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Labour Minister addresses farm workers imbizo in George this weekend.

by lloyd last modified 2015-06-24 17:22

24 June 2015

The Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant will be addressing an Imbizo of farm workers in the area of Southern Cape at George on Saturday 27, June 2015. The theme under which this Imbizo will be conducted is“Inspection and enforcement services”.

The farm workers Imbizo is conducted against the backdrop of an inspection exercise conducted from the 09th to the 13th of March this year. The objective of this exercise was to ensure that employers in the farming sector comply with employment laws. It is also to determine whether employees get paid the legislated minimum wages, compliance with Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Disease Act (COIDA) and Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).

Major employer and employee representatives like COSATU, NACTU, FEDUSA, AgriSA, and AFSA will participate in this Imbizo.

Media is invited to cover this event and will be held as follows:

VENUE:       GEORGE (Thembalethu Community Hall)

DATE           :   27 JUNE 2015

TIME :           Starting at 09: 00

For more information please call:

Sithembele Tshwete

Media Liaison Officer

Ministry of Labour

071 675 9849

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