Labour Articles

Eskom, Mantashe spurn DA electricity plan

.....article dated 20 October 2020..... State zaps idea of independent power purchaser..... Minister Pravin Gordhan put any idea of private sector participation in an independent power purchasing plan firmly to bed by labelling any proposals as a...

Battle of the Bulge

.......editorial .....August 2020....... What size the SA public service? It is plain to see that the country’s major liability in terms of over-expenditure is the massive public sector wage bill which, by any standard, is totally out of proportion...

Employment Equity Bill sets BEE targets

.....article July 26.... Minister gets tough on B-BBEE....  At the same time as Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, tabled in Parliament the new Employment Equity (EE) Amendment Bill proposing that new BEE targets for business and...

DoH updates MPs on NHI

article July 15 2020...... Hopes for transversal tendering by 2025/26 ....Dr Gail Andrews, Chief Operations Officer at Department of Health (DoH), told Parliament that the department hopes to have a “public transversal contract” in place before...

Battle of the Bulge

.......editorial .....August 2020....... What size the SA public service? It is plain to see that the country’s major...

DoH updates MPs on NHI

article July 15 2020...... Hopes for transversal tendering by 2025/26 ....Dr Gail Andrews, Chief Operations Officer at...

Employment Equity Bill sets BEE targets

.....article July 26.... Minister gets tough on B-BBEE....  At the same time as Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, tabled in Parliament the new Employment Equity (EE) Amendment Bill proposing that new BEE targets for business and...

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DoH updates MPs on NHI

article July 15 2020...... Hopes for transversal tendering by 2025/26 ....Dr Gail Andrews, Chief Operations Officer at Department of Health (DoH), told Parliament that the department hopes to have a “public transversal contract” in place before...

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B-BBEE included with Covid relief regs

Covid relief & BEE don’t mix, say MPs When the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) were presenting their 2020/21 performance plan to Parliament and after stating that all Covid19 distress funding would be allocated using B-BBEE...

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Home Affairs white paper appears govt meddling

White Paper re-focuses on immigration, security...  Report issued to clients April end 2019..... Gathering a head of steam and running into trouble both at home and abroad, is (former) Minister Siyabonga Cwele’s Draft White Paper on Home Affairs,...

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New Competition Bill invades business principles

  Competition kill is not transformation, say critics Due to an idealogical theme imposed by the Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, on the new Competition Amendment Bill, recently published for comment, South Africa can expect a...

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Marine Spatial Bill targets ocean resources…

Bill to bring order to marine economy... November 2017 ParlyReport..... In the light of President Zuma’s emphasis in his recent speeches on oil and gas issues, it is important to couple this in terms of government policy with the tabling of the...

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Parliament thrashes out debt relief Bill

Credit Regulator calls for defined debt relief...  From November 2017 ParlyReport..... MacDonald Netshitenzhe, of Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), has told parliamentarians that his department in general endorses the call  by the National...

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DTI does flip flop on BEE codes

B-BBEE codes changed on "management control"... A  lack of understanding of the effect of B-BBEE Codes on business and the industrial environment, despite a workshop on the subject, was demonstrated when the department of trade and industry (DTI)...

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Battle of the Bulge

…….editorial …..August 2020……. What size the SA public service? It...

DoH updates MPs on NHI

article July 15 2020…… Hopes for transversal tendering by 2025/26...