Media Statements

  
  
The Department of Employment and Labour in Gauteng conducts OHS blitz inspections in the Pretoria CBD30/03/2020
Department of Employment and Labour to step-up inspection blitzes to fight “half-hearted” measures by employers to stem Covid-19 30/03/2020
Update on employment and labour issues arising from the lockdowns28/03/2020
Pick n Pay Industrial Action27/03/2020
Department of Employment & Labour labour centres to remain closed during the 21 days lockdown period27/03/2020
Directive on COVID-19: implications on BCEA leave provision26/03/2020
UIF to process COVID-19 TERS benefit to assist employers and workers during Coronavirus (COVID 19) lockdown26/03/2020
ILO and Productivity SA collaborate for employment creation23/03/2020
Seven Chinese nationals arrested for alleged human trafficking and violation of labour laws denied bail20/03/2020
Companies facing distress due to the pandemic to be assisted - Employment and Labour 17/03/2020
Decent work deficiencies still prevail in Agriculture sector despite improvement in working conditions – a Department of Employment and Labour study shows13/03/2020
Evidence-based solutions key to fighting large scale retrenchments – DG Department of Employment and Labour12/03/2020
Department of Employment and Labour online services to go offline due to ICT infrastructure ‘health check’ 11/03/2020
Employer found to be owing over R400 000 for Compensation Fund - Blitz inspection 10/03/2020
Employment and Labour Minister T.W Nxesi launches Ergonomics Regulations designed to eliminate occupational hazards10/03/2020
Stern warning to employers not respecting the labour laws- Minister Nxesi07/03/2020
Department of Employment and Labour launches a game-changer in inspection and enforcement of NMW05/03/2020
Judgement in the bail hearing of seven Chinese nationals arrested for alleged human trafficking and violation of labour laws to be known after two weeks04/03/2020
Blitz inspections among small employers in Mpumalanga expose high levels of non-compliance04/03/2020
Department of Employment and Labour on a successful Compensation Fund Outreach campaign in the Eastern Free State28/02/2020
Employment and Labour Minister T.W Nxesi to launch newly-promulgated Ergonomics Regulations27/02/2020
UIF to launch online system for applications for compliance (tender letter) certificate26/02/2020
2020/21 a decisive year for the Department – Employment and Labour Minister, T.W Nxesi25/02/2020
Compensation Fund introduces a new system in an effort to improve service delivery 24/02/2020
The new NMW base rate to come into effect in March – Department of Employment and Labou24/02/2020
Dubious Spar employer ordered to pay millions of rands to workers for unlawful deductions, non-compliance with National Minimum Wage (NMW) and overtime among others24/02/2020
Employment and Labour responds to Misinformation regarding Kees Beyers Chocolates CC Employment Equity Plan19/02/2020
Employment and Labour’s UI and COID Audit Inspectors raid Retail & Wholesale sector in Brits – North West14/02/2020
Chinese nationals arrested for alleged human trafficking and violation of labour laws breached SAs immigration laws12/02/2020
Strikes in 2018 reaches a high in the past five year – Department of Employment and Labour05/02/2020
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