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Parliament Seeks Comment on NMW Amendment Bill

Parliament Seeks Comment on NMW Amendment Bill


Portfolio Committee on Labour The portfolio committee on labour has called for comment on the Draft National Minimum Wage Amendment Bill.The committee met in January 2019 to discuss the need…

National Blitz Campaign on NMW Compliance in the Offing


Department of LabourThe labour department is planning to embark on a national campaign during February to assess levels of compliance with labour laws with particular focus on the newly introduced…

Hearings on Contract Cleaning Sector Minimum Wages Underway


Department of LabourThe department of labour is currently holding public hearings on the Contract Cleaning Sector across the country. The purpose of these hearings is to consult interested parties on…

DOL Clarifies EE Certificate of Compliance


Department of LabourEmployers that comply with and implement employment equity (EE) will be issued with a certificate of compliance valid for 12 months subject to meeting a number of conditions.The…

Comment Sought on Employment Equity Amendment Bill


Department of LabourA draft bill designed to empower the labour minister to establish sectoral numerical targets to ensure the equitable representation of designated groups at all levels of the workforce…

Essential Services Committee Investigates Health Services


Department of LabourThe Essential Services Committee (ESC) is in the process of conducting an investigation as to whether certain services are essential.The labour department announced the investigation in Government Gazette…

DOL Gives Thumbs Up to Labour Broker Ruling


Department of LabourThe labour department has welcomed the recent Constitutional Court judgement on labour brokers.The Court had ruled on the matter between Assign Service (Pty) Ltd, a temporary employment service…

Draft COIDA Bill in the Pipeline


Department of LabourThe Draft Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Bill will be tabled before cabinet in August 2018 for approval.In a statement, the department added that the draft bill…

18th Employment Equity Report Launched


Department of LabourThe labour minister, Mildred Oliphant, has drawn attention to the lack of progress in implementing the objectives of the Employment Equity Act.The minister was speaking at the launch…

DOL Responds to NMW Bill Submissions


Department of LabourThe labour department recently confirmed that a revised definition of worker would be included in the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Bill.The department was providing responses to the portfolio…