefore, she builds flexibility and adaptability into the disciplinary code. This allows the code to be revised and updated as needed, ensuring that it remains relevant and effective in addressing new challenges and circumstances that may arise.

Luzan emphasizes the importance of effectively communicating the disciplinary code to employees. She assists employers in developing communication strategies to ensure that employees understand the expectations, consequences, and procedures outlined in the code. This may involve conducting training sessions, providing written materials, or implementing other communication channels.

Even after the disciplinary code is implemented, Luzan remains available to provide ongoing support and guidance. She assists employers in interpreting and applying the code, offers advice on specific disciplinary matters, and helps address any challenges or concerns that may arise

By following this tailored approach, Luzan ensures that the disciplinary code is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of each organization. This approach promotes fairness, consistency, and accountability in managing employee conduct, ultimately fostering a positive and productive work environment.

Disciplinary Hearings.

Luzan can provide valuable assistance in conducting fair hearings during disciplinary proceedings. As an experienced Labour Law expert, she understands the importance of procedural fairness and ensuring that disciplinary hearings are conducted in a legally sound and unbiased manner. Here’s how Luzan can assist in this regard:

Luzan can guide employers through the preparation process for disciplinary hearings. This includes helping employers gather and organize the necessary evidence, ensuring that all relevant documentation is in order, and advising on the appropriate witnesses to be called.

Depending on the circumstances and severity of the disciplinary matter, Luzan can assist in determining the appropriate hearing process. This may involve deciding whether a formal or informal hearing is necessary and ensuring that the chosen process aligns with the requirements of the disciplinary code and applicable labour laws.

Luzan emphasizes the importance of procedural fairness throughout the hearing. She can advise employers on how to ensure that the employee facing disciplinary action is provided with adequate notice, an opportunity to respond to the allegations, and the right to be heard. Luzan helps employers adhere to the principles of natural justice and fairness in all aspects of the hearing.

In some cases, employers may choose to have Luzan act as an independent hearing chairperson. In this role, she can preside over the hearing, ensuring that the proceedings are conducted impartially and in accordance with the disciplinary code and legal requirements. As a neutral party, Luzan helps maintain the integrity and fairness of the hearing process.

Luzan can provide guidance on effective questioning techniques and cross-examination strategies during the hearing. This ensures that the relevant facts and evidence are properly explored and that the employee’s perspective is fully considered.

After the hearing, Luzan can assist employers in assessing the evidence presented and making fair and informed determinations. She helps employers evaluate the facts, consider the disciplinary code, and determine appropriate outcomes or disciplinary actions based on the evidence and the organization’s policies.

Luzan emphasizes the importance of accurately documenting the proceedings. She can provide guidance on preparing comprehensive and legally sound hearing records or minutes, ensuring that all relevant information and decisions are properly recorded.

By providing assistance in conducting fair hearings, Luzan ensures that employers have the necessary guidance and expertise to navigate this critical stage of the disciplinary process. Her involvement helps employers maintain procedural fairness, comply with legal requirements, and make informed decisions based on a thorough and unbiased evaluation of the evidence.

Corporate Governance.

Luzan follows a systematic process to assist businesses with corporate governance. The specific steps may vary depending on the needs and requirements of each organization, but here is a general overview of the process that Luzan typically follows:

Luzan begins by conducting an initial assessment of the organization’s current corporate governance practices. This involves reviewing existing documents such as partnership agreements, shareholder agreements, and constitutions, as well as understanding the organization’s structure, operations, and key stakeholders. This assessment helps Luzan identify any gaps or areas that need improvement.

Luzan works closely with the organization’s management and key stakeholders to gain a clear understanding of the organization’s goals, values, and vision. This information serves as a foundation for developing corporate governance strategies that align with the organization’s objectives.

Luzan ensures that the organization is aware of and compliant with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements related to corporate governance. She keeps up-to-date with changes in legislation and provides guidance on how the organization can maintain compliance.

Based on the assessment and understanding of the organization’s goals, Luzan develops customized governance solutions. This may involve drafting or reviewing partnership agreements, shareholder agreements, constitutions, or other governing documents. These documents establish clear guidelines, roles, responsibilities, decision-making processes, and mechanisms for dispute resolution within the organization.

Once the governance solutions have been developed, Luzan assists with the implementation process. This may include facilitating discussions and negotiations among stakeholders, overseeing the proper execution of agreements, and documenting the finalized governance arrangements. She ensures that the documents accurately reflect the agreed-upon governance structures and that they comply with legal requirements.

Luzan recognizes the importance of educating key stakeholders and employees about corporate governance principles and practices. She may provide training sessions or workshops to help stakeholders understand their roles and responsibilities, as well as the benefits and implications of effective corporate governance.

Corporate governance is not a one-time effort but an ongoing process. Luzan provides ongoing support and guidance to organizations, assisting them in reviewing and updating their governance structures as needed. This may involve periodic reviews of governing documents, advising on changes in regulations, and providing guidance on best practices to ensure that the organization’s governance remains effective and relevant.

By following this process, Luzan helps organizations establish and maintain strong corporate governance practices. Her expertise ensures that organizations have tailored governance solutions that promote transparency, accountability, and effective decision-making, ultimately contributing to their long-term success and sustainability.

CCMA and Bargaining Council Representation.

Luzan can represent employers at the CCMA (Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration) or Bargaining Council in various ways. Here are the typical steps involved in her representation process:

Luzan begins by consulting with the employer to understand the circumstances and details of the case. She gathers relevant information about the dispute, including any supporting documentation, such as employment contracts, policies, or disciplinary records. This consultation helps Luzan assess the employer’s position, identify potential strengths and weaknesses, and develop a strategy for representation.

Luzan assists the employer in preparing the necessary documentation and evidence required for the dispute resolution process. This may involve reviewing and organizing relevant documents, gathering witness statements, and compiling a comprehensive case file. Luzan ensures that the employer’s position is supported by appropriate evidence and that all relevant legal and procedural requirements are met.

In cases where conciliation is the initial step in the dispute resolution process, Luzan represents the employer during the conciliation proceedings. She attends the conciliation meetings, presents the employer’s case, and engages in negotiations and discussions with the other party and the conciliator to seek a mutually agreeable resolution.

If the dispute progresses to mediation, Luzan continues to represent the employer during the mediation process. She participates in the mediation sessions, assists in presenting the employer’s position, and works collaboratively with the mediator and the opposing party to explore potential settlement options and reach a resolution.

If the dispute remains unresolved after conciliation and mediation, it may proceed to arbitration. Luzan represents the employer during the arbitration hearings, presenting the employer’s case, examining and cross-examining witnesses, and making legal arguments. She ensures that the employer’s rights and interests are protected throughout the arbitration process.

Luzan provides legal advocacy on behalf of the employer, presenting arguments, submitting legal briefs, and making representations to support the employer’s position. She utilizes her legal expertise and knowledge of labor laws to present a compelling case and protect the employer’s rights and interests.

Throughout the process, Luzan engages in settlement negotiations with the opposing party, seeking to reach a mutually acceptable resolution that aligns with the employer’s objectives. She advises the employer on the potential outcomes and risks associated with different settlement options and provides guidance on making informed decisions.

It's important to note that representation at the CCMA or Bargaining Council requires a sound understanding of labour laws, dispute resolution procedures, and relevant legal principles. Luzan leverages her expertise in these areas to navigate the process, advocate for the employer's interests, and work towards a favourable outcome.

Mastering Labour
Law Challenges
with Luzan Thuynsma.

Where Labour Law Insight
Fuels Workplace Success.


Luzan takes several steps to help organizations remain compliant with legal and regulatory requirements.
Here are some ways she ensures compliance:

Luzan stays updated with the latest legal and regulatory developments relevant to corporate governance. She closely monitors changes in legislation, regulations, and industry standards to ensure that organizations are aware of any updates that may affect their compliance requirements.

Luzan conducts compliance assessments to evaluate an organization’s current practices and identify any gaps or areas of non-compliance. Through this assessment, she examines the organization’s governance structures, policies, and procedures, comparing them against applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

Luzan provides expert interpretation and guidance on legal and regulatory requirements to help organizations understand their obligations. She assists organizations in interpreting complex legal language, clarifying any ambiguities, and providing practical recommendations on how to achieve compliance.

Luzan helps organizations develop and update policies and procedures that align with legal and regulatory requirements. This includes drafting or revising governance-related policies, such as codes of conduct, conflict of interest policies, and compliance frameworks. These policies outline the organization’s commitment to compliance and provide guidance to employees on expected behaviors and practices.

Luzan emphasizes the importance of educating employees and stakeholders about legal and regulatory requirements. She facilitates training sessions or workshops to raise awareness and promote compliance throughout the organization. This includes educating employees on their rights and responsibilities, ethical practices, and the consequences of non-compliance.

Luzan advises organizations on implementing effective internal controls and audit processes to ensure compliance. She helps organizations establish mechanisms for monitoring and reviewing their governance practices, conducting regular internal audits, and addressing any identified compliance gaps or issues promptly

If specialized legal expertise is required beyond her scope, Luzan collaborates with legal experts or refers organizations to appropriate legal counsel. This ensures that organizations receive accurate legal advice and representation when necessary.

Luzan assists organizations in understanding and fulfilling their regulatory reporting and filing obligations. This includes ensuring that required forms, disclosures, or reports are submitted accurately and within specified timeframes.

Luzan provides ongoing support to organizations, remaining available for consultation and assistance as needed. She answers compliance-related questions, provides guidance during regulatory inspections or audits, and supports organizations in addressing any compliance issues that may arise.

By employing these strategies, Luzan helps organizations maintain compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. Her proactive approach, expertise, and regular monitoring help organizations stay updated and adapt to changes in the legal landscape, reducing the risk of non-compliance and associated penalties.

Training and Workshops.

Luzan offers a range of workshops and training programs designed to enhance various aspects of organizational effectiveness and compliance. While the specific programs may vary based on client needs, here are examples of some workshops and training programs Luzan offers:

This program focuses on training employees and managers on the implementation of discipline in the workplace. It covers topics such as understanding disciplinary policies and procedures, effective communication in disciplinary situations, handling misconduct or poor performance, and ensuring procedural fairness.

This program provides comprehensive training on how to conduct fair and effective disciplinary hearings. Participants learn about the legal principles of natural justice, the role of the hearing chairperson, gathering and presenting evidence, conducting questioning and cross-examination, making determinations, and documenting the hearing process.

This workshop focuses on enhancing professional image and personal branding within the corporate context. It covers topics like appropriate attire, grooming, body language, and communication skills to create a positive and professional impression in the workplace.

Luzan offers team-building workshops designed to improve teamwork, collaboration, and communication within organizations. These workshops often include interactive activities, exercises, and discussions to foster stronger relationships, trust, and cohesion among team members.

This training program educates employees and managers on compliance requirements and ethical practices within the organization. Topics covered may include understanding legal and regulatory obligations, identifying and managing conflicts of interest, preventing fraud and corruption, and promoting ethical decision-making.

Luzan provides workshops and training programs focused on leadership development. These programs aim to enhance leadership skills, including effective communication, decision-making, conflict resolution, and strategic thinking, enabling participants to lead teams and organizations more effectively.

This program focuses on educating HR professionals, managers, and supervisors on key aspects of employment law to ensure compliance. Topics covered may include employment contracts, discrimination and harassment prevention, fair employment practices, and managing employee grievances.

Luzan also offers customized workshops tailored to specific organizational needs. These workshops can address a wide range of topics, such as change management, diversity and inclusion, performance management, or any other area where organizations seek to enhance their capabilities.

Employers may seek assistance with organizational development initiatives aimed at improving overall effectiveness and efficiency. This can involve conducting organizational assessments, facilitating strategic planning sessions, implementing change management initiatives, optimizing team structures and processes, and fostering a positive organizational culture.

Employers often require support in attracting and hiring qualified candidates. This can include assistance with job analysis and description, creating job postings, conducting candidate screening and interviews, and developing selection criteria. Recruitment support helps employers identify and hire the right talent to meet their organizational needs.

Employers may need guidance in establishing effective performance management systems that align employee goals with organizational objectives. This can involve developing performance evaluation frameworks, providing training on performance feedback and coaching, and implementing performance improvement plans.

Employers may have a need to enhance employee engagement and retention strategies. This can involve conducting employee surveys, developing recognition and reward programs, fostering a positive work environment, promoting work-life balance, and implementing initiatives to improve employee morale and job satisfaction.

It's important to note that the workshops and training programs offered by Luzan are customizable based on the specific requirements and objectives of each organization. Luzan works closely with her clients to understand their needs and designs workshops and programs accordingly, ensuring they receive targeted and impactful training experiences.

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This program provides comprehensive training on how to conduct fair and effective disciplinary hearings. Participants learn about the legal principles of natural justice, the role of the hearing chairperson, gathering and presenting evidence, conducting questioning and cross-examination, making determinations, and documenting the hearing process.


What our clients say.

Brain Gain Kimberley
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Luzaan Labour Law. Dankie!! Dankie dat jy my werk vergemaklik deur daar te wees.Net n oproep en jy help my onmiddelik. Ek as werkgewer neem beter begrip hoe om werknemers te hanteer , volgens wet. My werknemers dra kennis van waar hul staan in die werksomgewing en verstaan ook hul regte. Dit is vir ons n voorreg om jou deel van ons span te hê, jy is n ster!
Johan Lategan Argitekte
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Johan Lategan Argitekte het van Luzan Thuynsma (HR & Financial Consultants) se dienste gebruik gemaak in 2018 t.o.v die hersiening van ons personeel kontrakte. Sy het vir ons van goeie raad bedien tydens ń konsultasie met haar. Sy het haar dienste eerbaar en baie professioneel gelewer. Die voorlegging van die nuwe kontrakte aan my personeel het ook goed verloop. Ons kan haar dienste dus aanbeveel.
Uitzicht Guesthouse
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Ons het gedurende 2023 van Luzan van Labour Law se dienste begin gebuik maak. Luzan is altyd uiters proffesioneel en dis altyd ’n plesier om met haar te werk. Sy verskaf ’n volledige bundel, vir jou met alles wat jy benodig vir jou personeel.  Sy sorg ook dat jy altyd op hoogte is van nuustste arbeidspraktyke. Sy verskaf al die inligting direk aan jou sodat jy ten alle tye gereed is vir inspeksie deur Departement van Arbeid. Ek kan haar met groot vrymoedigheid aanbeveel
Smarties Kleuterkampus
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Labour Law with Luzan het al my verwagtinge oortref! Niks is ooit te veel moeite vir Luzan nie. Kontrakte word te alle tye deeglik opgestel om die werkgewer sowel as die werknemer tegemoed te kom! Sy gaan die kontrakte met die personeel persoonlik deur sodat elkeen dit goed verstaan. Luzan korrespondeer gereeld en bied altyd akkurate raad en hulp waar nodig. Geen probleem is vir haar te groot of te klein nie.
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Mev Thuynsma is vir die afgelope drie jaar my Arbeids Konsultant. My arbeids sake word met baie Etiek en Professionalisme hanteer. Arbeids situasies in die verlede was binne enkele dae hanteer en opgelos. My werknemers kontrakte word ook deur Mev Thuynsma hanteer en so word ek gereeld op hoogte gebring met veranderings in wetgewing en sodoende word kontrakte deur haar aangepas. Dit is n absolute plesier om met Mev Thuynsma te werk en dus is sy hoogs aanbeveelbaar.
TC Designs
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Very satisfied with the service Luzaan provided. Sufficient advice and immediate response. Up to date with all new regulations. Will definitely recommend her.I can highly recommend Labour Law with Luzan for any Labour matters. Luzan is fast and efficient when we have any labour concerns or issues that need to be sorted out. She take the time to answer all our questions and she is fair when it comes to disputes.

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