TechInAfrica – Sabinet is providing free Wi-Fi access to all labor courts across South Africa. The free internet access service is made available for legal practitioners who are taking labor-related cases in the country. The free access facilities include online legal resources such as up-to-date, reported and unreported labor judgments, Bargaining Council Agreements, labor legislation, CCMA awards, and Labor-related Acts.
The project was launched in 2013 with the aim to provide a reliable, fast internet connection in order to help the legal practitioners and employees to get access to on-site online research and resources when performing their tasks.
Speaking on the service, Sabinet spokesperson explained: “In this digital age, it is imperative that Legal practitioners have reliable access to online legislation and resources in order to carry out their tasks efficiently.
“Many of the lawyers at the labor courts also make use of the service to provide valuable assistance to their pro bono clients. Sabinet’s WiFi service is available in most sections of the labor courts, including the judges’ chambers, courtrooms, library and pro bono office in Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban.”
The service has been provided by Sabinet via South African communications specialist, Gconnect. Gconnect is a Wi-Fi provider owned by Exmile Technologies.
Sabinet was established more than 35 years ago. It has been providing digital products and services to cross-sector organizations, including resource-sharing tools, library management systems, digital data collection management, and content management systems.
For further information about Sabinet’s legal information services, please visit www.sabinet.co.za
Source: gadget.co.za and itweb.co.za