The Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant will host a Domestic and Farmworkers' Imbizo (public participation programme) with a view to educate domestic and farmworkers about the National Minimum Wage; extension of social security benefits to workers such as the Unemployment Insurance Fund; the Compensation of Injuries and Disabilities Act; and to also engage them on improving their working conditions.
Under the theme: 'Blow the Whistle on Non-Compliance', the Imbizo will provide a platform for the Minister and the Department of Labour senior management team, to engage with the workers on concerns regarding employment of foreign nationals; the importance Occupational Health Safety; and the working conditions of the domestic and farming communities.
Members of the media are invited to attend as follows:
Date: 04 May 2019
Venue: Greenhills Stadium, Randfontein
Time: 09:00 – 15:00
For more information and confirmations contact:
Provincial Communication Officer
Department of Labour Gauteng
Tel: 012 309 5136
Cell: 082 908 1828
082 697 0694
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