Employment and Labour’s Minister T.W Nxesi on the ground to enforce compliance with labour laws
24 January 2022

Western Cape - Employment and Labour Minister T.W Nxesi will on Tuesday, 25 January 2022, join a team of departmental inspectors in Sea Point, Cape Town to ensure the enforcement of the labour legislation in the Hospitality Sector.


The Minister will visit from 11:00 am-13:00pm.


The Minister's visit is part of the Department of Employment and Labour's Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES) branch in the Western Cape Province to embark on mega blitz inspections targeting the Hospitality Sector.


The Hospitality Sector mega blitz inspections started this week on Monday, 24 January 2022 and will end on Friday, 28 January 2022. The focus of inspections is in the Cape Town Metropole, Coastline, Cape Winelands and Overberg regions.


The inspectorate is testing compliance on the National Minimum Wage Act (NMWA); Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA); Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA); Unemployment Insurance Act (UIA) and Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA).


The Minister, during his visit, will be accompanied by Department of Employment and Labour's Inspector-General Aggy Moiloa and the department's Chief Inspector Tibor Szana.  


For media inquiries, please contact:

Ms Mapula Tloubatla

Provincial Communication: Western Cape

060 989 7509 / mapula.tloubatla@labour.gov.za

or

Mr Sabelo Mali

Ministry MLO

082 729 5804 / sabelo.mali@labour.gov.za

“Please continue adhering to the lockdown regulations. Wash or sanitise your hands regularly and wear your mask at all times. Keep social distancing protocols and avoid overcrowded gatherings"

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Issued by: Department of Employment and Labour

 

 

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