Blog Posts tagged “employment”

Ms Makoti Sibongile Khawula (EFF)

Aug. 8, 2016 (3 years ago) — Comments

M-Khawula

What is your political background? I was a member of the African National Congress (ANC) during 1980s and I was actively involved in the fight for freedom. I joined undercover politics during the heightened period of turmoil in Durban in areas like KwaMashu and Inanda. I attended political meetings during ...

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Infographic: Quarterly Labour Force Survey - 2016

May 13, 2016 (3 years, 3 months ago) — Comments

The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) is a household-based sample survey conducted by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). It collects data on the labour market activities of individuals aged 15 years and above who live in South Africa. The QLFS for the First Quarter (Q1) of 2016 was first released ...

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Infographic: Regulation of the engineering industry and foreign engineers in SA

Aug. 29, 2015 (3 years, 12 months ago) — Comments

On Tuesday, 25 August 2015, The Department of Home Affairs and the Engineering Council of South Africa briefed the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs on the gazetted "Critical Skills List" and the regulatory functions of the ECSA, especially as it related to the recruitment of foreign engineers to work in ...

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Infographic: Women & Persons with Disabilities employment targets

Aug. 14, 2015 (4 years ago) — Comments

On Wednesday, 12 August 2015, the Department of Public Service and Administration told MPs that departments did not meet the target for employing 50% of women and 2% of persons with disabilities in the public service sector. According to the Department’s records, employment of women at Senior Management Service ...

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The Week Ahead: Executive scrutiny & legislative action

Aug. 10, 2015 (4 years ago) — Comments

There's both high policy and low politics on display in the main chambers this week. The National Assembly offers a blend of members' statements, a discussion of national importance, legislative business and oral questions to the Deputy President and Peace and Security Cluster. The programme is a bit more ...

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Infographic: The state of employment equity in SA 2014/15

July 24, 2015 (4 years, 1 month ago) — Comments

South Africa recently saw the release of the Commission for Employment Equity Report for 2014/15. Yesterday, Director-General for the Department of Labour stated, at a press meeting, that SA is not at the level it should be with women and persons with disabilities continuing to struggle in the workforce ...

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Infographic: EPWP contribution to work opportunities 2014/15

June 26, 2015 (4 years, 2 months ago) — Comments

On Tuesday, 23 June 2015, the Department of Public Works briefed the Portfolio Committee on Public Works on progress of the roll out of Phase 3 of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). According to the Department, the work opportunity targets for 2014/15 were exceeded; however, closer inspection of ...

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Infographic: The decline in SA Tourism 2015

June 19, 2015 (4 years, 2 months ago) — Comments

This week, Statistics South Africa briefed the Portfolio Committee on Tourism on the latest tourism stats. The meeting was held after the release of Stats SA’s report on Migration and Tourism, which has caused general concern that the number of tourists visiting the country declined by 7.2% from ...

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The Week Ahead: President and Deputy answer oral questions

June 15, 2015 (4 years, 2 months ago) — Comments

Even with the Youth Day Holiday to compress the parliamentary week, the legislature has arranged a substantial programme in the main chambers, which includes ministerial statements, policy debates, oral questions and the processing of assorted bills and statutory instruments.

No surprises, President Zuma will grab the limelight when he answers ...

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Infographic: State of Youth Unemployment in South Africa

June 12, 2015 (4 years, 2 months ago) — Comments

On Tuesday, 9 June 2015, the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) briefed the Economic and Business Development Select Committee on the policy objectives to create work, particularly for young people. Although millions of Rands are being spent on youth development, particularly youth employment, the proportion of young people not employed ...

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