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Essential Services Committee Investigates Health Services

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…

NMW Online Exemptions System on Track


Department of LabourThe national minimum wage (NMW) online exemptions system will go live in the last week of April 2018.In a statement, the labour department added that the system, once…

NMW Exemption Regulations Under Construction


Department of LabourNational Minimum Wage (NMW) Exemption Regulations will be published for public comment soon.The labour department has announced that the drafted Regulations should be ready in a week's time.This…

Parliament Seeks Comment on National Minimum Wage Bill


Department of LabourThe portfolio committee on labour has invited comment on the National Minimum Wage Bill.The bill was tabled in parliament at the end of November 2017.It seeks to:• Provide…

Essential Services Committee Investigates Supply of Cash


Department of LabourAn investigation to establish whether the wholesale supply of cash is an essential service is underway.The labour department announced the investigation in Government Gazette 41445.The Essential Services Committee…

Online System for Minimum Wage Exemptions Under Construction


Department of LabourAn online system is being developed to analyse data submitted by employers when applying for National Minimum Wage (NMW) exemptions.In a statement, the labour department warned employers of…