Department’s Inspectorate to host compliance seminars on minimum wage
15 November 2021

As part of advocacy initiatives the Department of Employment and Labour’s Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES) branch will next week host two seminars on compliance with the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

The two seminars will be held in Mthatha and Komani (Queenstown). The theme of the seminars is: "Paying the National Minimum Wage is the Right Thing to Do". Annually the department hosts these seminars as part of the IES branch drive to educate stakeholders on labour laws.

The Hospitality Sector is one of the sectors classified as high risk when it comes to compliance with labour laws.

The latest seminars follow one held in August 2021 in the Western Cape. The seminars are targeting: employers, employees, employer organisations, trade unions, bargaining councils, restaurants, hotels, and tourism sector among others. 

Media is invited to attend the seminar.

The seminars will be held as follows:

Date: 18 November 2021                                       Date: 19 November 2021

Time: 10:00-14:00                                                   Time: 10:00-14:00

Venue: Mthatha, at the Hotel Savoy                    Venue: Komani at Komani Resort

 

For more information contact:

 

Musa Zondi

Acting Departmental Spokesperson

 

"The pandemic is still with us, so, make sure you continue washing or sanitising your hands frequently, wear your mask and observe social distance"

 

 

-ENDS-

 

Issued by: Department of Employmet and Labour 

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