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New Driven Machinery Regulations Mooted


Department of LabourNew regulations for driven machinery have been mooted that will repeal those in place since 1988.Originally published on 4 March 2011 as final regulations in notice 163 of…

Employment Conditions in Forestry Sector Come Under Scrutiny


Department of LabourThe department of labour intends investigating minimum wages and employment conditions in the forestry sector and has invited interested parties to make written submissions within 30 days.This was…

Government Announces Amendment to Learnership Allowances


Department of LabourAmendments to learnership allowances have been published in notice R234 of Government Gazette 34125.Regulated by sectoral determination 5 under Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997, the…

Key Policy Reforms in the Pipeline to Support Job Creation


Economic Sectors and Employment ClusterThe rural development and land reform minister, Gugile Nkwinti, has confirmed that the recent cabinet lekgotla decided to implement key policy and regulatory reforms to support…

Budget Contains Key Measures on Job Creation


National TreasuryThe finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, announced a number of key measures to speed up employment creation during his budget speech in Parliament.The identified measures to be applied over the…

Compensation Fund: Standard Assessment Rate Changes Gazetted


Department of LabourIn terms of Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993, the department of labour has published changes to the standard assessment rates for calculating annual…